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SPORTS
May 6, 1988
The University of Maryland honored the wishes of standout basketball center Brian Williams, formerly of St. Monica High in Santa Monica, to be released from his scholarship and transfer to another school. Williams said he will decide where he will go after examinations end in about three weeks.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times
Allison Williams, one-quarter of the coming-of-age female confederation in HBO's "Girls," finds herself at the center of a heated discussion, at least among the show's modest but fervent audience: Is Marnie a bad friend? Or is Hannah a bad friend? The culturally polarizing comedy spent much of its debut season redefining sexual parameters and narcissism for the millennial generation. But friendships are at the core of the Lena Dunham-created series, and they're experiencing growing pains.
SPORTS
November 22, 1996 | CHRIS BAKER
Coach Bill Fitch thinks free-agent center Brian Williams has played his last game for the Clippers. Asked about the progress of the Williams negotiations, Fitch said, "Brian who? Who's he with? "That's what he is, he's a free agent. That's all I know about him. He's probably through as a Clipper as far as I'm concerned. He hasn't made any moves and we've gone on in another direction."
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2006 | Matea Gold
NBC anchor Brian Williams will join veteran sportscaster Bob Costas in hosting the opening ceremonies of the Turin Winter Olympics, airing at 8 p.m. Friday on NBC. It will be the first Olympics gig for Williams, who fills the role "Today" anchor Katie Couric played during the recent games in Sydney, Salt Lake City and Athens.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 1, 2013 | By Meredith Blake and Meg James
NBC News President Steve Capus announced Friday that he would be resigning from his position after nearly eight years on the job and 20 years at the network. "It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction," he wrote in a lengthy internal memo effusive with praise for his colleagues. "Side by side, we have documented the historic, the unforgettable, and the exquisitely ordinary. " Capus, who served as a longtime producer for news anchor Brian Williams before being appointed president by Jeff Zucker in 2005, did not cite a specific reason for his departure.
SPORTS
November 27, 1997
New York Giant center Brian Williams has given up hope of playing this season because of an eye injured in July. Running back Rodney Hampton--out because of a knee injury--said he is ready to play. . . . Punter Rohn Stark, 38, has signed with the Seattle Seahawks. . . . Carolina Panther doctors expect receiver Mark Carrier will be out three weeks because of a broken hand. . . . Tampa Bay linebacker Derrick Brooks signed a five-year contract extension.
SPORTS
September 25, 1991 | DAN HAFNER
As far as the pennant race was concerned, Tuesday night's game at Houston between the San Francisco Giants and the Astros had no importance. But it was anything but meaningless to Giant third baseman Matt Williams. After hitting his 31st home run against rookie Brian Williams in the fourth inning, Matt Williams faced him again in the fifth. Brian Williams threw a fastball and it hit Matt Williams in the helmet, knocking him down.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Brian Williams and Charles Gibson have traveled to Israel to anchor their evening newscasts from close to the Mideast violence, television's sign of the importance given to the story. It was Gibson's first such trip since taking over as sole anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight" in May. He interviewed an Israeli commander for a story on Sunday's newscast and was to anchor Monday's broadcast from Jerusalem.
SPORTS
December 13, 1996 | CHRIS BAKER
Free-agent center Brian Williams told sportscaster Rory Markas that he has no regrets about sitting out the first month of the season. "Sometimes you just have to step back and see if the opportunities presented are exactly what you want," said Williams, who rejected a $16.8-million, four-year offer from the Clippers. "I'm in my prime. The next five years are very pivotal and I don't want to make a wrong turn."
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