September 10, 1994 |
Quarterback Brian MacLean passed for 197 yards and four touchdowns and sparked a 29-point second quarter as Granada Hills High rolled to a 49-13 victory Friday night over Monroe. MacLean connected on 12 of 16 passes, including a 13-yard touchdown toss to Eric Carpenter that gave the Highlanders a 21-7 lead in the second period. Running back Eric Richardson pitched in with two touchdown runs--both in the second quarter--and finished with 43 yards in seven carries.
August 4, 1994 |
The topic for the day was rebounding and 61 youngsters sitting on the gymnasium floor were listening intently to the guest speakers from the NBA at Don MacLean's basketball camp. Trevor Wilson of the Sacramento Kings stressed the importance of boxing out the opponent, while Mitchell Butler of the Washington Bullets emphasized the use of both hands when reaching for a rebound. But it is the desire to rebound, they said, that is essential. And they should know--they speak from experience.
June 20, 1994 |
Comcast Corp. said Sunday that it agreed to buy the cable television operations of Maclean Hunter Ltd. for $1.27 billion, giving further evidence of the ongoing consolidation sweeping the cable TV industry. If the deal wins regulatory approval, it will make Comcast the nation's third-largest cable television company, with 3.5 million subscribers--550,000 of them from the Maclean acquisition. Comcast's cash purchase, from Maclean parent Rogers Communications Inc.
January 14, 1994 |
Don MacLean's 30 points and Rex Chapman's 27 offset Hakeem Olajuwon's season-high 45 Thursday night as the Washington Bullets surprised the Houston Rockets, 120-102, at Landover, Md. The loss denied Rocket Coach Rudy Tomjanovich his 100th victory, which would have made Tomjanovich the ninth-fastest coach to reach 100 wins. Michael Adams had 17 points and 12 assists, and Tom Gugliotta added 16 points, as Washington won its second consecutive game, the first time since Nov.
December 12, 1993 |
Peculiar as it sounds, hunger has bulked up Don MacLean. He is starting at forward for the Washington Bullets after feeling starved of playing time last season. MacLean has added about 10 pounds of muscle since riding the bench as a rookie from UCLA. "I just wanted to get stronger this summer," he said. "Losing some of the fat and putting on muscle is all part of that." The physical overhaul has provided the Bullets with additional offensive punch. MacLean averages 16.
November 18, 1993 |
The best part about Don MacLean's finest night in the NBA is that he got to celebrate a victory, too. MacLean scored a career-high 38 points Wednesday night as the Washington Bullets held off a late comeback bid by Milwaukee to win 117-104 at Landover, Md., extending the Bucks' losing streak to seven games. The Bullets never trailed in reaching the .500 mark (3-3) for the first time since 1991. "First and foremost we were able to win the game.
November 18, 1992 |
UCLA will open its basketball season tonight, playing St. Louis at Pauley Pavilion in the first round of the preseason National Invitation Tournament. The winner will advance to the second round Friday night against the winner of tonight's George Mason-Texas El Paso game at El Paso, at a site to be determined after tonight's games. Second-round winners will move on to New York for the semifinals Nov. 25 at Madison Square Garden.
October 17, 1992 |
"I have got so many things to write about, I don't know where to start," confesses Craig Sheffer. The 32-year-old stars as the late writer Norman Maclean in Robert Redford's new film, "A River Runs Through It." The film is based on Maclean's acclaimed memoir of growing up in Montana and how fly-fishing played an important part in his family's life. "It is really amazing I got this job," he says.
October 14, 1992 |
The Washington Bullets signed Don MacLean to a multiyear contract Tuesday. According to the Baltimore Sun, MacLean agreed to a six-year, $4.86-million deal. The 6-foot-10, 22-year-old forward from UCLA was acquired with William Bedford from the Clippers earlier this month in exchange for forward John Williams. Bedford was cut Monday night.
October 9, 1992 |
Class is in session again for the Clippers, who are taking higher aim this season after participating in postseason play last spring for the first time since the franchise was in Buffalo. But first, a change in assignments.