December 16, 2004 |
The Seattle Mariners added power to one of the weakest lineups in baseball Wednesday, agreeing to a $50-million, four-year contract with free-agent first baseman Richie Sexson. Sexson, a .271 hitter, is coming off an injury-shortened season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He hurt his left shoulder twice and did not play after May, batting .233 with nine homers and 23 runs batted in. Still, his proven power made him an attractive free agent. Sexson, who turns 30 on Dec.
March 1, 1996 |
She was facing a bad slope in bad weather conditions with a bad attitude and a bad case of nerves. But somehow, it all turned out for American Picabo Street. In her first race after winning the world championship downhill title, Street produced a daring second run at Narvik, Norway, on Thursday to win her third World Cup race of the season with an aggregate time of 1 minute 38.38 seconds in a rare two-leg "sprint" downhill. Street was dreading the trip down treacherous Fjellheimloeypa course.
September 3, 2011 |
NFL teams on Saturday completed what can be their most difficult and painful task of the summer. They trimmed their rosters down to 53 players, in some cases saying goodbye to franchise fixtures. New England bid farewell to Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather, a trouble-prone talent taken in the first round five years ago. Chicago said so long to running back Chester Taylor, a move telegraphed when the Bears signed veteran Marion Barber. And defensive tackle Tommie Harris, once a force in the middle for Chicago, couldn't carve out a spot in Indianapolis.
November 28, 2009
As provided by the league (OUT - Definitely will not play; DNP - Did not practice; LIMITED - Limited participation in practice; FULL - Full participation in practice): SUNDAY MIAMI at BUFFALO -- DOLPHINS: DNP: C Jake Grove ( ankle), DE Kendall Langford (not injury related). LIMITED: DE Lionel Dotson (ankle). FULL: G Joe Berger (knee), RB Ricky Williams (chest). BILLS: DNP: T Demetrius Bell (knee), LB Nic Harris (not injury related), DT John McCargo (calf), DT Marcus Stroud (knee)
September 7, 1995
The Times' top 20 high school football preseason poll of teams from the City and Southern sections, as selected by staff writer Eric Shepard. 1. LOS ALAMITOS (Southern Section, Division I) Last year: 12-1, lost to Mater Dei, 28-24, in Division I semifinals. Outlook: Fourteen starters return for the Griffins, whose 47-game winning streak ended in the playoffs last season. They have depth at every position and are particularly strong on offense.