October 4, 2002 |
The Clippers said Thursday they expect to receive an update soon on the condition of All-Star power forward Elton Brand, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee last week. They're just not sure when. They're not yet certain when Brand will join his teammates to begin rehabilitation exercises with the Clipper medical staff at College of the Desert. He has not yet been cleared to travel by Craig Morgan, the Wilmington, Del.
February 17, 2003 |
The locker room had emptied Saturday night, with only a few stragglers dressing quickly in an attempt to catch their teammates already on their way out of Staples Center. Coach Alvin Gentry had run out of things to say, marching to his office from his postgame news conference to fret about another fourth-quarter meltdown. The Clippers, who did not practice Sunday, have lost nine of their last 11 games.
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December 23, 1999 |
In a land of few joyous moments, it was an instant of elation. For a people trapped in a century of darkness, it seemed like redemption itself. Suddenly, unexpectedly, in the fading light of a chilly November day, the Berlin Wall had fallen and East Germans were pouring by the thousands into the West.
April 8, 2003 |
It was business as usual Monday at the Dodger Stadium opener, but things could be changing soon as News Corp. moves closer to selling the franchise. Although the partnership of General Manager Dan Evans and Manager Jim Tracy has produced better-than-expected results, the Dodgers acknowledge there could be changes in the front office and dugout even if the club wins a championship.
March 9, 2003 |
JUPITER, Fla. -- Kevin Brown and Darren Dreifort are returning from major surgery. Kazuhisa Ishii is bouncing back from a traumatic season-ending injury, when his skull was fractured by a line drive in September. Andy Ashby is hoping a blister problem that marred last September doesn't return. Odalis Perez is trying to prove the 300-plus innings he threw last year in winter-league ball, spring training and the regular season didn't sap his arm.
June 27, 1997
The stock market finished lower Thursday as interest rates rose amid uncertainty about next week's key economic developments. The dollar ended mixed, and oil prices fell. Gold edged higher. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down just 35.73 points at 7,654.25, but that was after it saw a 40-point morning gain, then a 96-point loss before recovering over the final hour.
February 4, 1993 |
Monday's resignation of San Diego Symphony executive director Wesley Brustad has added to the uncertainty of the financially fragile orchestra. Although Brustad has agreed to remain in his post until May 1 while a successor is sought, he leaves the board struggling to erase a debt from the 1992 summer season, which Brustad described in the "mid to high $900,000 range." Board president Warren Kessler expressed no anxiety over Brustad's resignation. "We are in the process of formulating a plan . .
October 22, 1999 |
Troy Hudson ended last season as the Clippers' starting point guard and opened training camp with the same title. He has had a solid exhibition season but still hasn't been named an opening-night starter by Coach Chris Ford because Eric Murdock has been slowed by an ankle injury. Many NBA players would have no problem saying they felt unappreciated in the same position. But not Hudson.
March 8, 2001 |
The revolutionary zeal of the PC revolution is rapidly fading, and it's not just because of slow sales or the downturn in the economy. There's a growing sense of malaise in the industry, as people wait for the next big thing, a new "killer app" or something completely novel and unexpected. Meanwhile, despite impressive new features and gadgets, the industry is getting boring and routine. The situation today resembles a quarter-century ago, just before personal computers were introduced.
October 6, 2003 |
Only three Kings participated in Sunday morning's skate, a special assembly for the ailing and injured. As the rest of the team took a day off, forwards Jason Allison and Adam Deadmarsh and defenseman Aaron Miller skated without contact at the King training facility in El Segundo. And with the start of the season drawing near, their frustration was becoming clear.