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April 9, 1987
Micheal Ray Richardson, banned by the NBA last season when he tested positively for cocaine a third time, was the first player selected in the United States Basketball League draft.
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April 12, 2000 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Oklahoma State point guard Doug Gottlieb, who starred at Tustin High, was selected first overall Tuesday in the United States Basketball League draft by the Oklahoma Storm. "Any time you're the first pick, it's a great honor," Gottlieb said. "It doesn't matter if it's the ABL, the CBA or the USBL." Gottlieb, second in the nation in assists this season at 8.6 per game, is hoping the USBL will lead him to the NBA.
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April 30, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Much-traveled Lloyd Daniels signed Wednesday to play for the Long Island Surf of the United States Basketball League. Daniels spent the winter with Greensboro of the Global Basketball Assn., being named most valuable player after averaging 24.3 points.
SPORTS
May 17, 1992
Roy Tarpley, former star of the Dallas Mavericks who is banned from the NBA for substance abuse violations, scored 21 points before being ejected for fighting Friday night in a United States Basketball League game. Tarpley plays for Miami in the USBL.
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May 17, 1992
Roy Tarpley, former star of the Dallas Mavericks who is banned from the NBA for substance abuse violations, scored 21 points before being ejected for fighting Friday night in a United States Basketball League game. Tarpley plays for Miami in the USBL.
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April 12, 2000 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Oklahoma State point guard Doug Gottlieb, who starred at Tustin High, was selected first overall Tuesday in the United States Basketball League draft by the Oklahoma Storm. "Any time you're the first pick, it's a great honor," Gottlieb said. "It doesn't matter if it's the ABL, the CBA or the USBL." Gottlieb, second in the nation in assists this season at 8.6 per game, is hoping the USBL will lead him to the NBA.
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December 11, 1991 | JIM HODGES
It was a covert operation worthy of any of the armed services, detailed in its planning, daring in its execution. A group of 17 U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen staged a daylight raid into the heart of enemy territory at West Point, N.Y., and came away with four mules used as Army mascots. The Midshipmen spent almost a year planning the caper, said Shawn Callahan of Baldwin, N.Y., who led the assault on the U.S. Military Academy.
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March 7, 1985
National Football League Commissioner Pete Rozelle asked Congress to grant the National Fooball League limited protection from federal antitrust laws to allow the league to prevent teams from deserting cities. However, United States Football League Commissioner Harry Usher told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he opposes all proposed legislation that would allow professional sports leagues to control team movement.
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April 30, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Much-traveled Lloyd Daniels signed Wednesday to play for the Long Island Surf of the United States Basketball League. Daniels spent the winter with Greensboro of the Global Basketball Assn., being named most valuable player after averaging 24.3 points.
SPORTS
December 11, 1991 | JIM HODGES
It was a covert operation worthy of any of the armed services, detailed in its planning, daring in its execution. A group of 17 U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen staged a daylight raid into the heart of enemy territory at West Point, N.Y., and came away with four mules used as Army mascots. The Midshipmen spent almost a year planning the caper, said Shawn Callahan of Baldwin, N.Y., who led the assault on the U.S. Military Academy.
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July 16, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle became the first woman to officiate a men's professional basketball game, working a United States Basketball League game between the New Haven Skyhawks and the Philadelphia Spirit.
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May 18, 1985
Outfielder Lonnie Smith, the catalyst of the St. Louis Cardinals' 1982 championship team, was traded to the Kansas City Royals for minor league outfielder John Morris Friday. Smith, who has an $850,000 contract, was deemed available because of the emergence of rookie outfielder Vince Coleman, the major leagues' leading base-stealer. In the Cardinals' championship season, Smith batted .302 and was a top candidate for the National League's Most Valuable Player Award.
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