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Tue, Sep 30, 1997

My apologies. Work duties preclude me from really getting some writing done right now. Come back in a day or two.

Fri, Sep 26, 1997

The first beta of my search capability is available: The Ball Boy: Search The Site. Keep in mind, it's only a beta.

If anyone would like to help me debug some of the problems, please don't be shy and contact me. I hope to improve its functionality and reduce truncation problems. Still, it's a good first shot.

Not quite a done deal, but close enough: WNBA Set To Expand To D.C..

I'm not sure about this: ESPN SportsZone: Analysis: Cavs win the deal of the '90s, but it changes the balance of power in the Eastern Conference. All three teams seem to win.

He also brings a good view to this deal (very close to mine): The Sporting News - Dave D'Alessandro.

Thu, Sep 25, 1997

WW 9/97: Wizards In Need Of A New Radio Voice.

Note location (Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA) and time (7:30 pm) change in first pre-season game on October 11: Wizards Watch: 1997-98 Washington Wizards Schedule.

I hope they won't be called the Witches: ESPN: D.C. to Get WNBA Team in '98.

Wed, Sep 24, 1997

This is wrong, plain wrong. Especially to those in the upper seats: Washingtonpost.com: Lobbyists, Senators Score MCI Center Tickets Without Penalty.

There aren't close to the action (like my seats), but definitely lots of amentities: MCI Center Club Seating.

As Tony K points out, the NBA is cutting edge on gender issues: WashingtonPost.com: Stern's Got Next.

Tue, Sep 23, 1997

WW 9/97: Quick Releases: He Shoots And Scores!.

WashingtonPost.com:NBA Is Considering Hiring Women to Officiate Regular Season Games.

The Sporting News NBA - Washington Wizards (22 September 1997).

Can the Cavs regain their magic (a follow up to the Big East column of 9/16)? The Sporting News - Dave D'Alessandro.

Mon, Sep 22, 1997

ESPN SportsZone: NBA goes over rule changes as meetings end.

Sun, Sep 21, 1997

WW 9/97: Events Of Next Summer Key News From NBA Meetings.

A text-based site map: Locker Room: Site Map: "Riding the Wizards Bench". (I also updated the page headers.)

Fri, Sep 19, 1997

WW 9/97: Howard Elected Vice President of NBA Player's Union.

Congrats to CWebb and the others: ESPN SportsZone: Shaq, Hill reportedly lead next Dream Team.

Something to pay attention to: ESPN SportsZone: NBA considering lockout for next summer.

Thu, Sep 18, 1997

WW 9/97: Money - That's What I Want!.

Nix this idea: ESPN SportsZone: Roundup: Mahorn re-signs with Pistons.

Don't expect the Wizards to do much, but another team? Could be interesting. ESPN SportsZone: Kemp, McDyess top shopping lists for NBA meetings.

Wed, Sep 17, 1997

Do you have any suggestions on how I can improve the look or readability of this site? If so, e-mail me with your suggestions.

Tue, Sep 16, 1997

WW 9/97: Shammgod Signs Non-Guaranteed Deal With Wizards.

Shammgod and season transactions have been added to the roster: Wizards Watch: 1997-98 Washington Wizards Roster.

Broadcast schedule for the regular season has been updated: Wizards Watch: 1997-98 Washington Bullets Schedule.

The Sporting News NBA - Washington Wizards (16 September 1997).

Just how tough will the Eastern Conference be this year? Jeremy Sack, at OnHoops, tackles that question in The Big East.

Mon, Sep 15, 1997

Sorry, but I was on vacation last week. Here are some links to news of the last week, and I might write a story (or column) shortly.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS: Wizards Sign Shammgod.

WashingtonPost.com: Wizards Sign Shammgod to 1-Year Deal.

Some great news for DC-area residents looking for Wizards games: WashingtonPost.com: Channel 9 Will Air 10 Wizards Games.

WashingtonPost.com: Webber Playing Some Defense.

The Sporting News NBA - Washington Wizards (9 September 1997).

WASHINGTON WIZARDS: Washington Sports and Entertainment Holds Mascot Tryouts.

WashingtonPost.com: Workers' Compensation Measure in D.C. Criticized.

Thu, Sep 4, 1997

WW 9/97: Is A War Coming? Protecting Your Fan Page.

WW 9/97: Strickland Pleads Not Guilty To Charges.

The Sporting News NBA - Washington Wizards (3 September 1997).

I've added JavaScript-based descriptions to the links at the top of each page, so you understand what each subsection is about. Give me a few days to propogate it through the site.

Next change: site index (something I've needed for a long time).

Wed, Sep 3, 1997

WW 9/97: Early Report: Strickland Arrested On DUI Charges in DC.

Another incident (first report): Wizards Guard Charged With DUI (AP). A full story when I get more details.

The rumbles about the salary cap are growing: The Sporting News - Dave D'Alessandro.

More on Whitney's trip to Africa: GLOBAL GAME: Dikembe Mutombo and Mwadi Mabika Lead Tour of South Africa.

My original Whitney news article: WW 8/97: Whitney Going To Africa With Mutombo And Others.

If you were on the mailing list, you probably would've heard the Strickland story there first. Go see Wizards Talk.

Last month's news updates archive: August 1997.

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