Blue Jays Officially Hire Mark Shapiro Indians' Dolan Confirms Search For Minority Owner Mariners Search For Zduriencik's Replacement Dombrowski Evaluating Sox Before Making Moves Lakers' Jim Buss Has No Plans To Sell Chargers Earning Merit With Military NASL RailHawks Put Up For Sale 49ers Take Another Image Hit With Brooks Charge Questions Remain In Phillies' Front Office Jim Buss Remains Optimistic About Lakers
Published January 23, 1998
Calvin Murphy, who has served as the Rockets' TV analyst and a "cornerstone" of the team's community- relations efforts, "apparently has submitted his resignation." It is "unknown" what "prompted Murphy to resign" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/23)....Larry Makelki, former co-owner of the oil-patch supply company BMW Monarch, has "added his name" to the team of nine local investors vying to buy the NHL Oilers (EDMONTON SUN, 1/23)....The Capitals will debut their new third jersey on Sunday at the MCI Center against the Bruins. The jersey is mostly black, with a stripe of bronze across the torso bottom (Capitals).