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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).