Rutgers introduces Eddie Jordan as new basketball coach

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 23 (UPI) -- Former Rutgers star Eddie Jordan has been tapped to replace fired Scarlet Knights head basketball Coach Mike Rice, the school announced Tuesday.

Rutgers expected to name Eddie Jordan to lead basketball program

NEWARK, N.J., April 18 (UPI) -- A former star guard for Rutgers, Eddie Jordan, is reportedly close to signing a deal to return to the school as its basketball coach.
Sixers fire Jordan as head coach

Sixers fire Jordan as head coach

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Eddie Jordan, hired to coach the team last May, was fired Thursday by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Eddie Jordan takes over Philadelphia 76ers

Eddie Jordan takes over Philadelphia 76ers

PHILADELPHIA, June 1 (UPI) -- Eddie Jordan was introduced Monday as coach of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.

Report: 76ers hire Jordan as new coach

PHILADELPHIA, May 29 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers hired Eddie Jordan on Friday to be the team's new head coach, a report on csnphilly.com said.

Kings dump interim Coach Kenny Natt

SACRAMENTO, April 23 (UPI) -- The Sacramento Kings cleaned house Thursday, firing interim Coach Kenny Natt and all five assistant coaches after a franchise-worst 17-65 record this season.

Report: Saunders to become Wizards coach

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Wizards have reached an agreement with Flip Saunders to become their head coach, sources said.

NBA: Washington 124, Golden State 100

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Caron Butler had 35 points, eight rebounds and six assists Tuesday to lead Washington to a 124-100 victory over Golden State.
Wizards fire Eddie Jordan

Wizards fire Eddie Jordan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The struggling Washington Wizards have fired Coach Eddie Jordan, 11 games into his sixth season with the NBA team.
Knee injury ends Gilbert Arenas' season

Knee injury ends Gilbert Arenas' season

CLEVELAND, April 30 (UPI) -- The Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas ended his season Wednesday because of a gimpy left knee.

NBA: Washington 108, Charlotte 104

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Antawn Jamison with 12 seconds left Wednesday secured Washington's 108-104 victory over Charlotte.

New Orleans D.A. resigns under fire

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- New Orleans District Attorney Eddie Jordan, facing a $3.7 million judgment for firing white employees, has resigned after five years in office.

Report: Butler says he is out for the year

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- All-star forward Caron Butler of Washington thinks he is done for the season after fracturing his left hand Sunday in a 121-107 victory at Milwaukee.

Knee sprain will cost Jamison six weeks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A freak right-knee injury will cause Washington Wizards forward Antawn Jamison to miss up to six weeks of what's left of the NBA regular season.

NBA fines Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The NBA has fined Washington Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan $15,000 for failing to leave the court after he was ejected from a game last week.

New Orleans mayor faces criticism at rally

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was the target of sharp public criticism at a rally protesting the city's skyrocketing crime rate.

N.O. police officers indicted

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A Louisiana grand jury Thursday indicted seven New Orleans police officers on murder and attempted murder charges related to an alleged police ambush.

New Orleans D.A. walks out on 'Nightline'

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The New Orleans district attorney called the questions being asked on ABC News "Nightline" stupid and abruptly walked out of the TV interview.

National Guardsmen admit armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Two Louisiana National Guard soldiers in New Orleans have admitted committing armed robbery, military officials said.

Plan to get New Orleans courts moving

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- New Orleans officials say they have a plan to get the city's criminal justice system moving and avoid the release of prisoners awaiting trials.

Wizards' Jordan signs 3-year extension

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Eddie Jordan Saturday signed a three-year contract extension worth about $12 million to remain as head coach of the NBA's Washington Wizards.

Free agent Jeffries weighing his options

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- NBA restricted free agent Jared Jeffries has received interest from a number of teams, but is not close to making a decision, his agent says.

Report: NBA fines Eddie Jordan

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- An NBA spokesman has confirmed that Washington Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan was fined $25,000 for criticizing game officials last month.

Jordan rumored returning to Kings

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Speculation has Washington Coach Eddie Jordan returning to the Sacramento Kings despite having a year remaining on his contract with the Washington Wizards. The rumor pot began to simmer when Ernie Grunfeld, the Wizards' president of basketball operations

Louisiana starts levee failure probe

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Louisiana Attorney General Charles Foti has begun a state investigation into why levees failed during Hurricane Katrina, and civil lawsuits could result.
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