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Bucks sign center Larry Sanders to multi-year contract extension

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Bucks and center Larry Sanders have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.

Bucks hire Larry Drew as coach

MILWAUKEE, May 31 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond said Friday an agreement had been reached that will make Larry Drew the team's next coach.

Milwaukee Bucks, interim head Coach Jim Boylan part ways

MILWAUKEE, May 1 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Bucks won't be bringing back interim head Coach Jim Boylan, General Manager John Hammond announced Wednesday.

Bucks extend GM Hammonds' contract

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- John Hammond has been given a three-year extension to serve as general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced Wednesday.

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Coach Skiles, Bucks 'mutually' part ways

Coach Skiles, Bucks 'mutually' part ways

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Scott Skiles was removed as Milwaukee Buck coach and assistant coach Jim Boylan will lead the team for the rest of the season, the NBA team said Tuesday.

Back injury sidelines Bucks' Andrew Bougut

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Bucks said Wednesday that center Andrew Bogut will miss at least eight weeks because of a recurring back injury.

2 accused of scrapping 1,200 pound statue

READING, Pa., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania police said they arrested two men suspected of stealing a brass angel statue, cutting it up and selling the pieces as scrap.

Sampson hired as Bucks assistant coach

MILWAUKEE, May 14 (UPI) -- Kelvin Sampson, forced to resign as coach of the Indiana Hoosiers in the midst of the 2007-2008 season, will join the Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant.

Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach

MILWAUKEE, April 17 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks Coach Larry Krystkowiak was fired Thursday, a day after the team ended the season with its eighth straight loss.

Bucks hire a general manager

MILWAUKEE, April 11 (UPI) -- Reports Friday said Detroit Pistons' Vice President of Basketball Operations John Hammond will be the next general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Basie box set filled with enduring gifts

The Count Basie Orchestra was the hardest swinging big band in American jazz history, arguably even the most swinging band of any size and context.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Elling to help head Grammy panel

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Jazz singer Kurt Elling has been voted to the second-highest elected post at the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

Geldof to perform at Winnipeg Folk Fest

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 4 (UPI) -- Former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof will be one of the headliners at this year's Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Larry Brown named coach of Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 2 (UPI) -- Veteran basketball vagabond Larry Brown, known for switching jobs in a heartbeat, Monday was named the new coach of the NBA's Detroit Pistons.

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A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Rod Cless was born this day in Lennox, Iowa, in 1907. He recorded with Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher, Gene Krupa and Mezz Mezzrow. He died in 1944 at age 37 after a drunken fall.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Georgie Auld was born this day in 1919 in Toronto. He came to prominence in 1937 in the Bunny Berigan Orchestra. Other key steps in his musical development included stints in the Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman bands.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

A turning point in World War II occurred on this date in 1945. The U.S. 1st Army captured the only bridge across the Rhine River that had not been blown up by the Germans. It marked the beginning of the Allied advance into Germany. World War II ended in E
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Zombies bassist Chris Taylor White, who was born in 1943 (age 60); J.Geils Band lead singer Peter Wolf and Matthew Fisher of Procol Harum, both in 1946 (age 57); Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers in 1951 (age 52); Taylor Dayne in
By United Press International

Heartland -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Music lovers might like to know that 2003 has been proclaimed "Year of the Blues."
CRYSTAL CAVINESS, United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for March 3-9.
By United Press International
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