August 30, 1990 |
CBS, KNBC Channel 4, and cable's ESPN and USA networks were accused of sexism in their coverage of women's sports in a study released Wednesday by the Los Angeles-based Amateur Athletic Foundation. "The study found that women's sports is underreported and that what coverage does exist is inferior to that afforded men's sports," Amateur Athletic Foundation President Anita DeFrantz said in a statement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1990 |
Fred Millard is used to hot, sweaty situations--he swims, bikes and participates in long-distance runs. But even the most grueling of triathlons didn't prepare him for the workout he got while putting out a potentially disastrous fire in Laguna Canyon on Wednesday night. Millard, 44, who works in residential home refinancing, was driving home to Laguna Niguel after a practice run with a friend in Irvine when he spotted a fire along Laguna Canyon Road just north of the junction with El Toro Road.
July 2, 1990 |
Donna Bucktooth's home is typical of those on this 7,300-acre reservation in the rolling, thickly wooded hills of central New York, just south of Syracuse. A forest of lacrosse sticks sprout from a container near the kitchen. Dozens of glittering lacrosse trophies fill a showcase in the sunny family room. In the backyard, a small practice field is laid out with a net-draped goalie cage at either end. "Lacrosse is a way of life with the Iroquois," the bright-eyed grandmother said proudly.
June 22, 1990 |
The appeal of no pros and no protests has drawn 123 entries in seven classes to the sixth annual Audi/North Sails Race Week starting at Long Beach today. The first race is scheduled to start at 4 p.m., with two races Saturday and one Sunday. Racing in most classes will be under the Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) system popular among weekend sailors, but J-35s and Schock 35s will race in separate level classes without handicaps.
February 7, 1990
Tara Cross, former Cal State Long Beach volleyball player, will be honored as Southern California Athlete of the Year by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles at a luncheon Thursday.
October 21, 1989 |
The BMWs are pulling away from the curb now and the shiny, four-wheel-drive, air-conditioned Jeeps that were built to climb rugged mountains but have never tackled anything more treacherous than Woodland Hills are being boarded by the softball players, their wives and their cute kids. And, as a muggy darkness settles over Winnetka Park in Chatsworth, the wolves begin to gather. Aw, relax. These are just the California Wolves and they really mean no harm. Despite their appearance.
July 27, 1989 |
Bob Johnson, executive director of USA Hockey, says he has a long-range plan to bring an Olympic gold medal back to the United States. But there's a hitch. "I don't know whether we can follow the ideal program," Johnson said Wednesday while watching players practice for the U.S. Olympic Festival. Johnson, who coached the U.S. Olympic team in 1976, said he and his staff chose among several plans to rebuild U.S. hockey. However, he said, he has been around long enough not to count on anything.
March 1, 1989 |
With a promise to expose the underworld of international track and field, the third--and most anticipated--phase of the Dubin Inquiry opened Tuesday. It is so called in the Canadian press because Charles L. Dubin, Ontario chief associate justice, presides over the inquiry. To give the official name, Inquiry into the Use of Drugs and Banned Practices to Increase Athletic Performance, takes longer than it does Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson to run 100 meters.