November 5, 2002
Florida State's Greg Jones, the leading rusher in the Atlantic Coast Conference, will miss the rest of the season because of a torn ligament in his right knee. An MRI exam Monday showed that Jones tore the anterior cruciate ligament and injured the medial collateral ligament during the Seminoles' victory over Wake Forest on Saturday, team trainer Randy Oravetz said. The 240-pound junior tailback had 938 yards rushing and eight touchdowns.
November 8, 2013 |
Pelicans 96, Lakers 85 (final) The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Lakers by 11 points. The Lakers ran out of gas against the younger, athletic Pelicans, especially with second-year forward-center Anthony Davis providing a dominant performance with a career-high 32 points. Davis also had 12 rebounds and six blocked shots. Lakers guard Nick Young hit a pair of free throws with 3 1/2 minutes left to bring the Lakers to within three points, but New Orleans went on to score the next 12 points, extending the lead to 96-81.
November 28, 2004 |
Something about having a week off agrees with Ryan Killeen. By his own admission, the USC kicker has endured a rough season, making only nine of 18 field-goal attempts. His best game, a three-for-three outing against California, followed a bye week. The same thing happened against Notre Dame on Saturday, the Trojans coming off a bye and Killeen making both his attempts. "I had a lot of time to prepare and get mentally strong," he said. "I had visions of knocking them through all week long."
December 2, 1999 |
It's one of the best-remembered Times sports headlines of the 1970s: "DAVIS! DAVIS! DAVIS! DAVIS! DAVIS! DAVIS!" What else could be said of a 185-pound San Fernando comet named Anthony Davis after his historic six-touchdown afternoon in a 45-23 USC victory over Notre Dame? Retired Times sports editor Paul Zimmerman was moved to say that day: "I consider this one of the most historic days in college football history.
November 28, 2002 |
Anthony Davis predicted a few scoring runs but could not imagine the results. Or the reaction. Not every day. Not after 30 years. In restaurants. In airports. In almost any social or business situation that Davis finds himself, the subject invariably comes up. Six touchdowns in one game. Two on spectacular kick returns. Against Notre Dame.
May 19, 2005 |
Former USC running back Anthony Davis, a unanimous All-American in 1974, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December, the National Football Foundation announced Wednesday. Davis, 52, is part of a Hall of Fame class of 11 players and two coaches. Davis is the 27th USC player to be voted into the Hall of Fame, which is located in South Bend, Ind. "It's always an honor to me to be acknowledged," Davis said in a telephone interview. "I don't care if I'm 22 or 52."
November 6, 2002 |
Wisconsin running back Anthony Davis, treated over the weekend for a stab wound allegedly inflicted by his girlfriend, was charged Tuesday with a misdemeanor count of battery. Police alleged that Davis punched his girlfriend in the face during an argument at his apartment early Sunday before he was stabbed in the leg. Davis, 20, a sophomore, faces a maximum penalty of nine months in jail and a $10,000 fine. Tiffany L.
March 11, 2006 |
Reggie White's death provided the wake-up call, Kirby Puckett's the confirmation. Former USC running back Anthony Davis said last month that because of sleep- and weight-related health problems similar to those of White, a pro football Hall of Famer who died in 2004 at 43, he decided last year to undergo gastric bypass surgery. The procedure is scheduled for today at a hospital in La Jolla and will be shown live on the Internet.
February 19, 2006 |
USC football fans remember Anthony Davis as a 175-pound running back. Today, Davis is 53, weighs 280 pounds and on March 11 will have gastric bypass surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. Davis says he is in relatively good health, although he suffers from sleep apnea, which is connected to his weight problems. "Reggie White had sleep apnea and was overweight, and when he died, that was a wake-up call for me," Davis said.
June 6, 1998 |
Irvine leaders expressed wariness Friday at granting exclusive development rights to an investment group seeking to build a professional football stadium at the retiring El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and said it could be months before they make a final decision.