October 28, 2001 |
What comes now? Another outsider, another potential threat. * This time, I'm the outsider. David Loyd's 22-foot aluminum work skiff carries us through blue-gray waters dotted with the thickly wooded hilltops of a submerged mountain range. Together they make up the San Juan archipelago. We are in the far northwest corner of the country, 30 miles east of Victoria, B.C., crossing swift, deep President Channel, where the winds and current can be treacherous.
February 8, 2003
Bob Wood of Nike has intentionally misinterpreted Phil Mickelson's remarks in order to create a controversy between Mickelson and Tiger Woods, and let the real issue -- the quality of Nike equipment -- slip out the side door. Mickelson never questioned Tiger's superior playing ability, he only questioned Nike's golf clubs. And by the way, Mr. Wood, how has David Duval played since he switched to Nike clubs? Tom Moore Los Angeles
March 7, 1994 |
He was paid to run fast, but not too fast. He was paid to run far, but not too far. Quick but harmless, Paul Pilkington was known to Los Angeles Marathon runners Sunday as the "rabbit." Somebody else was supposed to win. For $3,000, Pilkington was supposed to quit. But with nearly a two-minute lead and 10 miles remaining, Pilkington's legs had other ideas. Or was that his pride? Whatever, the rabbit pulled a marathon out of his hat.
March 24, 1994 |
Tim McGraw's "Indian Outlaw" is the fastest-rising country single on the pop charts since Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart" in 1992, but not everyone is celebrating. Two country radio stations in Minneapolis are refusing to play the song after complaints that some of the lyrics are offensive to Native Americans.
November 6, 1988 |
Mike Gillette kicked 5 field goals and Tony Boles rushed for 184 yards in 32 carries Saturday to give No. 14 Michigan a 22-7 Big Ten victory over Minnesota. Michigan, leader of the Big Ten, improved to 6-2-1 overall and 5-0-1 in the conference. A Michigan victory over Illinois next week would put the Wolverines in the Rose Bowl. The Gophers fell to 2-5-2 and 0-4-2. The victory was costly for Michigan, however.
March 4, 2002 |
Employees of Lockheed Martin Corp. in Palmdale rejected the aerospace company's three-year contract proposal Sunday and voted to strike. Of the about 1,000 International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers members who voted, 95% voted to strike, union spokesman Bob Wood said. The workers in Palmdale represent about one-sixth of the work force covered by the contract, he said. Results from other plants, including one in Marietta, Ga., were expected late Sunday.