April 18, 2012 |
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in college basketball history, is stepping down as the University of Tennessee's women's coach, the school announced Wednesday. Summitt, who was diagnosed less than a year ago with early-onset dementia-Alzheimer's type, will take the title of "head coach emeritus. " She will be replaced by Holly Warlick, who has served as Summitt's assistant for 27 seasons. "I've loved being the head coach at Tennessee for 38 years, but I recognize that the time has come to move into the future and to step into a new role," Summitt said in the university's statement.
September 1, 2010 |
After one of the most tumultuous off-seasons in college football history, USC finally gets back onto the field Thursday night. Staff writer Gary Klein looks at the issues facing the 14th-ranked Trojans and new Coach Lane Kiffin as they prepare for their opener at Hawaii: Pass or fail Matt Barkley, USC's sophomore quarterback, has 12 starts under his belt, along with a slimmer waistline that resulted from a Kiffin-mandated diet and...
October 22, 2000 |
Not long ago, Chapman University was the kid snoozing in the lecture hall, unmotivated and without prospects. If anyone outside Orange County had heard of Chapman, it was usually because of its World Campus Afloat, a cruise ship that used to take students on semester-long trips. But the ship was let go in the 1970s to help pay debts.
September 5, 1997 |
Saturday's college football day-night deluxe won't be the first time USC and UCLA have played critical nonconference games in the Southland on the same day. Perhaps you've forgotten Oct. 9, 1920, the afternoon the Trojans dusted Caltech, 46-7, at Bovard Field, while the second-year cub team over at UCLA was getting waxed by Occidental at Moore Field, 21-0.
September 29, 1996 |
Troy Davis gave a sellout homecoming crowd of 44,941 plenty to cheer about Saturday as he ran for 378 yards--the third-best rushing mark in major-college history--and four touchdowns to lead Iowa State past Missouri, 45-31. Davis, a 5-foot-8, 190-pound junior, carried 41 times and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 40-yard run in the fourth quarter. He also scored on runs of one, 38 and 30 yards as Iowa State (2-2 overall) won its Big 12 opener.
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May 15, 1995 |
The city's first high school and college, St. Vincent's College, which became Loyola Marymount University, has hopscotched around Los Angeles, occupying six sites in 130 years. It may have been the city's first glimmer of its ecumenical future: The wife of a rabbi raised money for a Catholic college in an age when relations between the two creeds were chilly. The post-Civil War era saw widespread religious prejudice in America.