July 19, 2002 |
Joe Gibbs was in town this week, promoting his book, "Racing to Win," attending the Christian Book Sellers Assn. conference and meeting with sponsors. "Sometimes it seems that meeting and getting sponsors is the way I spend most of my time, but that's what you have to do these days in NASCAR," said the former Super Bowl-winning coach who became a NASCAR team owner and won the Winston Cup championship in 2000. Gibbs' No.
November 3, 1993 |
Stanford Coach Bill Walsh, on his prospects Saturday against USC in the Coliseum: "If I can have the same success against the USC football team I've had against O.J. Simpson on the athletic field, I will be excited. O.J. has never beaten me in golf or tennis." * Fathers and sons: Stanford has nine players whose fathers have NFL connections: --Charlie Young, son of Charle Young, with the 49ers, Eagles, Rams, Seahawks. --Tony Cline, son of Tony Cline, with the Raiders and 49ers.
October 27, 1994 |
Only a week after having to deal with Arizona receiver Richard Dice, who is 6 feet 2, UCLA's Teddy Lawrence will be looking uphill again on Saturday. Make that farther uphill, at 6-6 Justin Armour, Stanford's leading receiver. Lawrence, a 5-9 cornerback, struggled with Dice, particularly on an eight-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. Lawrence never had a chance on the perfectly thrown ball.
June 23, 2002 |
Riverside's Todd Burns continued his dominance of the Southern California Auto Club Late Model series by winning the 50-lap feature Saturday night in front of 5,942 at Irwindale Speedway. Burns held off Agoura Hills' Tim Huddleston, who spent the majority of the race trying to catch Burns. Doug McComb finished third. It was Burns' 24th victory in a feature event.
February 7, 1991 |
USC recruited well in its own back yard, but UCLA may have come away with the state's top prize on Wednesday, the first day colleges were allowed to sign football players to letters of intent. USC announced the signing of 23 players--including two junior college transfers--15 of which are from Southern California. But while UCLA did not sign as many Southland players as USC, the Bruins did land Jamir Miller of El Cerrito, a linebacker considered the state's top recruit.
April 15, 2002 |
Bobby Labonte isn't one for the bumping and banging that characterize short-track racing. So when the Pontiac driver found himself in prime position Sunday, he only had to drive. On a day when Kevin Harvick wasn't allowed to race, the Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race still featured plenty of banging, and one near gift from Tony Stewart that Labonte turned into his 19th victory.