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October 15, 1992
Fred Jacoby, 65, will retire after 10 years as Southwest Conference commissioner effective June 30.
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October 15, 1992
Fred Jacoby, 65, will retire after 10 years as Southwest Conference commissioner effective June 30.
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February 7, 1989 | RICHARD HOFFER, Times Staff Writer
The first thing you want to ask Fred Jacoby is, "What's a guy like you doing in a place like this?" He demurs, bureaucratically. The commissioner of the Southwest Conference, a conference that is kindly acknowledged as the cesspool of college football, would rather focus on the rehabilitation of the outlaw league than on its sorry decline. Anyway, ever the bureaucrat, he says this could have happened to anybody. And, as National Collegiate Athletic Assn. vigilance increases, it probably will.
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December 17, 1988
Virtually every historian would like to have the authority to change school curricula so that we could go forward with Evans' recommendation for a second year of American history as a required course. Evans' concern with widespread ignorance of modern American history is well-founded. Current high school juniors were born during President Nixon's abbreviated second term and most did not learn to read (or even watch television) until the Carter presidency.
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December 28, 2005 | Chris Dufresne, Times Staff Writer
Enter the trophy room at Southern Methodist University and feel what it must have felt to walk into a palace in which the royal family has hastily abdicated. Monuments to a lost civilization stand and remaining artifacts tell of great triumphs, but Heritage Hall, as it is housed in meticulously kept, red-bricked Gerald J. Ford Stadium, is a mausoleum. And it doesn't tell the whole story.
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October 23, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Officials with the Southwest Conference are interested in a newly proposed Alamo Bowl, which would make its debut on New Year's Eve 1993 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, SWC Commissioner Fred Jacoby said. An agreement would be contingent on the bowl earning its NCAA certification.
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February 7, 1989 | RICHARD HOFFER, Times Staff Writer
The first thing you want to ask Fred Jacoby is, "What's a guy like you doing in a place like this?" He demurs, bureaucratically. The commissioner of the Southwest Conference, a conference that is kindly acknowledged as the cesspool of college football, would rather focus on the rehabilitation of the outlaw league than on its sorry decline. Anyway, ever the bureaucrat, he says this could have happened to anybody. And, as National Collegiate Athletic Assn. vigilance increases, it probably will.
SPORTS
December 17, 1988
Virtually every historian would like to have the authority to change school curricula so that we could go forward with Evans' recommendation for a second year of American history as a required course. Evans' concern with widespread ignorance of modern American history is well-founded. Current high school juniors were born during President Nixon's abbreviated second term and most did not learn to read (or even watch television) until the Carter presidency.
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