October 18, 2005 |
Miami fired defensive line coach Greg Mark on Monday, a surprising development for a team with the nation's top-ranked defense. Mark's responsibilities will now fall to defensive coordinator Randy Shannon, Hurricane Coach Larry Coker said in a terse, short release sent out by school officials. "This is a private, in-house matter and I will have no further comment," Coker said. "We will now move forward with our preparations for the Georgia Tech game on Saturday."
July 25, 1991 |
Defensive end Mike Wise, who left the Raiders without permission July 12, returned to practice and said he had resolved the personal problems that led to his departure. Wise, a reserve, said he became despondent over his grandfather's serious illness and could not cope with football at the time. "I'm OK now," he said. "It just took me a while to deal with the frustration. It had nothing to do with the team. But when someone close to you is dying. . . .
May 23, 1991 |
The Raiders will conclude a three-day mini-camp for veterans today with two practices and meetings at the team's training facility in El Segundo. Participating in the workouts are more than 60 returning veterans, Plan B free agents including former San Francisco 49ers Ronnie Lott and Roger Craig, trade acquisitions and veteran free agents.
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October 11, 2000 |
The League of Women Voters of North Orange County will host a City Council candidates forum from 7 to 9 tonight at the Yorba Linda Library, 18181 Imperial Highway. The event will be broadcast live on the Internet and may be seen until the Nov. 7 election at http://www.webcastingtv.com. Carl Boznanski, Alan Castellano, Michael Duvall, Jim Kapko, Thomas Lindsey, Jack Parra, Greg Schmidt, Mark Schwing, John Taylor and Jim Winder are vying for three open seats.
March 14, 1987
Admittedly, the sport of track and field can use all the help it can get, but certainly not the kind it got from Randy Harvey's superficial account of the final day of the superb World Indoor Championships in Indianapolis. While Mr. Harvey apparently was caught up in the aftermath of the unfortunate Greg Foster-Mark McKoy collision, what was unfolding before him was a track and field milestone and one of the great pole vault competitions in history. For the first time, four men cleared 19 feet in the same competition.
October 1, 1989 |
When second-string quarterback Gino Torretta took the reins of the second-ranked University of Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, he had some brotherly advice ringing in his ears. "He told me, 'Always be ready to play,' " Torretta said of his older brother, Geoff, who had been in a similar position three years ago. " 'I have a funny feeling this might be your game,' " Torretta recalled his brother saying. "And he was right."