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After spending 12 years in various jobs as an assistant basketball coach, Seth Greenberg's dream of becoming a head coach came true Thursday when he was named to succeed Joe Harrington at Cal State Long Beach. "There's always been a driving force inside me to be a head coach," the 33-year-old Greenberg said before a news conference in Long Beach. "I don't remember a time in my adult life when I didn't want to be one."
May 27, 2001 | Dave Desmond
Matt Harrington of Palmdale High made his professional debut for the independent St. Paul Saints on Friday night. Harrington's fastball was clocked between 86 and 92 mph in a two-inning stint before a sellout crowd that included 12 major league scouts who hope he will be available for the June 5 draft. The Colorado Rockies, who made him the seventh pick last season, retain his rights until Wednesday.
December 16, 2002 | Houston Mitchell, Times Staff Writer
Detroit Lion rookie quarterback Joey Harrington left Sunday's game against Tampa Bay at Pontiac, Mich., because of an irregular heartbeat and was taken to the hospital for tests and observation. He was to stay overnight at Henry Ford Hospital as a precaution. "Joey Harrington is doing fine right now," said internist Keith Burch, a Lion team physician.
June 12, 2002 | From Times Wire Services
The Colorado Rockies' No. 1 pick in the 2000 draft is suing his former agent for negligence in California State Superior Court. Pitcher Matt Harrington, selected seventh overall out of Palmdale High, alleges that agent Tommy Tanzer advised him to hold out for a $4.95-million bonus because the Rockies would never withdraw their original offer of $4 million. When the Rockies removed their offer, Harrington re-entered the draft in 2001. After turning down $1.
March 30, 2003 | From Associated Press
Never mind that Jay Haas is one year away from joining the Champions Tour. All that matters now is that he's one round away from winning the Players Championship against the most talented field in golf. Haas, 49, shot a five-under-par 67 -- the best score of the day Saturday on the TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. -- and has a share of the lead with Padraig Harrington going into a final round that might be just as unpredictable as his position on the leaderboard.
August 30, 2000
Matt Harrington, former Palmdale High pitcher who is at an impasse in contract negotiations with the Colorado Rockies, missed the Monday deadline to enroll at Arizona State, effectively passing up a scholarship offer to the school. Harrington, drafted No. 7 overall in the amateur draft last June, might enter Pierce College if a deal with the Rockies is not reached by Tuesday, the day classes begin at the two-year school.
April 10, 2009 | Teddy Greenstein
Padraig Harrington has joked that the "Paddy Slam" sounds more like a wrestling move than a golf accomplishment. Whatever the case, it certainly sounds more impressive than a half Nelson. And the good news for Harrington is that his personal Grand Slam remains within reach after shooting a three-under-par 69 in the opening round of the Masters. Harrington was stuck at one under before birdies on Nos. 12 and 13.
April 12, 2009 | Teddy Greenstein
The "Paddy Slam" got buried on Augusta National's second hole Saturday. Padraig Harrington did the digging himself after taking a quadruple-bogey nine. After Harrington pulled his drive into the woods, he punished his ball with another shot that hit nothing but tree. "You live and learn," he said. By the time Harrington successfully blasted out, his hopes for a third consecutive major title were all but gone. In one hole, Harrington went from two under par to two over.
August 7, 2009 | Associated Press
Padraig Harrington feels good enough about his swing to concentrate on his results, and it finally paid off Thursday in the Bridgestone Invitational with a six-under-par 64 for a two-shot lead at Akron, Ohio. Harrington has not won a sanctioned tournament since last year at the PGA Championship, when he became the first European in history to win successive majors in the same season. The Irishman has a two-shot lead over Scott Verplank, Tim Clark and Prayad Marksaeng.
March 1, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Bonnie Franklin, star of TV's "One Day at a Time," died Friday at her home in Los Angeles, suffering complications from the pancreatic cancer she had revealed in September. The actress was 69. Later Friday, her sitcom daughters shared their thoughts online. Valerie Bertinelli, who played the younger of divorced mom Ann Romano's kids on the long-running show, said simply on Twitter, "My heart is breaking. " She included a snapshot of herself with Franklin. She continued on her website . "Bonnie has always been one of the most important women in my life and was a second mother to me," Bertinelli wrote.
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