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January 10, 1989 | JERRY CROWE, Times Staff Writer
A newspaper executive surprised delegates to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Convention Monday with pointed remarks about those who have lauded the results of a survey commissioned by the NCAA to study the experiences and problems of college athletes.
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January 10, 1989 | JERRY CROWE, Times Staff Writer
A newspaper executive surprised delegates to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Convention Monday with pointed remarks about those who have lauded the results of a survey commissioned by the NCAA to study the experiences and problems of college athletes.
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February 28, 2014 | By Catharine Hamm, This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - I go to sleep each night watched over by a portrait of Roberto Clemente. I wake up each morning and see a baseball signed by Sandy Koufax. In between, I can glimpse Los Angeles, Washington and Cleveland baseball caps hanging from the mirror in the guest room. I don't live in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It just sometimes feels as though I do. The home-field artifacts that make up part of our oddball d├ęcor - which I allow and he adores - are bush league when viewed through the prism of the real hall.
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January 10, 1989 | Associated Press
The concept of big-time college sports as amateur athletics "is pure fiction," and those who believe the NCAA is winning the war against illegal recruiting will be disappointed, a newspaper executive said Monday, in remarks that appeared to startle many in attendance at the NCAA convention. "These young men are athlete-students," not student-athletes, said Joe McGuff, vice-president and editor of the Kansas City Star and Times.
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October 11, 1985 | ROSS NEWHAN, Times Staff Writer
Even Bret Saberhagen believes that he brings out the best in the Kansas City Royals. If he makes it happen again tonight, in the playoffs, he will be more than just a candidate for the Cy Young Award. He will be something of a miracle worker, the magicians union's man of the year. The Royals, as every schoolboy here knows, have lost 10 straight postseason games. Manager Dick Howser is 0-11 in playoff games.
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June 3, 1991 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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July 17, 1990 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They were born the Los Angeles Chargers in 1960, and they were one of eight charter members of what lived for 10 years as the American Football League. They were born winning. In that difficult first season, the Chargers, with Sid Gillman coaching, won 10 of 14 regular-season games to finish first in their division. But Los Angeles wasn't interested.
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