August 18, 2001 |
A man shot two people and stabbed a third Friday at a Veterans Affairs hospital. The victims were treated at the hospital and the suspect was apprehended by police at his Buffalo home soon after the attack. The FBI identified him as Army veteran Samuel Miles Bobo, 39, who had been a patient at the hospital. The victims were in stable condition, said Arlene Kelly, a spokeswoman at the Department of Veterans Affairs Western New York Health Care System, where the violence occurred.
November 4, 1995 |
Amy Shipley of the Miami Herald writes that Heat players have been sore and tired after workouts under Coach Pat Riley. Things have been worse--much worse--for some Heat players. A sampling: "Billy Owens' worst workout memory followed a Syracuse loss to Notre Dame. The game ended about 10 p.m. Coach Jim Boeheim called a practice for 5:30 the next morning. " 'We did nothing but figure-eights full court,' Owens said.
September 5, 1993 |
Frank Costa's debut as the Miami quarterback, replacing 1992 Heisman Trophy winner Gino Torretta, was a success: 205 yards while completing 15 of 31 passes. Meanwhile, Bryan Fortay, a former Miami bench warmer who is suing the school for $10 million because coaches allegedly promised him a starting role, started a 45-yard scoring play on his first pass of the season as a Rutgers' reserve. Fortay also threw a five-yard touchdown pass in Rutgers' 68-6 victory.
November 26, 1996 |
And the coaching changes just keep on coming . . . In the latest round of college football coaching dismissals Monday, Dan Henning resigned at scandal-plagued Boston College, Johnny Majors quit at Pittsburgh and Jerry Pettibone followed suit at Oregon State. Maryland's Mark Duffner and Southern Methodist's Tom Rossley were fired. With two weeks left in the regular season, 20 of 111 Division I-A coaches have resigned, retired or been fired.
January 19, 1997 |
Moving quickly to fill the vacancy left by Steve Mariucci's departure for the San Francisco 49ers, California promoted defensive coordinator Tom Holmoe to coach on Saturday. Holmoe, 36, a former NFL defensive back who played on three Super Bowl-winning teams with the 49ers, is Cal's fourth coach in six years. It is his first head coaching job. Mariucci resigned Thursday after a 6-6 record in his only season at Cal to become the 49ers' new coach, replacing George Seifert.
October 2, 2003 |
After a radical transformation of the nation's drunk-driving laws in recent years, a new battle is shaping up over just how the federal government can reduce some of the roughly 17,000 highway deaths every year that involve alcohol. Congress is expected in the coming months to reauthorize national transportation funding covering the next six years, and a major restructuring of drunk-driving policy is likely to occur.