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January 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Bobo, who worked on Ray Perkins' staff for seven years, was named to succeed Perkins as head football coach at Arkansas State. Perkins resigned Monday after slightly more than a year on the job to become offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots' new coach, Bill Parcells. Bobo, 34, who coached the offensive line at Arkansas State last season and has never been a head coach, was given an 18-month contract at $70,000 per year. Perkins had a three-year contract.
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January 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Bobo, who worked on Ray Perkins' staff for seven years, was named to succeed Perkins as head football coach at Arkansas State. Perkins resigned Monday after slightly more than a year on the job to become offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots' new coach, Bill Parcells. Bobo, 34, who coached the offensive line at Arkansas State last season and has never been a head coach, was given an 18-month contract at $70,000 per year. Perkins had a three-year contract.
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November 15, 1996 | Associated Press
Brian Cummings completed a career-high 21 passes and Orlando Strozier intercepted two passes in the final two minutes as Maryland jarred Georgia Tech's bowl hopes with a 13-10 victory at College Park, Md. Maryland (5-5, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) built a 13-3 lead early in the third quarter, then held on to defeat the Yellow Jackets for only the second time in eight games since 1988.
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August 18, 2001 | From Associated Press
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.
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November 4, 1995 | MAL FLORENCE
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.
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October 2, 2003 | Ralph Vartabedian, Times Staff Writer
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.
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September 5, 1993 | Elliott Almond
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.
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November 26, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
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.
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January 19, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
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.
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September 13, 1996
MICHIGAN (1-0) at COLORADO (2-0) * KICKOFF: Saturday, 12:30 p.m., pay-per-view. * STORY LINE: It was Sept. 24, 1994, at Ann Arbor, Mich. The play was called "Jets formation, rocket left." With his team trailing, 26-21, Colorado quarterback Kordell Stewart heaved a desperation pass as the clock struck 0:00. The pass traveled 74 yards in the air and, somehow, landed in the arms of Michael Westbrook for a touchdown that gave the Buffaloes a 27-26 victory.
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November 17, 1996 | From Associated Press
Malcolm Thomas scored two touchdowns and Donovan McNabb worked his magic again as No. 19 Syracuse overwhelmed previously undefeated Army, 42-17, Saturday at Syracuse, N.Y., snapping the Black Knights' 11-game winning streak. Syracuse (7-2) won its seventh straight and handed No. 22 Army its first loss of the season after nine straight victories. The Orangemen have now scored 30 or more points in eight straight games, a school record.
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