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May 9, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The Boston Celtics fired Coach Jimmy Rodgers Tuesday, two days after the team was eliminated by the New York Knicks in the NBA playoffs. "This has been a very difficult and trying time for all of us," General Manager Jan Volk said. "We felt that we needed to make a change, and in the interest of all concerned we felt it necessary to do so as quickly as possible.
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May 9, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The Boston Celtics fired Coach Jimmy Rodgers Tuesday, two days after the team was eliminated by the New York Knicks in the NBA playoffs. "This has been a very difficult and trying time for all of us," General Manager Jan Volk said. "We felt that we needed to make a change, and in the interest of all concerned we felt it necessary to do so as quickly as possible.
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March 8, 1992 | JIM LITKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Mauro Panaggio isn't much different from fathers everywhere in that he wants the world for his son. Except, that is, for the 48 minutes every couple of weeks when their worlds collide. Literally. Mauro Panaggio, 64, is coach of the Rockford Lightning and dean of the Continental Basketball Assn. Dan Panaggio, 37, the second oldest of his six children, is the rookie coach of the Quad City Thunder of that same CBA circuit. Panaggio vs.
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February 22, 1985 | MARK HEISLER
Player of the Year: If St. John's stays first in the nation, it's going to be a huge upset, Chris Mullin over Georgetown's Pat Ewing. Even if the pro scouts laugh and tab Ewing as everyone's No. 1 pick in the draft. It will be a great triumph for Mullin, a slow, non-jumping 6-5 guard. What he has, besides his trusty jump shot, are fine hands, great anticipation and terrific instincts. His scoring average is actually down this season, to 18.9 from 22.
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February 11, 1995 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What if they held spring training and nobody bothered to watch? As the major league baseball strike marches relentlessly onward, officials in Tempe, Ariz., spring training home of the Angels, wait and worry about what will happen if there is no resolution by the time camp is scheduled to open next Thursday. Angel officials are wary too. After all, there are millions of dollars at stake.
SPORTS
March 25, 1988 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
Does George Raveling, now out traveling the highways and byways in search of players for his struggling USC basketball team, gnash his teeth and beat his head against the wall when he sees all those Iowa players he recruited still playing in the West Regional of the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball tournament? Is he eating his heart out, wondering why he ever left the throngs of hoop-crazed fans at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the serenity of the Sports Arena? He says he has no regrets.
SPORTS
November 25, 1988 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
The era of the new Boston Celtics is off to a rocky start. The new Celtics are going to be young, hungry, aggressive players who will change the look of traditional Boston teams--they will run at both ends of the floor. This notion of the new Celtics is coming in handy right about now, because the old Celtics are coming up limp and lame. The man who runs the Celtics' offense, Danny Ainge, is starting to play again after straining ligaments in his knee. The man who is Mr.
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December 23, 1988 | CHRIS BAKER, Times Staff Writer
Ralph Miller takes a seat at center court as his Oregon State basketball team starts practice. A manager has put out an ashtray and a cup of coffee for him. He lights a long brown cigarette and quietly watches as his assistant coaches put the players through drills. Miller looks bored. Then suddenly, his foghorn voice pierces the quiet as he shouts at a player, waving his cigarette to get his point across. "That cigarette is like his magic wand," said Eric Knox, a senior guard from Inglewood.
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