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January 17, 1989 | From Times wire services
Ray Tellier, the coach at Rochester, today was named football coach at Columbia, which has the worst record in the country over the last 25 years. Tellier was chosen over four other finalists to succeed Larry McElreavy, who quit after the season amid allegations of professional misconduct, which he denies.
November 27, 2002 | Lance Pugmire, From Staff and Wire Reports
The officiating crew that ruled Washington State quarterback Matt Kegel threw a backward pass on the final play of the Cougars' triple-overtime upset loss against Washington on Saturday made the correct call, Pacific 10 Conference Commissioner Tom Hansen said Tuesday. Verle Sorgen, the conference's coordinator of officials, reviewed replays of the controversial call taped by Fox Sports Net and Washington State.
November 8, 1996 | MIKE DOWNEY
Marcellus Wiley, on the phone from New York, tells a funny story about something that happened to Columbia University's football players, a week or so ago. A guy from a national all-sports TV network was supposed to come and do a feature on Columbia, because the team had won its first six games and sat atop the Ivy League standings. This sounded fine to everybody, including Wiley, a senior and NFL prospect from South-Central L.A.
December 19, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Chad Curtis, an outfielder who has averaged 32 stolen bases in five seasons, agreed Wednesday to an $850,000, one-year contract with the Cleveland Indians. With incentives and a club option for the 1998 season, Curtis could make as much as $3.45 million for two years. Curtis played 104 games for the Detroit Tigers last season before he was traded to the Dodgers. He hit a combined .
September 17, 1989 | From Associated Press
No. 11-ranked Syracuse, committing three turnovers and having a punt blocked on its first four possessions, barely defeated Army, 10-7, Saturday at Syracuse, N.Y. A 23-yard touchdown run by Michael Owens in the third quarter enabled the Orangemen to win their 16th straight in the Carrier Dome, where Syracuse celebrated its football centennial in front of 48,331. Syracuse (2-0) drove 71 yards for the winning touchdown, with Owens accounting for 48 of the yards in four carries.
October 27, 1996 | From Associated Press
Matt Linit kicked a 35-yard field goal with 2:13 left to lead Columbia to a 13-10 victory over Yale in an Ivy League game Saturday at New Haven, Conn. The Lions, 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Ivy League, matched the best start in school history. Yale fell to 2-4 and 1-1. "Two thirds of our team--our kicking game and our defense--were outstanding," said Columbia Coach Ray Tellier. "And Marcellus [Wiley] made as many outstanding plays as I've ever seen on our level."
Not many years ago, college coaches concerned themselves mainly with X's and O's. Now, in addition to dealing with drug and alcohol abuse, coaches must worry that a player might be accused of abusing women as well. Even after recent, highly publicized incidents involving sports figures and sexual assault, few athletic officials at New York City colleges have tackled the issue, however.
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