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October 17, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tucked away in a sunlit corner, Rick Turner is balancing an exotic East Indian sitar-like instrument on his knee, quietly plucking its strings and awaiting inspiration. It comes quickly and easily to Turner, a serene man with a ready smile, twinkling periwinkle eyes and a wisp of gray goatee to offset his long gray ponytail. For he is far more than an accomplished guitar player seeking new melodies.
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October 17, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tucked away in a sunlit corner, Rick Turner is balancing an exotic East Indian sitar-like instrument on his knee, quietly plucking its strings and awaiting inspiration. It comes quickly and easily to Turner, a serene man with a ready smile, twinkling periwinkle eyes and a wisp of gray goatee to offset his long gray ponytail. For he is far more than an accomplished guitar player seeking new melodies.
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June 8, 1991 | HELENE ELLIOTT
The Angels will conduct five clinics in Latino communities this summer, with instruction to be given in English and Spanish. Outfielder Luis Polonia, infielder Luis Sojo and coaches Bruce Hines and Rick Turner will conduct the sessions. The first will be held at the Thomas Edison School in the Anaheim School District next Friday, with others scheduled in San Juan Capistrano, Costa Mesa, Brea and Ontario.
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May 22, 1992 | From Associated Press
A list of the Angels injured in the bus accident this morning on the New Jersey Turnpike near Deptford Township with ages, and a brief description: --Buck Rodgers, manager, 53. --Bobby Rose, second baseman-infielder--25, batting .214 in 84 at bats with 10 RBIs. --Junior Felix, starting outfielder--24, batting 281 and leads the club with 29 RBIs. --Alvin Davis, designated hitter-first baseman--31, hitting .279 in part-time duty. --Gary DiSarcina, shortstop -- 24, has a .
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May 25, 1992 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Angel Manager Buck Rodgers will be unable to put weight on his surgically repaired left knee for two months, and doctors who also operated on his badly broken right elbow Sunday said Rodgers might lose some flexibility in it because of the injury he suffered in Thursday's bus accident.
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November 7, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
The Indianapolis Colts have found a winning formula with a seldom used weapon--the wishbone offense. Rookie Chris Chandler and two designated wishbone quarterbacks engineered a 38-14 victory Sunday over the New York Jets. Indianapolis began using the wishbone in certain situations 3 weeks ago. The victory was the Colts' fourth straight, the team's longest winning streak in 11 years. "Obviously we're very delighted," Coach Ron Meyer said.
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July 14, 1992 | SCOTT MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It turns out that Oakland first baseman Mark McGwire can perform in San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium as well as his brother, Dan. While playing quarterback for San Diego State, Dan McGwire became a first-round NFL draft pick. Mark McGwire, who leads the majors with 28 home runs, stole the show in the home run contest Monday afternoon. He hit 12, including eight on consecutive swings. McGwire even surprised himself. "Yeah, I certainly did," he said. "I just wanted to get four.
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October 31, 1993 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leave it to Bakersfield College to show a bad time to an opponent's homecoming crowd. The Renegades deployed their potent running attack almost at will to beat Valley, 43-19, in a Western State Conference game before about 1,700 Saturday night at Valley. With the victory, Bakersfield (7-0, 6-0 in conference play) solidified its chances for a Southern Division championship and potential appearance at home in the Shrine Potato Bowl on Dec. 4. The Renegades are 2-0 in the division.
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May 23, 1992 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Luis Sojo couldn't understand why Edmonton Manager Chuck Oliveras insisted he bring a sport jacket on the team's trip to Calgary Thursday. "I went back (to his lodgings) to get it, but I didn't take my other clothes with me," he said. "Then they told me something had happened, but they wouldn't tell me what."
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September 20, 1992 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Manager Buck Rodgers said Saturday he has invited the entire coaching staff to return next season in the same roles. Rodgers asked the coaches to respond by the final home stand of the season but will give more time to John Wathan, who on Tuesday will fly to Miami to interview for the managerial job with the expansion Florida Marlins. Wathan began the season as the third base coach and became the interim manager when Rodgers was injured in the team's May 21 bus accident.
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May 25, 1992 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angel Manager Buck Rodgers will be unable to bear weight on his surgically repaired left knee for two months, and doctors who also operated on his badly fractured right elbow Sunday said it's possible Rodgers will lose some flexibility in that joint because of the extent of the injury he suffered in Thursday's bus accident.
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