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January 25, 1996 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He's a pitiful, unshaven Everyshlub who uses the same shameless con on anyone he can, just to get a beer. And he's the hottest thing in commercials. He's Johnny, better known as the guy in the current crop of Bud Light spots who pathetically sobs "I love you, man" to various people--his father, a girlfriend--trying to make them give up their beer. So far the wailing hasn't worked. After three separate scenarios, Johnny has yet to get his brewski.
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January 25, 1996 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He's a pitiful, unshaven Everyshlub who uses the same shameless con on anyone he can, just to get a beer. And he's the hottest thing in commercials. He's Johnny, better known as the guy in the current crop of Bud Light spots who pathetically sobs "I love you, man" to various people--his father, a girlfriend--trying to make them give up their beer. So far the wailing hasn't worked. After three separate scenarios, Johnny has yet to get his brewski.
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June 11, 2005 | From Associated Press
Joba Chamberlain struck out 13 and outpitched first-round draft pick Cesar Carrillo, and Nebraska beat Miami, 3-1, in the opener of their NCAA super regional at Lincoln, Neb., on Friday. Daniel Bruce hit a tiebreaking home run in the fifth inning for the Cornhuskers. * Tennessee 3, Georgia Tech 2 -- Rob Fitzgerald's two-run homer in the ninth inning gave the Volunteers the win in the opener at Atlanta. The homer came on the first pitch from reliever Matt Wieters.
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June 6, 2005 | From Associated Press
Colin Curtis hit a three-run home run to help host Arizona State defeat Coastal Carolina, 9-5, Sunday and win the Tempe Regional. The Sun Devils (37-22) will play the winner of the Fullerton Regional in a super regional next weekend. Coastal Carolina finished 50-16. Oregon State 19, St. John's 3 -- The Beavers (44-9) scored 13 runs in the second inning en route to winning the Corvallis Regional and will play the winner of the Long Beach Regional in a super regional next weekend. St.
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November 12, 1995 | MAL FLORENCE
Guest columnist Skip Bayless, who lives in Dallas, took some shots at the 49ers in the San Francisco Chronicle: "In September, [Jerry] Rice blasted his ex-teammate, saying the 49ers wouldn't miss Deion [Sanders]. "Rice is wrong. The 49ers grew so smug that they actually thought they could replace cornerback Deion with safety Marquez Pope. "That's like replacing Cindy Crawford with Broderick Crawford."
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March 31, 1996 | Elaine Dutka, Elaine Dutka is a Times staff writer
On Super Bowl Sunday, Charlton Heston became the fourth target of Johnny, a character who achieved cult figure status in Budweiser Light's fabulously successful "I love you, man" advertising campaign. In the 30-second spot which is still being aired, the tuxedo-clad actor fends off the advances of the super-unctuous gate-crasher intent on "bogarting" his beer. After years of playing presidents, generals, prophets and kings, Heston said it was a chance to show new colors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 2005 | Roy Rivenburg, Times Staff Writer
Less than a year after a landmark payout of $100 million to settle sex-abuse claims against priests, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has repaid most of the money it borrowed, and expects to be debt-free by July. Unlike Catholic officials in Boston, Tucson and Portland, Ore.
BUSINESS
December 13, 2010 | By Gregory Karp
Customer information collected by three companies, including McDonald's Corp. and Walgreen Co., has been compromised in recent days. The incidents highlight the vulnerability of that information, especially when consumers, overwhelmed with the number of online log-ins they need, use "dumb" passwords for their accounts, experts say. Recent breaches contained such information as names and e-mail addresses. They did not involve crucial personal information, such as Social Security, bank account and credit card numbers, the companies said.
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November 22, 1995 | Allan Malamud
You know you've made it big in sports when you're known by one name--Babe, Pele, Magic. Now there's Butterbean. . . . He began life as Eric Esch 29 years ago, but has answered to Butterbean ever since he went on a diet consisting mostly of that staple in order to lose 25 pounds and make the Toughman competition weight limit of 400 pounds. . . . Butterbean won 45 of 47 Toughman fights before embarking on a professional career that has made him the cult hero of boxing. . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1993 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fleet-footed 15-year-old was caught flat-footed. The pistol-packing gang member was racing down Arizona Avenue in East Los Angeles when sheriff's Deputy Martin Rodriguez scooted in behind him. "I caught up with him, tackled him and disarmed him," said Rodriguez. "He was very surprised that some old, fat, bald guy could catch him." No sweat. A member of the country's top flag football team was simply recording another sack. Rodriguez, 33, is a defensive end on the East L.A.
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