November 15, 1997 |
Jackie Sherrill will be coaching at Mississippi State through the 2001 season as part of a deal agreed to by college officials. . . . Temple will fire Coach Ron Dickerson after the season, the Philadelphia Daily News said in Friday's editions, citing sources close to the situation. Dickerson has an 8-46 record in five seasons as the Owls' coach, 3-7 this season. . . . Louisville Coach Ron Cooper is embroiled in a controversy over whether he had strippers at golf outings.
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November 21, 1995
Los Angeles police officers provided impromptu first aid to a 13-month-old girl who had turned blue from choking Sunday, dislodging a marble lodged in her throat and saving her life. Officer Ramon Espinosa and his partner, Officer Ron Dickerson, were near an apartment in the 6700 block of Riverton Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when they heard the call--a baby was choking a few blocks away. In the apartment, Amy Anduja had turned blue. Amy's father held her in his arms and her mother sobbed.
November 17, 1997 |
For the first time in a half century, Michigan will enter its showdown against Ohio State as the No. 1 team in The Associated Press' Top 25 college football poll. The Wolverines, who beat Wisconsin, 26-16, retained the top spot they moved into last week with 44 first-place votes and 1,723 points from the panel of 70 sports writers and broadcasters Sunday. Florida State (10-0), a 58-7 winner over Wake Forest, remained No. 2, while Nebraska (10-0), 77-14 winners over Iowa State, held steady at No.
December 24, 1999 |
Pete Rose turned down $10,000 for his appearances at the Mobile Alabama Bowl, telling organizers to instead give the money to charity. Mike Gottfried, the current ESPN announcer and former coach at Kansas and Pittsburgh who helped organize the bowl, said Rose declined the appearance fee. Rose was the guest speaker at a luncheon and later served as grand marshal for a bowl-related parade.
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January 8, 1990
Two elderly people were killed when a car in which they were riding collided with a van at a Van Nuys intersection, Los Angeles police said Sunday. The drivers of both vehicles involved in the accident were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The victims were identified as Lester Salazar, 85, of Van Nuys and 66-year-old Rosaleen Henszley of Santa Monica. They were passengers in a Toyota Cressida driven by Henszley's husband, Robert, 65, said Officer Ron Dickerson.
December 18, 1997 |
The Washington Huskies are going to lose Olin Kreutz, a mainstay of their offensive line the past two seasons, to the NFL. The 6-foot-4, 290-pound All-American center announced Wednesday he is going to pass up his senior season to make himself available for the draft in April.