August 13, 2003 |
This is the kid who's going to rip through the framework of action sports? This kid with the ski-pole physique and the red mop atop his head? A kid who, until recently, couldn't use the car or truck he'd won in competition because he wasn't old enough to drive? Oh yes, they say, Shaun White is the one. "LeBron James is essentially the Shaun White of basketball," said Kurt Hoy, editor of Trans- World Snowboarding magazine.
November 30, 1999 |
Sworn enemies and new political allies joined Monday to form Northern Ireland's first government of Protestants and Roman Catholics in more than a quarter of a century. The extraordinary 12-member Cabinet is scheduled to assume powers from London on Thursday. It includes Martin McGuinness, a former commander of the Irish Republican Army who now represents its political wing, Sinn Fein, as well as a pro-British unionist who was the target of IRA gunmen just three years ago.
August 17, 1990 |
A federal judge today denied a former Notre Dame running back's request to return to college football after entering the NFL draft. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. said he understood that Braxston Banks was making a crucial decision at a comparatively young age. "But while the court sympathizes with Mr. Banks, the NCAA regulations at issue here, whatever their wisdom or soundness as intercollegiate athletic policy, do not offend the federal antitrust laws," Miller said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1989 |
When asked to describe the type of clergyman they would like to see become the next bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, most local Catholics have no difficulty painting a detailed--if perhaps overly lofty--portrait of the successor to Bishop Leo T. Maher. "The answers you usually get whenever you ask that question end up being a cross somewhere between Lee Iacocca and St.