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January 31, 1997 | BOB LOCHNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a move so simple it's a wonder nobody thought of it before, ski manufacturers have come up with a technological breakthrough that could yank the sport off the stagnant plateau along which it has plodded for the last decade or so. With the new skis, also called "parabolic" and "super-sidecut," first-day beginners are coming back for seconds and longtime intermediates are suddenly carving parallel turns. Even experts are joining the fun.
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May 25, 1998 | JOHN DIAMOND, ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Tiger Woods pulled the fuzzy tiger-striped cover off his driver at a recent tournament, the folks at Titleist were holding their breath. To their lasting relief, the club underneath was the Titleist 975D driver, the latest offering in the lucrative but brutally competitive golf club bazaar. Just how lucrative is impossible to say, because not all club manufacturers publish sales figures.
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BUSINESS
May 25, 1998 | JOHN DIAMOND, ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Tiger Woods pulled the fuzzy tiger-striped cover off his driver at a recent tournament, the folks at Titleist were holding their breath. To their lasting relief, the club underneath was the Titleist 975D driver, the latest offering in the lucrative but brutally competitive golf club bazaar. Just how lucrative is impossible to say, because not all club manufacturers publish sales figures.
SPORTS
January 31, 1997 | BOB LOCHNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a move so simple it's a wonder nobody thought of it before, ski manufacturers have come up with a technological breakthrough that could yank the sport off the stagnant plateau along which it has plodded for the last decade or so. With the new skis, also called "parabolic" and "super-sidecut," first-day beginners are coming back for seconds and longtime intermediates are suddenly carving parallel turns. Even experts are joining the fun.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1996 | DONICA CROOT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A coalition of labor, religious, consumer and child advocacy groups launched a campaign Friday to pressure the world governing body of soccer to halt the production of soccer balls by Pakistani children. The initiative, dubbed the FoulBall Campaign, calls on the Federation Internationale de Football Assn. to withhold its endorsement of soccer balls produced by child labor. The organization currently endorses any ball that meets specific size, weight and leather-quality standards.
SPORTS
May 15, 1991 | BARBIE LUDOVISE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday approved $400,000 in athletic budget cuts for junior and senior high schools as part of its $13.2 million district-wide budget reduction. In a packed auditorium at Roosevelt Elementary School, school board officials announced the following cuts from the 1991-92 athletic budgets for Century, Saddleback, Santa Ana and Santa Ana Valley high schools: --A reduction of eight assistant coaching positions, two from each school.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1996 | DONICA CROOT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A coalition of labor, religious, consumer and child advocacy groups launched a campaign Friday to pressure the world governing body of soccer to halt the production of soccer balls by Pakistani children. The initiative, dubbed the FoulBall Campaign, calls on the Federation Internationale de Football Assn. to withhold its endorsement of soccer balls produced by child labor. The organization currently endorses any ball that meets specific size, weight and leather-quality standards.
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