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October 16, 1990 | THERESA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
National swim team coaches from the United States, Hong Kong and Australia suspect the Chinese women's team of using steroids in the wake of China's world-best performances during last month's Asian Games. Richard Quick, coach of the U.S. national team and Stanford women's team, said he felt obligated to speak out after the Chinese produced three times that rank No. 1 in the world this year and three others that are No. 2 during the competition at Beijing.
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August 8, 2008 | Bill Shaikin and Dylan Hernandez, Times Staff Writers
In New York, this would be heresy: The playoffs without the Yankees. "I think the logo doesn't allow that," Larry Bowa said. Bowa coached for the Yankees last season, then followed Manager Joe Torre to the Dodgers. Torre led the Yankees into October every year he managed there -- 12 in all -- and he has a pretty good idea of how New York would react if the Yankees missed the playoffs. "It's going to be horrible if the Red Sox make it," Torre said.
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February 25, 1998 | ERIC SONDHEIMER
From the time they were old enough to chew bubble gum, Matt Fisher, Matt Cassel and Conor Jackson have been called baseball wonders. Every step of the way, from T-ball through senior league, they've stood out as all-stars. In youth drafts, they were certain No. 1 picks. If only they had agent Dennis Gilbert to negotiate their pizza deals. Time has flown by. They're now sophomores in high school, Fisher and Cassel at Chatsworth, Jackson at El Camino Real.
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June 30, 2008 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Matt Young was vacationing on a boat in Catalina on Saturday night when his cellphone and the phones of his two kids started lighting up and vibrating with calls and text messages. The Dodgers had become the fifth team in baseball's modern era to win a game without a hit, defeating the Angels, 1-0, despite the efforts of right-handers Jered Weaver and Jose Arredondo, who combined for eight no-hit innings.
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November 18, 1990 | MICHAEL A. LUTZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS
David Klingler threw an NCAA-record 11 touchdown passes and tied the NCAA season record of 47 scoring throws in a season, leading No. 12 Houston to an 84-21 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday. A week ago, the Texas Longhorns beat Houston, 45-24, knocking the Cougars (9-1) out of a chance to win the national championship and ending their 12-game winning streak. Klingler wanted to put that behind them in a hurry.
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January 22, 1995 | PHIL JACKMAN, BALTIMORE EVENING SUN
Numberzzzzz: At the rate the betting line for the Super Bowl is going--17, 18, 19, 20 all aboard!--it could be in triple figures before XXIX graces our televisions Jan. 29. Nebraska might not be that much of a 'dog.
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August 10, 1994 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten years ago Thursday, American boxing's class of '84 jump-started the playing of the national anthem nine times. The boxers cried a bit on the medal platform, hugged each other, then embarked on pro careers that a decade later continue in prosperous fashion for two--Pernell Whitaker and Virgil Hill--but have gone off the tracks for all the rest.
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June 15, 1999 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There might be a million stories in the naked city, but there's only one naked story in the city of Athens, Ga. It has to do with Briana Scurry, the starting goalkeeper on the U.S. women's national soccer team that begins its World Cup '99 campaign Saturday against Denmark. The story goes back a few years, to the 1996 Olympic Games, but that doesn't detract from its appeal. The way it began was . . . well, since Scurry was so intimately involved, why not let her tell the tale?
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August 9, 1998 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, Times Staff Writer
Was Michael Jordan born to be a great pressure player? Is there something in his genetic blueprint that makes him more dependable in times of duress? Are athletes predisposed to success or failure? Can you test your 10-year-old Jimmy to see if he is cut out to be a relief pitcher? More important, does Laker phenom Kobe Bryant have what it takes between the ears to become the next Jordan? The answers, according to Jonathan P. Niednagel, are yes, yes, yes, yes and, um, no.
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September 12, 1999 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rookie driver Gonzalo Rodriguez of Uruguay, in only his second race of the CART champ car series, was killed Saturday when his Mercedes-Lola crashed into a concrete wall at approximately 160 mph during morning practice for today's Shell 300 at Laguna Seca Raceway. Rodriguez, 27, died of massive head and neck injuries, according to Dr. Steve Olvey, CART director of medical affairs.
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August 5, 2007 | Kevin Baxter, Times Staff Writer
SAN DIEGO -- Hank Aaron's reign as baseball's undisputed home run king came to an end Saturday, 29 minutes after 7 on a cool summer evening when Barry Bonds lined a high, outside fastball through a dark cloud of controversy and into the record books, matching the Hall of Famer with 755 career homers. Bonds tied one of sports' most hallowed records on his first short, compact swing of the night, lining Clay Hensley's fourth pitch of the second inning high over the left-center-field wall.
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July 31, 2007 | Dylan Hernandez, Times Staff Writer
Barry Bonds' 500th home run was hit against the Dodgers. So were his record-setting 71st, 72nd and 73rd of the 2001 season. Today, Bonds is back in Los Angeles within reach of what would be his greatest and most controversial milestone.
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July 27, 2007 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Whether it's mental, physical, or a combination of the two, something about Barry Bonds seems askew, from the meaty pitches he is fouling off, to his first-pitch hacking, to his rambling pregame oration Thursday in which he spoke of his family tree and of "riding Big Wheels down the street" as a kid.
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July 21, 2007
Hank Aaron surpassed Babe Ruth's home run record of 714 in 1974, and finished with 755. Barry Bonds is closing in on Aaron's record: * Home runs: 753. * Friday: 0 for 4, one walk. * Projected date to break record: Aug. 5, at San Diego. * Next for Giants: vs. Brewers today (Dave Bush). * Bonds vs. Bush: .167 (1 for 6), 0 home runs.
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July 21, 2007 | Bill Shaikin
The summer of mum rolled on for Bud Selig, another day with little to say about what should be a glorious time for his sport. The Barry Bonds Home Run Chase rolled into town Friday, into this city where the commissioner lives and works. Selig showed up to watch, but said he did not talk to the most recognizable player in the game. Bonds stalled at 753, two home runs shy of Hank Aaron's all-time record.
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July 20, 2007 | Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune
Just days before his 43rd birthday, Barry Bonds showed his powerful wrists and fighter-pilot eyes are still a match for anything baseball can throw at him, including a wind blowing in off Lake Michigan. Stuck in an 0-for-21 slump and battling sore legs, Bonds had been reduced to a pinch-hitting role for the first three games of San Francisco's four-game series against the Chicago Cubs.
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April 11, 1999 | Associated Press
In a season full of lows and dubious records they wanted no part of, the Chicago Bulls reached new depths Saturday night. The Miami Heat held the Bulls to the lowest point total in the NBA since 1954, the year the shot clock was introduced, humiliating Chicago, 82-49. "It's not fun, having this record," Chicago center Bill Wennington said.
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January 31, 1991 | STEVEN K. WAGNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Each spring, John Paciorek remembers. He remembers a sweltering autumn day in 1963. He remembers a Colt Stadium crowd in Houston that cheered his every move, both at the plate and in the field. And he remembers his own performance, one that might never be matched. That day, 18-year-old John Paciorek made baseball history. On Sept.
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