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February 15, 1986
Tom Watson, a Syracuse University football player, pleaded innocent to raping and sodomizing a co-ed in her dorm room. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Wednesday.
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September 18, 2011 | By David Wharton
That first year in high school did not go well. The big, unruly teenager fought with his mother so often that she kicked him out of the house, depositing all his clothes in garbage bags out front. Staying with his father wasn't much better. "That lasted about a week," he recalled. "My dad ended up coming after me. I locked the door to my room and jumped out the window. " No one seemed terribly surprised. They knew that Mikhail Marinovich was the youngest son of a troubled Southern California sports family.
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September 6, 1987 | United Press International
Ralph Ketcham, a professor of political science, history and public affairs at Syracuse University since 1953, was named professor of the year Saturday by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
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May 7, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Nearly 25 years after leaving Syracuse University, Vanessa Williams will get her bachelor of fine arts degree this weekend. The 45-year-old actress-singer, who stars in ABC's "Ugly Betty," will also deliver the convocation address Saturday to graduates of Syracuse's College of Visual and Performing Arts. Williams attended Syracuse's drama department as a musical theater major from 1981 to 1983. She earned the remaining credits for her degree through industry experience and performances on stage and screen.
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December 14, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge in Syracuse, N.Y., said he had no authority to consider the lawsuit brought against the NCAA and Syracuse University by suspended basketball player Conrad McRae. U.S. District Judge Neal McCurn said he could not grant the university's request to overturn a state court order permitting the 6-foot-10 junior center to play while he sues to regain his eligibility.
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May 7, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Nearly 25 years after leaving Syracuse University, Vanessa Williams will get her bachelor of fine arts degree this weekend. The 45-year-old actress-singer, who stars in ABC's "Ugly Betty," will also deliver the convocation address Saturday to graduates of Syracuse's College of Visual and Performing Arts. Williams attended Syracuse's drama department as a musical theater major from 1981 to 1983. She earned the remaining credits for her degree through industry experience and performances on stage and screen.
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September 16, 1987
Mike Hopkins, a 6-foot 4-inch senior guard at Mater Dei High School, has made a verbal commitment to attend Syracuse University next fall. Hopkins missed 16 games last season with a stress fracture in his right ankle but drew national attention over the summer when he played well in the Nike Camp at Princeton University. Hopkins, who has maintained a 2.8 grade-point average, is rated an excellent outside shooter and had 10 home visits scheduled with major colleges.
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December 23, 2007 | Heller McAlpin, Heller McAlpin is a critic whose reviews appear in a variety of publications, including Newsday and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Why do some writers return to the same material? Is it because they feel they didn't do it justice the first time around? Are they ready -- after psychotherapy or family attrition -- to delve deeper and reveal more? There are authors who have checked on their characters every few years (John Updike with Rabbit Angstrom, Philip Roth with Nathan Zuckerman, Ellen Gilchrist with Rhoda Manning). Others tell the same story from different points of view to brilliant effect, as Evan S.
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April 18, 2006 | Clancy Sigal, Special to The Times
LONGTIME readers of the Los Angeles Times will fondly recall arts editor and film critic Charles Champlin, who for 26 years was one of this newspaper's four long-running columnists under Otis Chandler's innovative reign as publisher. Together with writers Jack Smith, Jim Murray, Art Seidenbaum and cartoonist Paul Conrad, Champlin helped keep nervous readers loyal when the paper broke with its stuffy, provincial past and transformed itself into a major national daily.
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March 11, 2005 | Dan Arritt, Times Staff Writer
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team has won nine NCAA championships but has never played a game west of Denver. That streak is scheduled to end Saturday when the Orange plays in the four-team First 4 showcase at the Home Depot Center in Carson. The event also will represent another milestone for the sport, which is finding a foothold in Southern California. The showcase is being organized by Pantheon International, which also produces the John Wooden Classic at the Arrowhead Pond.
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December 18, 2004 | Gary Klein, Times Staff Writer
Daryl Gross, a senior associate athletic director at USC, was introduced as the new athletic director at Syracuse on Friday. Gross, 43, succeeds Jake Crouthamel, who is retiring after 27 years in the position. "I can't think of a better place to get started with my own A.D. job than at Syracuse," Gross told reporters during a campus news conference in Syracuse, N.Y. "I'm thrilled. I'm overwhelmed.
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May 12, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
In addition to the Harvard Crimson and the Stanford Cardinal, there is now the Syracuse Orange. "We are the only school in the country that has orange as its primary color," Syracuse Athletic Director Jake Crouthamel said Tuesday at a news conference to announce a change in the school's nickname. "We want to accentuate that." Crouthamel acknowledged that Syracuse wasn't the only Division I university using orange in its uniforms.
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July 11, 2003 | Chris Snow, Times Staff Writer
Jim Boeheim first set basketball sneaker on the Syracuse campus in the fall of 1962, a ramrod-thin kid with glasses and the son of an undertaker in nearby Lyons, N.Y. He has yet to leave -- save a four-year playing stint in the Eastern League -- nor does he intend to. A Syracuse walk-on as a freshman, Boeheim served as co-captain and averaged nearly 15 points his senior year. He returned in 1969 as a graduate assistant and by 1976 the program was his. Today, you might say that he is the program.
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April 7, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
The buzzards began circling the Kansas camp when power forward Wayne Simien went down with a dislocated right shoulder 12 games into the season. Then after he was declared out for the season, the Jayhawks were widely perceived as too soft, and not deep enough to make a legitimate run at a national championship.
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April 7, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez
STARTERS KEY RESERVES *--* SYRACUSE Ht Wt Stats Pos KANSAS Ht Wt Stats Hakim Warrick 6-8 205 15.1 ppg F Nick Collison 6-9 255 18.5 ppg Carmelo 6-8 220 22.3 ppg F Keith 6-4 205 15.8 ppg Anthony Langford Craig Forth 7-0 265 3.3 rpg C Jeff Graves 6-9 275 6.5 rpg Gerry McNamara 6-2 172 90.9 ft% G Aaron Miles 6-1 175 6.4 apg Kueth Duany 6-6 185 11.0 ppg G Kirk Hinrich 6-3 190 17.4 ppg *--* *--* Jeremy McNeil, 6-8 242 98 blks Bryant Nash, 6-6 205 3.0 ppg C F Josh Pace, G 6-5 190 4.
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