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May 20, 2006 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
Tom Hansen, a dancer and choreographer who worked on Broadway, in Las Vegas and on popular television variety shows, has died. He was 80. Hansen, who later in his career taught dance at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif., died of prostate cancer April 27 at his home in Fallbrook, Calif., according to his longtime companion, Currie Pederson. Hansen began his career in New York City as a chorus dancer at the Roxy Theatre, a popular movie palace in the 1940s.
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June 16, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
In Tom Hansen's 26 years as commissioner, the Pacific 10 Conference has enjoyed unprecedented success -- particularly in the non-revenue Olympic sports. However, it has also endured its share of criticism, notably its lack of national exposure in an ESPN world. Hansen is set to retire July 1, meaning he will be leaving in the midst of an investigation into alleged NCAA rules violations concerning USC football and basketball. In a recent question-and-answer session with The Times, Hansen talked about the investigation, the controversial Bowl Championship Series he was instrumental in forming, and the future of the Pac-10.
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SPORTS
June 16, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
In Tom Hansen's 26 years as commissioner, the Pacific 10 Conference has enjoyed unprecedented success -- particularly in the non-revenue Olympic sports. However, it has also endured its share of criticism, notably its lack of national exposure in an ESPN world. Hansen is set to retire July 1, meaning he will be leaving in the midst of an investigation into alleged NCAA rules violations concerning USC football and basketball. In a recent question-and-answer session with The Times, Hansen talked about the investigation, the controversial Bowl Championship Series he was instrumental in forming, and the future of the Pac-10.
SPORTS
May 31, 2009 | Associated Press
Tom Hansen is a big reason why BCS has become one of the most well-known abbreviations in sports. The longest-tenured conference commissioner in the country, Hansen has spent most of his life in college athletics, regularly traveling from coast to coast for games, meetings and to work on the committee that formed the Bowl Championship Series. Come July 1, the 71-year-old Hansen will walk away from his post as the Pac-10's top man and into retirement after 26 years leading the conference.
SPORTS
May 31, 2009 | Associated Press
Tom Hansen is a big reason why BCS has become one of the most well-known abbreviations in sports. The longest-tenured conference commissioner in the country, Hansen has spent most of his life in college athletics, regularly traveling from coast to coast for games, meetings and to work on the committee that formed the Bowl Championship Series. Come July 1, the 71-year-old Hansen will walk away from his post as the Pac-10's top man and into retirement after 26 years leading the conference.
SPORTS
August 25, 1993 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom Hansen, commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference, is one of about two dozen candidates under consideration to succeed Dick Schultz as executive director of the NCAA. Hansen said he received a letter Monday from NCAA President Joseph Crowley, chairman of the search committee, informing him that he was among those being considered for the job.
SPORTS
March 25, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
The months-long search for Tom Hansen's successor as commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference ended Tuesday with the hiring of Larry Scott, a former tennis star at Harvard who most recently has earned high marks as chairman and chief executive of the Women's Tennis Assn. Scott will take over for Hansen, Pac-10 commissioner for the last 26 years, on July 1.
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August 23, 1993 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Don James, starting his 19th season as the University of Washington's football coach, abruptly resigned Sunday, hours after the Pacific 10 Conference levied stiff penalties against the school for numerous rules infractions. The football team, which has appeared in the last three Rose Bowls, was placed on probation for two years and was banned from bowl games for the 1993 and 1994 seasons.
SPORTS
March 25, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
The months-long search for Tom Hansen's successor as commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference ended Tuesday with the hiring of Larry Scott, a former tennis star at Harvard who most recently has earned high marks as chairman and chief executive of the Women's Tennis Assn. Scott will take over for Hansen, Pac-10 commissioner for the last 26 years, on July 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2006 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
Tom Hansen, a dancer and choreographer who worked on Broadway, in Las Vegas and on popular television variety shows, has died. He was 80. Hansen, who later in his career taught dance at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif., died of prostate cancer April 27 at his home in Fallbrook, Calif., according to his longtime companion, Currie Pederson. Hansen began his career in New York City as a chorus dancer at the Roxy Theatre, a popular movie palace in the 1940s.
SPORTS
August 25, 1993 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom Hansen, commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference, is one of about two dozen candidates under consideration to succeed Dick Schultz as executive director of the NCAA. Hansen said he received a letter Monday from NCAA President Joseph Crowley, chairman of the search committee, informing him that he was among those being considered for the job.
SPORTS
June 3, 1988 | Associated Press
Christine W. Hoyles, associate director of athletics at Western Michigan University the last 12 years, has been appointed assistant commissioner of the Pacific-10 Conference, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday. Hoyles will administer the Pac-10 championships for men's and women's sports, the Pac-10 Women's Administrative Committee and its minority Administrative Fellowship program.
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December 3, 1997 | JIM HODGES
Another alliance bowl cutdown date came and went Tuesday, with fifth-ranked UCLA remaining on the "protected list" for the Orange, Sugar and Fiesta bowls. Paul Hoolahan, executive director of the Sugar Bowl, has been in contact with Tom Hansen, commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference, and Pete Dalis, UCLA's athletic director, about the viability of bringing the Bruins to New Orleans. As it stands, the Bruins are probable participants in the Cotton.
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