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March 23, 1988
John Chaney of Temple has been named the college basketball coach of the year by United Press International.
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May 14, 1998
H.D. "Doc" Quigg, 86, a globe-girdling correspondent for United Press International for half a century. Born Horace Dasher Quigg in Boonville, Mo., Quigg took his nickname from his doctor father and carefully avoided ever spelling out his full name. He studied arts and journalism at the University of Missouri and began his career at the Boonville Daily News. He soon joined United Press (later International) in Cleveland and in 1937 transferred to his permanent base of New York.
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SPORTS
June 23, 1989
Joe Sargis, an award-winning sports editor and writer for 38 years with United Press International, died in Menlo Park, Calif., ending a two-year battle with cancer. He was 62.
BUSINESS
September 6, 1995 | From Associated Press
Federal fraud and conspiracy indictments were handed up Tuesday in Los Angeles accusing two former top officials of United Press International and Financial News Network of concealing the companies' sorry financial condition from investors and lenders in the late 1980s. Among other things, the 24-count, 32-page grand jury indictment accuses former UPI and FNN Chairman Earl W. Brian and his chief operating officer, John F.
NEWS
February 1, 1990
The Rose Bowl in Pasadena is the largest sports arena in the country, amateur or professional, with a capacity of 106,721, according to United Press International.
SPORTS
March 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Eddie Fogler, who coached eighth-ranked Vanderbilt to its first outright Southeastern Conference regular-season title in 28 years, has been chosen as coach of the year by United Press International.
BUSINESS
December 28, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
UPI, AT&T Discuss Forming Venture: United Press International, the privately held news wire service, said it is in talks with the long-distance telephone company, possibly to provide on-line information services. Such an agreement would enhance AT&T Corp.'s push into the $6-billion on-line services market; the firm bought Ziff Communications Co.'s on-line business last week. AT&T officials refused to comment. Ziff's Interchange Network is being tested and is expected to be launched in 1995.
BUSINESS
June 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
UPI Offers Employee Buyout: United Press International is offering buyouts to unionized workers and will reorganize into six regional bureaus to boost revenue, company officials said. According to terms of the deal, the wire service is offering one week's pay for each year served to about 200 employees as a way of encouraging early retirements or resignations, said UPI Vice President John R. Hayes.
SPORTS
March 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Eddie Fogler, who coached eighth-ranked Vanderbilt to its first outright Southeastern Conference regular-season title in 28 years, has been chosen as coach of the year by United Press International.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Owners Set UPI Wages: The new owners of United Press International told the wire service's employees they will continue to receive the same wages but get no more than two weeks' vacation. London-based Middle East Broadcasting Center Ltd. made a $3.95-million offer for the news agency last week and won a three-way bidding contest in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It takes control of 85-year-old UPI at midnight tonight, becoming UPI's fifth owner in 10 years.
BUSINESS
June 24, 1992 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
United Press International landed its fifth owner in a decade when a bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved a $3.95-million cash offer for the wire service from a London-based broadcaster owned by Saudi Arabian interests. The winning bid by Middle East Broadcasting Centre Ltd. topped a $3.75-million offer from New York lawyer Leon Charney, whose $180,000 emergency cash infusion 10 days ago saved the 85-year-old news agency from ceasing operations. U.S.
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