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August 7, 2010 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
Donald P. Shiley, who was the co-inventor of an artificial valve that revolutionized heart surgery and who later used his fortune to support medical research, the arts and education, has died. He was 90. Shiley died July 31 in San Diego after several years of failing health, including the eye disorder macular degeneration. Shiley donated tens of millions of dollars to San Diego's blue-chip institutions: the Old Globe Theatre, UC San Diego, KPBS public radio and television, Scripps Clinic and the University of San Diego.
November 8, 1995
This is a list of athletes who have verbally committed and are expected to sign today or in the next seven days during the NCAA early signing period.
November 5, 1989 | ALAN DROOZ.
Loyola Marymount lost its hold on second place in the West Coast Conference volleyball race when the Lions lost their second home match in two nights Saturday, 15-5, 10-15, 15-12, 15-12, to the University of Portland. The loss, coming on the heels of Friday's five-game loss to Gonzaga, dropped the Lions into a tie with Portland and Gonzaga at 7-4 in the WCC. The Lions fell to 8-13 despite 26 digs and 15 kills by Kerry House. Portland is 14-12 overall.
September 30, 1987
San Diego State scored three late goals to defeat the University of Portland, 3-2, in a men's nonconference soccer match Tuesday at San Diego. The Aztecs (8-3) took the lead when Eric Wynalda centered the ball from the left side and Kyle Whittemore kicked the game-winning goal with seven minutes remaining. With 20 minutes to play, Pete Klaass scored from the left side, and Girardo Jimenez tied the score with a bicycle kick from eight yards with 10 minutes left. Portland fell to 4-3.
April 13, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
University of Portland basketball coach Larry Steele was reported resting comfortably after undergoing a surgical procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat. Steele's wife, Vicki, said doctors at Oklahoma Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City believe that Thursday's six-hour procedure was a success, but follow-up tests will be conducted in two months to confirm their findings. The former Portland Trail Blazer and University of Kentucky player had been diagnosed as having Wolf Parkinson syndrome.
December 25, 1985 | JOHN WEYLER
X-rays taken Tuesday of Kevin Henderson's injured right ankle were negative, a Cal State Fullerton spokesman said. Henderson, the Titans' leading scorer with a 21-point-per-game average, sprained his ankle Sunday, early in the first half of Fullerton's nonconference loss at the University of Portland. The injury has been diagnosed as a "severe sprain." The senior point guard is listed as questionable for Saturday's game at Pepperdine, but could be ready for the Pacific Coast Athletic Assn.
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