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March 2, 2005 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
Will Kimble leaned forward, touching his chest just below his left shoulder. "If you want to feel it, you can," he said. There, implanted beneath his skin but easily felt through his shirt, is a defibrillator, designed to shock his heart back into a normal rhythm if it detects an irregular heartbeat.
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November 1, 1992 | MIKE DOWNEY
He could be the toughest college football player in the country. He is 25 years old. He left his home in Virginia when he was 16, mainly because his father kicked him out of the house. He has been stabbed, clubbed with a baseball bat, shot at and chased through the streets and alleys of South Central L.A., and now, living in Texas, thinks of himself as "a recluse and a hermit." Yes, Ed Bunn is one tough football player. And don't think NFL scouts haven't been keeping tabs on him.
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October 19, 2004 | Chris Dufresne, Times Staff Writer
When Mike Price was hired as Texas El Paso's football coach, one of the residual questions became: How lucky can one quarterback family from Southern California get? "There definitely are some parallels there," UTEP sophomore quarterback Jordan Palmer said, smiling, after a recent workout. The career of former USC star quarterback Carson Palmer was transformed after the Trojans hired offensive coordinator Norm Chow in 2001.
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June 23, 1990 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Not long after John Staggers, a former Crenshaw High School basketball star, showed up in the Salt Lake Community College lineup a few weeks into the 1988-89 season, the questions started coming into the National Junior College Athletic Assn.'s headquarters in Colorado Springs. Is that the same John Staggers who failed to graduate from Crenshaw? How is he eligible in Salt Lake City?
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February 13, 1991 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A yearlong NCAA investigation into Texas El Paso's basketball program has resulted in allegations of 13 violations, including some that involve former Crenshaw High star John Staggers, university officials announced Tuesday. The NCAA opened an investigation into El Paso's program in December of 1989 after articles in The Times and Newsday outlined improprieties.
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August 27, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Tod Carter, a starting safety for the Texas El Paso football team, and Roy Howard, a forward for the Miners' basketball team, were suspended after a bar brawl that escalated into gunfire and ended with five arrests.
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April 10, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Michael Carr, a contender for the starting quarterback job on the Texas El Paso football team, was arrested on a felony charge of possessing crack cocaine March 23 after a routine traffic stop, according to police reports.
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November 16, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Five Texas El Paso players who made long-distance calls on university telephones have been suspended for a game by the NCAA. Roy Howard, Johnny Melvin, Marlon Maxey, David Van Dyke and Prince Stewart have been assigned games in which they cannot play, the El Paso Herald-Post reported.
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January 22, 1996 | From Associated Press
Don Haskins, the basketball coach at Texas El Paso the past 35 years, was doing well Sunday after being stricken with a mild heart attack during a game Saturday night. The 65-year-old coach is in Providence Memorial Hospital, where he is expected to spend the next few days undergoing tests in the cardiac care unit. The school does not know if Haskins will return for UTEP's game Thursday against Utah.
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October 27, 1993 | STEVE ELLING
Swingman Archie Williams of Reseda High said Tuesday that he has orally committed to play basketball next season at Texas El Paso. Williams is the third player from the region to commit to play for an NCAA Division I school, joining Alex Lopez of Campbell Hall and Jason Hartman of Thousand Oaks, who both will play at Washington. For many observers, the likely reaction to Williams' commitment is, "Who?"
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November 1, 1992 | MIKE DOWNEY
He could be the toughest college football player in the country. He is 25 years old. He left his home in Virginia when he was 16, mainly because his father kicked him out of the house. He has been stabbed, clubbed with a baseball bat, shot at and chased through the streets and alleys of South Central L.A., and now, living in Texas, thinks of himself as "a recluse and a hermit." Yes, Ed Bunn is one tough football player. And don't think NFL scouts haven't been keeping tabs on him.
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October 16, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Six members of the winless University of Texas El Paso football team have been suspended for breaking curfew the night before the Miners' 42-24 loss to Colorado State last Saturday. The players are All-WAC defensive end Ricky Massey, fullbacks Patrick Bailey and Darryl Phillips, and defensive backs Greg Shead, Craig Pringle and Dwight Conley. Massey, Shead and Bailey were starters and the other three saw action against Colorado State. All six will miss Saturday's game against San Diego State.
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April 5, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Nigeria's Olapade Adeniken of Texas El Paso ran the fastest 100 meters in the Texas Relays' 65-year history with a legal clocking of 9.97 seconds, fastest in the world this year.
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March 27, 1992 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Coach Don Haskins of Texas El Paso was so nervous that he couldn't bear to watch the closing seconds of a second-round NCAA tournament game against Kansas last Sunday. Haskins buried his head in his hands when Miner guard Johnny Melvin went to the free-throw line with four seconds left. Melvin made two free throws, clinching a 66-60 victory over second-ranked Kansas. "I had visions that something weird was going to happen to us," Haskins said.
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November 16, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Five Texas El Paso players who made long-distance calls on university telephones have been suspended for a game by the NCAA. Roy Howard, Johnny Melvin, Marlon Maxey, David Van Dyke and Prince Stewart have been assigned games in which they cannot play, the El Paso Herald-Post reported.
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October 30, 1991 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The improper recruitment of former Crenshaw High School basketball star John Staggers was cited by the NCAA Tuesday in a report placing the University of Texas El Paso on three years of probation. The finding by the NCAA marks the second time that a school has been sanctioned as a result of dealings with Staggers, the Los Angeles City 4-A player of the year in 1988. Salt Lake Community College was placed on probation by the National Junior College Athletic Assn.
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