BRIEFLY : COLGATE BASKETBALL COACH DIES.Jack Bruen stalked the Colgate sidelines bearlike for nine seasons, his feisty and animated style endearing him as one of the school's most admired and successful coaches.
Not even his life-and-death battle with pancreatic cancer pancreatic cancer
Malignant tumour of the pancreas. Risk factors include smoking, a diet high in fat, exposure to certain industrial products, and diseases such as diabetes and chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic cancer is more common in men. could sideline him from doing what he loved to do: coach.
Friday, six days after coaching his Red Raiders Red Raiders can refer to sports teams at:
``Knowing Jack, his idea of a happy death would be a solid lead in a basketball game,'' said Morgan Wootten Morgan Wootten (born Morgan Bayard Wootten, April 21, 1931 in Durham, North Carolina, United States) is a former high school basketball coach. From 1956 to 2002 he coached at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. , the eminent high school coach who first hired Bruen as an assistant in 1972 and opened the door to his professional career.
``That was the love and his life. There was none better than Jack Bruen,'' Wootten said. ``Just a magnificent human being. A giant of a man.''
Before Bruen's arrival, Colgate had endured 14 straight losing seasons. Bruen led the Red Raiders to a share of three Patriot League The Patriot League is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. It participates in the NCAA's Division I for all sports; in football, it participates in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS; still often referred to by its former championships and their first NCAA tournaments in 1995 and 1996 while compiling a 109-124 record.
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Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. State freshman Ron Anderson will sit out at least eight weeks after breaking a bone in his right foot, the fourth such injury for a Wolfpack player this season.
HOCKEY: All-Star defenseman Oleg Tverdovsky and the Phoenix Coyotes ended their contract squabble squab·ble
intr.v. squab·bled, squab·bling, squab·bles
To engage in a disagreeable argument, usually over a trivial matter; wrangle. See Synonyms at argue.
A noisy quarrel, usually about a trivial matter. , agreeing to a $3.1 million, two-year deal.
Tverdovsky, who was a restricted free agent, will make $1.4 million this season and $1.7 million in 1998-99.
Tverdovsky was scheduled to play tonight when the Coyotes visit the Toronto Maple Leafs The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). .
Three Maine hockey players accused of making telephone threats to an African-American student-athlete have been suspended from the team and face criminal charges, university officials said.
Bryan Masotta, Shawn Mansoff and Matthew Oliver were ordered to appear in Bangor District Court on Jan. 16 to answer charges of criminal threatening.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Georgia quarterback Mike Bobo was cleared of charges stemming from his arrest earlier this week, authorities said.
Bobo, 23, was charged with obstruction of a police officer early Thursday after he ran from police outside an Athens bar.
Athens-Clarke County Magistrate Judge Michael Coleman dismissed the charge after a hearing in which an officer said he did not see Bobo doing anything illegal outside Allen's Hamburgers, where police were responding to a fight.
Brandom Drum, a reserve Nebraska defensive tackle, was cited for assault after an alleged verbal and physical exchange at a Lincoln, Neb., bar, coach Tom Osborne confirmed.
ALSO: The Dallas Sidekicks have withdrawn from the Continental Indoor Soccer League The Continental Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that played from 1993 to 1997. History
When the Major Soccer League folded in the summer of 1992, two of its former teams (Dallas and San Diego) joined a group of hockey and basketball arena owners led by to join a new professional indoor soccer league. . . . American skier Jonny Moseley dominated both runs to repeat his victory of a year ago, winning a World Cup moguls event at La Plagne, France, to move closer to his first Olympic berth. . . . Fog forced postponement of the first of two World Cup downhill races this weekend, after only 12 skiers made it to the finish line Friday at Val Gardena, Italy. . . . Ronaldo and Romario scored as Brazil beat the Czech Republic 2-0 Friday for a berth in the FIFA FIFA International Association Football Federation [French Fédération Internationale de Football Association]
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