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By Los Angeles Daily News | April 24, 1992
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Discarding rumors that Todd Marinovich had failed an NFL drug test last December, Harbor Municipal Court Judge Susanne S. Shaw dismissed all drug charges against the Los Angeles Raiders quarterback yesterday after determining he had successfully completed a yearlong diversion program.Marinovich, 22, was arrested in Newport Beach last year for misdemeanor possession of cocaine and marijuana. Shaw cleared his record and absolved him of any further charges for completing the diversion program as a first-time offender.
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | November 9, 1992
PHILADELPHIA -- A struggling offense prompted Philadelphia Eagles coach Rich Kotite to start Jim McMahon ahead of Randall Cunningham at quarterback. But while McMahon was impressive his first start of the season yesterday against the Los Angeles Raiders, a quarterback who played for less than a half provided the Eagles with their biggest spark.That was the Raiders' second-year man, Todd Marinovich. His three interceptions supplied a confidence boost for the Philadelphia defense that dominated yesterday's 31-10 win before a crowd of 65,388 at Veterans Stadium.
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By Vito Stellino | December 25, 1991
Five years ago on Christmas Day, quarterback Jay Schroeder was preparing to play his first NFL playoff game. His football future seemed as bright as the lights on a Christmas tree.Schroeder, who had led the Washington Redskins to a 12-4 regular season in 1986, quarterbacked the Redskins to a 19-7 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in a wild-card game the day after Christmas and then engineered a 27-13 upset of the defending Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears the following week.Even though Schroeder and the Redskins were beaten by the New York Giants, 17-0, in the NFC title game, Schroeder, at 25, seemed destined to be the team's quarterback for the next decade.
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By Los Angeles Times | September 30, 1992
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The passes fall short, the kicks sai wide, the questions have no answers and the future looks bleak.The commitment lacks excellence.Buzz words of Los Angeles Raider lore ring hollow after eight consecutive losses, four to start the season.Monday night, once the centerpiece of a Raider dynasty, can no longer be tapped for old time's sake.The Kansas City Chiefs scored a 27-7 victory over the Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium as up-the-middle runs by Barry Word and Christian Okoye wore down the Raider defense during the second half and turned a close game into a rout.
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | November 9, 1992
PHILADELPHIA -- A struggling offense prompted Philadelphia Eagles coach Rich Kotite to start Jim McMahon ahead of Randall Cunningham at quarterback. But while McMahon was impressive his first start of the season yesterday against the Los Angeles Raiders, a quarterback who played for less than a half provided the Eagles with their biggest spark.That was the Raiders' second-year man, Todd Marinovich. His three interceptions supplied a confidence boost for the Philadelphia defense that dominated yesterday's 31-10 win before a crowd of 65,388 at Veterans Stadium.
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By Thomas George and Thomas George,New York Times News Service | December 29, 1991
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs were ready for Todd Marinovich this time. They switched a new person into the "lurk" position in the secondary, and the choice was safety Deron Cherry, a guy who had been around the league 10 years longer and was 9 years older than Marinovich, the Los Angeles Raiders' rookie quarterback."
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By Los Angeles Times | September 30, 1992
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The passes fall short, the kicks sai wide, the questions have no answers and the future looks bleak.The commitment lacks excellence.Buzz words of Los Angeles Raider lore ring hollow after eight consecutive losses, four to start the season.Monday night, once the centerpiece of a Raider dynasty, can no longer be tapped for old time's sake.The Kansas City Chiefs scored a 27-7 victory over the Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium as up-the-middle runs by Barry Word and Christian Okoye wore down the Raider defense during the second half and turned a close game into a rout.
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February 2, 1991
Marinovich says he'll enter NFL draftSouthern Cal quarterback Todd Marinovich yesterday declared that he will enter the National Football League draft."
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January 19, 1991
Johnson second again in Sunkist 50 metersBen Johnson, competing again after a two-year ban from track, finished second for the second time in as many races last night, coming in behind Andre Cason in the 50 meters in the Sunkist Invitational indoor meet in Los Angeles.In dealing Johnson his second defeat in a week, Cason was timed in 5.69 seconds, with Johnson second in 5.74.Johnson's time was a Canadian national record, topping a 5.75 set by Desai Williams.Johnson, who had complained after losing last week in Canada that he had misjudged the finish line, this time said he was slow out of the blocks because the lanes were too narrow at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
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January 21, 1991
Marinovich arrested on cocaine chargeSouthern Cal's Todd Marinovich, one of the nation's top college quarterbacks, was arrested yesterday in Newport Beach, Calif., for investigation of cocaine possession. Marinovich, 21, was carrying about a gram of the drug when he was arrested at 4:15 a.m. while walking down a street in the city 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles, police Sgt. Mike McDonough said.He was booked and released at 11:10 a.m. on his own recognizance pending an arraignment at Harbor Municipal Court, McDonough said.
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By Los Angeles Daily News | April 24, 1992
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Discarding rumors that Todd Marinovich had failed an NFL drug test last December, Harbor Municipal Court Judge Susanne S. Shaw dismissed all drug charges against the Los Angeles Raiders quarterback yesterday after determining he had successfully completed a yearlong diversion program.Marinovich, 22, was arrested in Newport Beach last year for misdemeanor possession of cocaine and marijuana. Shaw cleared his record and absolved him of any further charges for completing the diversion program as a first-time offender.
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April 15, 1992
Marinovich's drug test positive, report saysLos Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich, who is nearing the end of a drug diversion program, was tested positive by the NFL for a banned substance, ESPN reported yesterday.ESPN said Marinovich declined to be interviewed but denied the report through his agent, Tom Condon.ESPN, citing sources within the NFL, said the league-conducted test that came back positive was taken shortly after the Raiders lost to the Kansas City Chiefs, 10-6, in an AFC wild-card playoff game last Dec. 28. The cable network said it was not known what drug was involved.
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By JOHN EISENBERG | January 11, 1992
Fact: If not for John Elway's miracle finish against the Oilers, there would be three hurry-up offenses in the NFL Final Four.Opinion: Jerry Glanville would be fun to play for.Fact: The NFL expects sales of licensed merchandise this fiscal year to be between $1.9 billion and $2 billion.Opinion: Bill Parcells and Mario Cuomo were separated at birth.Fact: The Lakers' 6-8 December was their first losing month since March 1979, when Magic Johnson was still at Michigan State.Opinion: The Miami Hurricanes would beat the Washington Huskies on a neutral field.
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By Thomas George and Thomas George,New York Times News Service | December 29, 1991
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs were ready for Todd Marinovich this time. They switched a new person into the "lurk" position in the secondary, and the choice was safety Deron Cherry, a guy who had been around the league 10 years longer and was 9 years older than Marinovich, the Los Angeles Raiders' rookie quarterback."
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By Vito Stellino | December 25, 1991
Five years ago on Christmas Day, quarterback Jay Schroeder was preparing to play his first NFL playoff game. His football future seemed as bright as the lights on a Christmas tree.Schroeder, who had led the Washington Redskins to a 12-4 regular season in 1986, quarterbacked the Redskins to a 19-7 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in a wild-card game the day after Christmas and then engineered a 27-13 upset of the defending Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears the following week.Even though Schroeder and the Redskins were beaten by the New York Giants, 17-0, in the NFC title game, Schroeder, at 25, seemed destined to be the team's quarterback for the next decade.
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February 2, 1991
Marinovich says he'll enter NFL draftSouthern Cal quarterback Todd Marinovich yesterday declared that he will enter the National Football League draft."
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April 15, 1992
Marinovich's drug test positive, report saysLos Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich, who is nearing the end of a drug diversion program, was tested positive by the NFL for a banned substance, ESPN reported yesterday.ESPN said Marinovich declined to be interviewed but denied the report through his agent, Tom Condon.ESPN, citing sources within the NFL, said the league-conducted test that came back positive was taken shortly after the Raiders lost to the Kansas City Chiefs, 10-6, in an AFC wild-card playoff game last Dec. 28. The cable network said it was not known what drug was involved.
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January 23, 1991
Virginia's Moore hopes to catch on in the NFLHerman Moore, Virginia's All-America wide receiver, will give up his final year of eligibility to enter the National Football League draft, he said yesterday.The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Moore expects to graduate this spring.Moore, who teamed with quarterback Shawn Moore to lead the Cavaliers to an 8-4 record and a trip to the Sugar Bowl, set two National Collegiate Athletic Association records in his career. During the 1990 season, he became the first player to catch a touchdown pass in nine consecutive games, and he averaged 22.0 yards per reception for his career.
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