When USC president Steven Sample ordered beer and alcohol sales stopped at the Coliseum in an effort to curb what he considered unruly behavior, the Coliseum Commission at first balked
since it received most of the revenue from concession sales.
Despite some public display of non-affection, ESPN officially wants to keep the NHL, sources say, although the network balked
in April at renewing its annual contract with the league for $60 million a year when it appeared there would be no agreement reached to start the 2005-06 season.
Hawkins, president of OFS, The Business Doctors, said DWP officials have balked
at paying the bill even after agreeing to do so.
Once a concept balked
at by the wireless industry, collocation has become a vital part of doing business for almost all service providers.
Last week, council members balked
at a recommendation by city officials to eliminate funding for sidewalk repairs this year.
If you've ever dreamed of an island-hopping vacation in the tropical South Pacific but balked
at the price, take heart: Air New Zealand on Friday debuts ``Pacifica Explorer'' fares, offering nearly 20 percent savings on air travel to any three of the exotic lands ``down under.
Ross is a surprisingly welcome addition, willing to allow herself to be deglamourized in ways previous actresses on the show would have balked
The turnout provided evidence of the depth of local concern among former workers who once handled radioactive materials, beryllium and silica after federal officials initially balked
at aggressively serving the region because of a perceived lack of interest.
The City Council balked
in July at creating a ``paper municipal utility,'' deferring the issue to the committee, which had just been formed.
A 4-year-old gelding without a victory above the stakes level on his record, Ceeband took advantage of the scratch of heavy favorite Caller One (whose trainer balked
at the weight assignment) and a speed duel between Squirtle Squirt and Explicit.
Teammates rallied around Flores (3-0) early, offering encouragement after he balked
a runner to second and allowed a run-scoring single that gave Carson a 1-0 lead in the second inning.
USC will not change its uniforms this season because equipment manufacturers have balked
at making the change so soon, according to coach Pete Carroll.
, and the two wed quietly a few weeks ago.
Mark Kotsay followed that with a walk and Shaw balked
the runners over.
A prosecutor balked
at the continuance request, insisting Mathews was already aware of much of the information in the new reports, information that doesn't change the fundamentals of the case against Demirdjian.