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Kournikova Defeats Lucic

Mirjana Lucic, younger by nine months than Anna Kournikova, fell 6-4, 6-2 to the Russian in a matchup of 16-year-olds at the Lipton Championships in Key Biscayne, Fla. Kournikova’s opponent …


Abdul-Jabbar Pays Fine

Former Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar surrendered a small amount of marijuana to U.S. Customs officials at a Canadian airport Sunday and paid a $500 civil fine, a Customs …


Martin Grabs Pole From Mate

Mark Martin knocked teammate Jeff Burton off the pole in the opening round of qualifying for the TranSouth Financial 400 stock car race at Darlington Raceway. Burton set the target …


Jets Make Bid To Acquire Patriots’ Curtis Martin

Curtis Martin may be running for the New York Jets instead of the New England Patriots next season. Photo by Associated Press


Damron Leads Bay Hill

Rain turned the fast, firm greens at the Bay Hill Invitational at Orlando, Fla., into target practice, and Robert Damron took advantage on his home course for a 7-under-par 65 …


Sports People

Misdemeanor battery and false imprisonment charges against Kareem Abdul-Jabbar were dismissed by a judge who ruled the retired basketball star complied with orders to complete 36 hours of anger management …


Miscellany

NASCAR, hoping to even out the competition in its premier Winston Cup series, has made its second modification this month to the rear spoiler of the new Ford Taurus. The …


Nicklaus’ Streak Alive

Jack Nicklaus decided to push one of the most remarkable streaks in sports a little further by accepting a special exemption to play in the U.S. Open. On Monday, the …


Chargers Sign Center

Eight-year NFL veteran center Roman Fortin signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers, the fourth free agent brought in to help shore up one of the NFL’s worst …


Douglas Gets Rich Pact

Free agency wouldn’t come to the Philadelphia Eagles, so the Eagles went to free agency, signing newly acquired defensive end Hugh Douglas to a six-year, $25 million contract Monday. “They’re …


Usga Offers Exemption To Nicklaus For Open

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Camacho Arrested

Hector “Macho” Camacho, 35, was arrested on a drunken driving charge after a sheriff’s deputy who stopped him in Orlando, Fla., said the boxer couldn’t walk a straight line and …


Calcavecchia Leads

Mark Calcavecchia leads after the third round of the Honda Classic in Coral Springs, Fla. Calcavecchia made four birdies on the front nine to surge to the front of the …


Favorite Trick Wins

Favorite Trick, the horse of the year for 1997 when he won all eight starts, made his 3-year-old debut and his first start for trainer Bill Mott by winning the …


Favorite Trick Returns

Horse of the Year Favorite Trick will make his 3-year-old debut this afternoon in the 7-furlong Swale Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Undefeated in eight races last year, Favorite Trick will …


Maggert Keeps Lead

Jeff Maggert felt the wind die and figured the scores would go down, too. He got his game in gear just in time to keep a one-stroke lead after two …


Woods Signs With Wheaties

The breakfast of the Masters champion is Wheaties. Tiger Woods’ newest commercial tie-in will be with General Mills as he becomes the eighth athlete to be a permanent representative of …


Garcia Captures Title

Roberto Garcia won the vacant International Boxing Federation junior-lightweight title with a unanimous decision over Harold Warren.


Harassed, Dillon Says

Corey Dillon was charged with drunken driving, and the Cincinnati Bengals and ex-University of Washington running back contends he was harassed by police. Dillon has denied he was drunk when …


Ball Takes Good Bounce As Maggert Takes Lead

Jeff Maggert got a rare soft bounce on a hard, fast course, holing a 7-iron for an eagle that helped him take a one-stroke lead Thursday in the first round …


Dungy Gets New Deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers rewarded Tony Dungy for leading the team to its first playoff berth since 1982, voiding the remaining four years on his contract Wednesday and replacing it …


Miscellany

Front-runners in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race took their mandatory 24-hour layovers in the 1,100-mile race from Anchorage to Nome. Dee Dee Jonrowe of Willow, Alaska, led after going …


Gambill Wins Again

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Scoring Questioned

A tabulation error made in Saturday’s WBC super lightweight title fight between Julio Cesar Chavez and Miguel Angel Gonzalez was a “mental lapse” that did not affect the outcome, WBC …


Waltrip Dumps Sponsor

Darrell Waltrip, mired in a slump that has him pointed toward the worst season of his 27-year Winston Cup career, reported he has terminated the contract of Speedblock Inc., his …


Spellman Hospitalized

Chicago Bears defensive end Alonzo Spellman, wearing no shoes or shirt in freezing weather, on Tuesday walked out of the hospital he had checked into following an 8-hour standoff with …


Gambill Opens Tourney With Victory

Jan-Michael Gambill returns against Mark Philippoussis at Indian Wells, Calif. Photo by Associated Press


Russian Team Picked

Yevegeny Kafelnikov, the world’s fourth-ranked player, will head the Russian Davis Cup team that plays the United States at Stone Mountain, Ga., April 3-5. Kafelnikov will be joined by Alexander …


Bobby Labonte Races Past Jarrett To Win Primestar 500

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Miscellaneous

Disciplinary action against coach Bob Knight or Indiana remained uncertain after he appealed a Big Ten decision over his actions in a game against Illinois two weeks ago. The Big …