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Coach K Out Indefinitely

Mike Krzyzewski, one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball, was released from the hospital after being treated for back problems and is not expected to coach Duke for …


Jackson, Ncaa Meet

Top NCAA executives met with the Rev. Jesse Jackson during the National Collegiate Athletic Association Convention and said the sides agreed that strides had been made in creating diversity but …


Miscellany

Tommy Evans of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., rolled games of 269, 279 and 267 to jump from sixth to first after the fourth round of the Tri-Cities PBA Senior Classic at …


Big Sky Honors Two

Montana State senior guard Kwesi Coleman and Weber State senior guard Ruben Nembhard have been selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Players of the Week. Coleman, from Detroit, …


Ncaa Talking Revision

The NCAA, which last month made $1.75 billion in a new CBS television contract, says athletes can’t make $1,500 in a part-time job. But in the opening session of the …


Foreman Is Best Of ‘94

Heavyweight champion George Foreman, who knowcked out Michael Moorer in November, is selected as The Associated Press Male Athlete of Year. Photo by Associated Press


Play Ball!

The Toronto Blue Jays will hold tryout camps for replacement players in southern California this week. Ontario law forbids the Blue Jays from using replacement players in the SkyDome, but …


Penn State’s Carter Puts Name In Nfl Draft Hat And Leaves School

With Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter among the latest additions, the number of football underclassmen deciding to turn pro rather than finish college reached 17 Monday. Carter topped a …


Hoop Beasts Are In East

The University of Massachusetts and Connecticut are No.’s 1 and 2 in the college basketball poll. The Minutemen (8-1) reached the No. 1 spot for the second time this season. …


Jennings Wins Dartmouth

Olympian Lynn Jennings won the women’s 5,000-meter race in 16 minutes, 10.60 seconds at the Dartmouth Relays at Hanover, N.H.. Jennings owns the American indoor record of 15:22.64. At Lake …


R.J. Ups The Ante

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., whose Winston brand is the sponsor of NASCAR’s top stock car series, announced it will add $500,000 to the 1995 season point fund, raising the total …


Tomba Wins Again

As usual, Alberto Tomba proves he has the inside edge in the slalom, as he cuts his way Sunday to a World Cup gold. Photo by Associated Press


Elkington Steers Benz To Win While Huston Loses Control Of Lead

After leader John Huston struggled through a nightmarish gauntlet of three holes that included hitting a putt into a lake, Steve Elkington came on Sunday to win the Mercedes Championships …


Sports People

Heisman runner-up Ki-Jana Carter has scheduled a news conference for today to announce whether he will stay at Penn State for his senior season or enter the NFL draft. . …


Courier Ends Drought

Jim Courier, once ranked No. 1 in the world, won his first tournament title since August 1993, beating Frenchman Arnaud Boetsch 6-2, 7-5 in the final of the Australian Hardcourt …


Need An Item For Your Trip? Outdoors Gear Swap Set

Outdoors lovers can buy or sell used equipment at the second annual Great Outdoor Gear Swap, Jan. 18, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Eastern Washington University Student Union multipurpose …


Germans Win Hopman Cup

Boris Becker and Anke Huber battled to three-set singles victories over opponents from Ukraine and Germany won the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth, Australia. Becker defeated Andrei Medvedev 6-3, …


Bad Back Fells Krzyzewski

Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, who had surgery last October, is hospitalized in Durham, N.C., with back problems that caused him to miss his 11th-ranked team’s game against 24th-ranked …


Huston Adds To Lead

Playing in a drizzle much of the day, John Huston shot a par-72 to build his lead in the Mercedes Championships to four shots. Despite the soggy conditions at the …


Fehr Advises Waiting

Donald Fehr, executive director of the Major League Players Association, told agents and representatives meeting to wait until at least Jan. 16 to sign players under the new salary cap …


Sports People

Starting guard George Butler has been dismissed from the Georgetown University basketball team for academic reasons… . Two-time Olympian Moira D’Andrea won the 500- and 3,000-meter races as …


After ‘No’ Vote, Nhl Owners Make Counteroffer, Establish Tuesday As Absolute Deadline

No salary cap. No luxury tax. And still, perhaps, no hockey. Many NHL owners felt they went too far in a desperate attempt to save the season. Many lockedout players, …


Ten Finalists For Scholarship

Six football players from the Greater Spokane League, one from the Frontier and three from Idaho are the finalists for the first Ray Flaherty Memorial Scholarship. Announcement of the winner …


Ad Campaign For Salmon

Idaho conservation groups are launching a television campaign alerting viewers how millions of salmon and steelhead are destroyed in the hydroelectric dam complex on their journey to the ocean. In …


Lynx Nixed From List

Environmental groups blame politics for the Clinton administration’s recent refusal to list the Canada lynx as threatened or endangered in several areas, including Washington state, the northern Rocky Mountains, upper …


Graf Skips Aussie Open

Steffi Graf, the world’s No. 1-ranked women’s tennis player, said in a telephone conference call that she has withdrawn from the Australian Open, which begins a two-week run Jan. 16, …


Sports People

Lionel Butler, who sparred with Lennox Lewis in 1991, says he will fight the former WBC heavyweight titlist on March 18… . Terry Dickerson, a guard for the …


Miscellany

Ohio State offensive tackle Korey Stringer, a 6-foot-5, 320-pound, two-time All-American, announced he will skip his senior year and make himself available for the NFL draft. Chinese weightlifters Li Dan …


Edberg Wins Easily

Top-seeded Stefan Edberg, the defending champion, needed only 44 minutes to beat Karim Alami 6-1, 6-1 in the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar. Edberg will meet Henri Leconte, …


Nhl Players Not Hopeful

National Hockey League players will officially find out today if their final offer is good enough to save the season. Unofficially, they think they already know the answer.