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Big-Leaguers Scorn Owners’ Plan To Use Replacement Players

Eight-six striking baseball players met with union head Donald Fehr in Chicago on Friday and said replacement players will never succeed. “No one wants to watch minor-league baseball in a …


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, …


Noted Nfl Coach Dies

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Erickson Sues Employers

Coach Dennis Erickson has filed a lawsuit against the University of Miami, asking the school to pay for his legal fees from the Bryan Fortay case. The fees stem from …


Fines In Kingdome Deaths

Three contractors were fined more than $39,000 for safety violations the state found following the death of two workers in a crane collapse at the Kingdome. One contractor willfully violated …


Kelly Will Have Surgery

Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly will undergo surgery on his injured knee after all. Kelly will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday to repair his lateral collateral ligament …


Expect Nhl Owners To Turn Thumbs Down On Settlement Offer

NHL owners apparently have a response to the players’ latest offer to save the season: This won’t do. “I’ve talked to 10 teams today and they all said it was …


Miscellany

Sweden’s Patrik Jaerbyn, racing in North America because of the snow drought in most of Europe, won a pair of North American Championship Series super-Gs in near-zero cold and strong …


Courier Reaches Semis

Jim Courier and defending champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Hardcourt championships in Adelaide, Australia. Courier, third seeded, breezed by Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic …


Sports People

Former pitcher Harry Gumbert, who played for four National League teams in a 15-year big-league career, died in Wimberley, Texas, at age 85… . Ex-Chicago Cubs reliever Don …


104th Congress Moves To Take Away Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption

Only hours after gavels banged to open the 104th Congress on Wednesday, legislation was introduced in the Senate and House to strip baseball owners of their antitrust exemption. The move …


M’S Farm Finds Home Burlington, N.C.

Double-A professional baseball may be headed for a temporary stay in Burlington, beginning this spring. The Seattle Mariners’ homeless Southern League franchise is considering a one- or two-year stay in …


People

Tab Ramos, the U.S. midfielder who sustained a serious head injury during the World Cup last summer, became the first player to sign with Major League Soccer, which plans to …


Um’s Dickenson To Stay

The Montana Grizzlies record-smashing quarterback isn’t quite ready to give up the pigskin for medical school. Nor is Dave Dickenson considering a run at the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, which also …


U.S. Wins At Sugarloaf

Olympic medalists Picabo Street and Hilary Lindh of the U.S. Ski Team won North American Championship Series super-G races at Sugarloaf USA. Street, the 1994 Olympic downhill silver medalist from …


Sports People

Brock Huard, the highly recruited quarterback out of Puyallup (Wash.) High School, announced he will play football at the University of Washington next year. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound, left-hander is the …


Capers Reportedly Agrees To Coach Carolina Panthers

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dom Capers has agreed to become head coach of the expansion Carolina Panthers of the NFL, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday. The move will not become …


Canada Clinches Title

Canada won its third consecutive World Junior Hockey Championship. The unbeaten Canadians defeated Russia 8-5, then clinched the title when Finland rallied to tie Sweden 3-3 in Calgary.


Blazers Hire Coach

Former Vanderbilt coach Watson Brown was selected to guide AlabamaBirmingham into big-time football and out of the shadow of Alabama and Auburn. Brown, offensive coordinator at Oklahoma the last two …


Miscellany

Jockey Marco Castaneda was moved out of the intensive care unit six days after sustaining a small brain hemorrhage from a race accident at Bay Meadows. Castaneda, 44, was in …


Sailor Explains Crash

Isabelle Autissier, the French solo sailor who was airlifted from her stricken yacht Saturday in the Indian Ocean, said Sunday that a huge wave had crippled her boat by rolling …


U.S. Team Tabs Blair

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Bonnie Blair and Christine Witty were named to the U.S. Sprint Speedskating Team. Blair, in her final season of competition after winning two more gold medals …


Vandy Hires Dowhower

Rod Dowhower, quarterbacks coach for the Cleveland Browns, says he will become Vanderbilt’s new football coach when the Browns’ season ends, The Tennessean reported Sunday. When contacted at his home …


Negotiators For Nhl, Players Meet Again As Deadline Looms

Facing a doomsday deadline of Jan. 16, the NHL and the union met for 4 hours in Chicago on Sunday in an effort to break the stalemate in negotiations and …


Sports People

Bruno Pezzey, long a mainstay of the Austrian national soccer team and an acclaimed sweeper for the German teams of Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen, died Saturday of heart failure. …


Bow Hunter Charged

A bow hunter from Yelm, Wash., has been charged with second-degree assault, possession of stolen property, illegal hunting and other offenses. Charges were filed against John D. Games, 42, active …


Hikers Only

The Dishman Hills Natural Area will be restricted to hikers who must stay on designated trails beginning this month. The Spokane County Commissioners voted 2-1 last week to join the …


Cruises Increased

Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt has ordered the National Park Service to allow more cruise ships in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park. Apparently this is a concession to the new political …


Nhl Lockout Continues

The National Hockey League lockout concluded its third full month with no negotiations between the subcommittees representing the team owners and the National Hockey League Players Association. “Don’t read anything …


Governor Backs Stadium

Gov. John Engler has agreed to back a plan to build a stadium for the Detroit Tigers at a downtown site rather than at the State Fairgrounds, Mayor Dennis Archer …