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Agassi Beats Stoltenberg For Second Straight Tourney Title

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Primestar 500 Postponed

Has NASCAR slowed its powerful Winston Cup cars enough at Atlanta Motor Speedway? That’s a bone of contention as the sanctioning body gets ready to run the rain-delayed Primestar 500 …


Two Set Pole Vault Record

Stacy Dragila of the United States and Daniela Bartova of the Czech Republic both cleared 14 feet, 8-1/4 inches to break the women’s world indoor pole vault record Sunday. Meanwhile, …


Knauss Win Super-G Race

Hans Knauss loves Olympic super-G courses. Three weeks after sharing the silver medal at the Nagano Games, Knauss won a World Cup super-G on Kvitfjell’s 1994 Olympic course. Countryman Hermann …


Jim Furyk Blisters Course For Record-Tying 62 Round

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Pontiacs In Front Row

If first-round qualifying for Sunday’s Primestar 500 is any indication, NASCAR’s latest rule change to slow down the Fords worked - sort of. Pontiac Grand Prixs driven by John Andretti …


Chavez Faces Gonzales

Julio Cesar Chavez, one of the few modern fighters to record 100 victories, enters the ring tonight for what might be his final bout. His decision will depend on who …


Silver Charm Injured

The anticipated showdown between Silver Charm and Gentlemen will have to wait. The two horses were expected to meet for the first time in today’s $1 million Santa Anita Handicap, …


Rain Stops Gambill Match

Rain postponed Andre Agassi’s semifinal match with Jan-Michael Gambill of Colbert in the Franklin Templeton tourney. Agassi was leading 4-3 in the first set when it was postponed by the …


Allen May Not Report

Disgruntled cornerback Eric Allen was traded by the New Orleans Saints to the Oakland Raiders for a 1998 draft pick. Allen, who had said he would retire if he wasn’t …


Seizinger Earns Titles

Olympic champion Katja Seizinger is the women’s World Cup downhill and super-G champion for this season. She clinched both titles when the International Ski Federation canceled the downhill and super-G …


Whitaker Enters Rehab

Pernell Whitaker has entered a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center after reportedly testing positive for drugs last week. The rehabilitation has forced the postponement of Whitaker’s title fight against WBA …


Whitaker Tests Positive

Boxer Pernell “Sweetpea” Whitaker apparently has again tested positive for cocaine, which could be the knockout blow to his 14-year professional career. Whitaker’s co-manager, Shelly Finkel, said Wednesday he was …


Purdue, Usc Matched

Purdue, coming off its first winning football season since 1984, will play Southern California on Aug. 30 in the season-opening Pigskin Classic in Los Angeles. The matchup was announced by …


Return To Las Vegas Probable For Nascar

It looks like NASCAR will be racing back to Las Vegas next year. The inaugural Winston Cup Las Vegas 400 drew an estimated 120,000 people Sunday, and NASCAR officials say …


Power’s Dunn Chosen

Lin Dunn, who led the Portland Power from the worst record in the ABL last year to the Western Conference regular-season championship this year, won the league’s coach of the …


Deal Sets Bills Record

Ted Washington became the highestpaid player in Buffalo Bills history when he signed a five-year contract worth $27.3 million. The deal, which included a $6.5 million signing bonus, came days …


Knight Says He Should Not Face Suspension

Bob Knight said Monday he has no reason to think he will be suspended by the Big Ten for his scathing comments on officiating last week. The Indiana coach received …


Spencer Wins Race

Jimmy Spencer won the Sam’s Town 300 Busch Grand National race, but not without a late challenge from precocious Dale Earnhardt Jr. Spencer, a Winston Cup regular, who runs a …


Sports People

Olympic silver medalist Ole Kristian Furuseth and teammates Finn Christian Jagge and Tom Stiansen gave Norway a sweep of the medals in a men’s World Cup slalom in South Korea. …


Armour Goes Ahead

Tiger Woods knocked a 9-iron shot into the cup for an eagle on his way to a 65. Skip Kendall went even lower, with a 64, and front-runner Billy Mayfair …


Johnston Rises To 24-0

WBC lightweight champion Steve Johnston ran his record to 24-0, defending his title with a unanimous 12-round decision over George Scott.


Venus Tops Davenport

Venus Williams beat top-seeded Lindsay Davenport for the first time in four tries, overcoming a slow start to win 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-3. She will meet Joannette Kruger of South …


Kirby Can Make Deal

The San Francisco 49ers’ backfield is not big enough for both Garrison Hearst and Terry Kirby. Two weeks after the 49ers awarded Hearst a five-year, $15.1 million contract extension, Kirby …


Sports People

Jerry Pimm, the winningest basketball coach in UC Santa Barbara history, is stepping down and will move into the school’s athletic administration office as an assistant to athletic director Gary …


Danger From Concussion Ends Humphries’ Career

San Diego quarterback Stan Humphries wipes away a tear while announcing his retirement. Photo by Associated Press


Detroit Keeps Fedorov

The Detroit Red Wings matched Carolina’s offer to Sergei Fedorov, less than an hour after an arbitrator sided with the Hurricanes in their dispute with the NHL on the validity …


Mayfair Leads Nissan

Billy Mayfair shot a 6-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the Nissan Open. Stephen Ames shot a 66 to put him one shot back. Phil Mickelson and …


Whitaker Vs. Quartey

Ike Quartey will defend the WBA welterweight championship against Pernell Whitaker on April 25 in what is being billed as a “fight-fans fight.” That designation probably explains why a title …


Rams Signs Linebacker

The St. Louis Rams signed free agent inside linebacker Eric Hill to a multiyear contract, the NFL team said. Keith Byars, one of the best receiving running backs in NFL …