April 8, 1995 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Cecil Eager resigned Friday after five years as athletic director at Abilene Christian University. He told reporters he plans to enter private business. “For several years, I’ve had this entrepreneurial itch, and now is the time to scratch it,” he said… . Indiana State University athletic director Brian Faison will resign next month to take a job as director of development for the National Children’s Cancer Society in St. Louis. … Al Mitchell, coach of the boxing program at the U.S. Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University, was appointed coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic boxing team. … Greg LeMond, three-time Tour de France winner and two-time world cycling champion, has agreed to endorse sports eyewear for the Denver-based Bolle America Inc… . Tony Wise, who started the American Berkebeiner cross country ski race and the Worldloppet series of ski marathons, died Thursday night after a long illness. He was 74.

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