December 17, 1995 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Shabaka Lands, a starting guard on Idaho State University’s basketball team, has been suspended and faces a Thursday court appearance on a misdemeanor shoplifting charge. … Heavyweight Joe Hipp of Yakima was a first-round knockout winner over Mexico’s Martin Jaques Friday night at the Yakima Sun Dome. In the main event, former two-time International Boxing Federation lightweight champion Greg Haugen of Las Vegas lost a majority decision to Oscar Gonzales of Mexico. … Alvin “Al” Stump, whose book about baseball great Ty Cobb was the basis for the 1994 film “Cobb,” died Thursday of a congestive heart. He was 79.

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