Andre Agassi, the world’s No. 1 tennis player, has withdrawn from the Lyon Open, which begins Oct. 16 in Lyon, France.
Agassi’s agent said the Australian Open champion has not recovered from a chest muscle injury he sustained during the United States-Sweden Davis Cup semifinal two weeks ago at Las Vegas.
The University of Colorado has reached a $5.6 million agreement with Nike Inc. to equip the school’s athletic teams with the company’s apparel through the 2000-2001 school year.
Under the agreement, Nike will equip 15 of its 17 teams with shoes, uniforms and other apparel.
Opening arguments will be heard today before a New York federal court in the wire-fraud trial of boxing promoter Don King, who is charged with defrauding Lloyd’s of London by submitting phony expenses and a fake contract from a canceled title fight between Julio Cesar Chavez and Harold Brazier.
U.S. soccer team standout Roy Lassiter was sentenced to 30 days in jail for breaking into a Raleigh, N.C., house while a college student.
Hall of Fame rider Angel Cordero Jr., who came out of retirement to ride at El Comandante in Puerto Rico two weeks ago, will make his mainland comeback at Belmont Park Saturday.