October 17, 1995 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Former University of Connecticut basketball star Rebecca Lobo and five-time Olympic gold speedskater Bonnie Blair were named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation at its annual dinner… . Thelma Griffith Haynes, a former co-owner of the Minnesota Twins, died Sunday at Orlando, Fla. She was 82… . Mario Lemieux, returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins after a year off for the treatment of Hodgkins disease, won NHL Player of the Week honors… . Brazilian driver Marco Campos was declared “clinically dead” after a crash during a Formula 3000 race Sunday in Paris. Campos was hospitalized in a deep coma after his car flipped several times… . Crew chief Troy Selberg will join Lake Speed’s NASCAR Winston Cup racing team at the end of this season… . University of Cincinnati basketball player Art Long has been charged with domestic violence for allegedly choking his girlfriend.


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