June 18, 1996 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services

The Atlanta Hawks have hired Bill Hanzlik as an assistant coach. Hanzlik spent the last five seasons as an assistant with the Charlotte Hornets. He also spent 11 seasons in the NBA as a player with the Seattle SuperSonics and Denver Nuggets. … Misdemeanor drunken-driving charges were filed against Lawrence Phillips, the former Nebraska running back who was a first-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams. Phillips, 21, already on probation for beating an ex-girlfriend, was charged with driving under the influence and driving while having an .08 percent or higher blood-alcohol level… . Linebacker Darrin Smith has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys and Smith’s agent, Brian Ransom, would not disclose terms of the new contract… . Former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier has signed with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, a Lincoln television station reported.

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