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Sat., March 16, 1996

Quarterback Doug Flutie signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts. Financial details were not made public, but the contract reportedly is worth $2 million, with bonuses. … At Austin, Texas, a 30-year-old Californian who played football at Texas under an assumed identity last season will plead guilty to a federal charge of misusing Social Security numbers. Ron Weaver took the name Ron McKelvey after his own eligibility to play college football expired at California State at Sacramento in 1989. This week, federal officials filed a plea agreement in U.S. District Court in which Weaver agreed to plead guilty to the felony charge of misusing Social Security numbers. Weaver could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Donna Weinbrecht collected an unprecedented fifth World Cup ski title and teammate Jim Moran, who qualified in the next-to-to-last spot, completed an American sweep at Altenmarkt, Austria, by winning the men’s event… . At Atlantic City, N.J., Darroll Wilson scored a stunning third-round knockout over unbeaten heavyweight Shannon Briggs.



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