Sports People

SUNDAY, OCT. 20, 1996

Xavier McDaniel, a former NBA All-Star with Seattle, who played in Greece last season, signed with the New Jersey Nets. … South Africa’s Phillip Holiday easily outpointed Mexico’s Joel Diaz to retain the International Boxing Federation lightweight title in Johannesburg. … World Boxing Association middleweight champion William Joppy retained his title with a sixth-round technical knockout of Ray McElroy at the Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md. … Kevin Zimmerman, a quarterback and defensive back for Oakley High School in Oakley, Kan., died after collapsing during a game Friday night.

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