January 8, 1997 in Sports


Compiled From Wire Services

Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott has agreed to sell her Chevrolet-Geo dealership after being accused of faking car sales, according to Mike Horvath, general manager of the franchise.

Schott will retain her other dealership, Schott Buick, which she has owned for 28 years, Horvath said.

General Motors told the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealers Board Schott falsified 57 sales last year, sometimes storing the vehicles at her estate and later selling them at auction.

Heavyweight boxer Andrew Golota pleaded guilty to beating up a young man during a 1990 disco brawl, but denied pointing a gun.

Golota, a U.S. resident who twice was disqualified for repeated low blows in fights he was winning against former champion Riddick Bowe, returned to Poland last week to stand trial in his hometown of Wloclawek after prosecutors charged that during the 1990 disco brawl, Golota beat a young man who had torn his jacket.

Rutgers-Camden broke its NCAA-record 117-game losing streak with a 77-72 men’s basketball victory over Bloomfield College. The Division III Pioneers (1-9) last won on Jan. 18, 1992.

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