January 17, 1997 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson will meet on May 3 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, according to sources in both camps. No official announcement is expected for several weeks. … Point guard Ricky Moore and center Kirk King, two of Connecticut’s best players, were declared ineligible amid accusations they accepted improper gifts. … The NCAA has ruled that Jackie Stiles, one of the nation’s top prep players, will be allowed to play for Southwest Missouri State next season, even though someone placed an ad that appeared to violate NCAA regulations by urging her to attend the Springfield, Mo., school. … Michael Johnson, the first man to sweep the Olympic 200 and 400 meters, has accomplished another first - winning the Jesse Owens International Award Trophy for the second consecutive year.


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