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Wed., May 7, 1997

The family of San Diego Chargers running back Rodney Culver, who was killed in the 1996 ValuJet crash, will receive $28 million as part of a settlement reached with the airline and its maintenance company, the family’s attorney said. … The Citadel and Charlie Taaffe said they have settled a lawsuit the former coach filed last year after a drunken-driving arrest led to his firing.

Minnesota Vikings running back Maurece “Moe” Williams pleaded innocent to a first-degree rape charge and was released without bond during a court hearing … Linda Hill-MacDonald, coach of the women’s team at Minnesota the past seven years, has been hired as coach of the Cleveland Rockers of the new WNBA. … A.J. Foyt, four-time Indianapolis 500 winner, says he is feeling better after what doctors think is an inner ear disorder which caused him to faint recently.



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