May 7, 1997 in Sports

Sports People

Compiled From Wire Services
 

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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