October 10, 1997 in Sports


Compiled From Wire Services

Indy-car driver Paul Tracy was fired by Marlboro Team Penske and replaced by Brazilian Andre Ribeiro.

A law firm hired by the University of Michigan to investigate its men’s basketball program found only three minor NCAA violations, the school said.

Germany ended the U.S. women’s soccer team’s 12-game international unbeaten streak and 30-game overall unbeaten run, beating the Americans 3-1 in an exhibition game in Duisburg, Germany.

Laurent Jalabert of France won the men’s individual time trial at the World Cycling Championships in San Sebastian, Spain, finishing the 26-mile course in 52 minutes and 1 second.

Jan-Michael Gambill of Colbert defeated sixth-seeded Andrew Richardson of Britain, 6-4, 6-1, in the first round of the $100,000 Sante Fe Development-USTA Challenger tournament in Sedona, Ariz.

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