October 16, 1997 in Sports

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Paul Tracy, released last week from the final year of his contract by Roger Penske, has joined 1997 rookie Dario Franchitti as the new drivers for Team Kool Green. … Frazier Robinson, a Negro Leagues player who was Satchel Paige’s catcher from 1939 to 1942, died Monday, one day after a gymnasium at his church in Kings Mountain, N.C.,was named in his honor. … Nina Shahravan, the former topless dancer who falsely accused two Dallas Cowboys players of sexual assault, has been released from jail and now faces deportation proceedings.


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