October 25, 1997 in Sports

Miscellany

Compiled From Wire Services
 
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Bobby Labonte took the pole for Sunday’s ACDelco 400 at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. Labonte turned a fast lap of 156.696 mph to beat late qualifier Dale Jarrett. Spokane’s Chad Little qualified 16th.

Sonny Hine said he will ante up $480,000 to supplement Skip Away to the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 8 at Hollywood Park.

Rising costs and falling revenues have sunk the Thunder on the Ohio unlimited hydroplane race for at least next year, organizers in Evansville, Ind., said.

Heavyweight boxer Andrew Golota was fined $5,000 for secretly using the pain killer lidocaine in his knee 1 hours before his Oct. 4 fight with Lennox Lewis, New Jersey boxing commissioner Larry Hazzard said.

University of Southern California officials are investigating allegations that tutors composed and typed academic papers for Trojans football players.

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