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  • Robinson Fight Investigated

    A Gary Police detective will investigate an altercation between Milwaukee Bucks star Glenn Robinson and a gas station attendant. Robinson could be charged with battery, which carries a maximum penalty …


  • Sonics Center’s A Joke

    Frank Brickowski makes no bones about what he brings to the Seattle SuperSonics. Acquired in a trade with Sacramento, the veteran 6-foot-9 center provides 52-percent shooting, an array of post …


  • Sonics Sign First-Round Pick

    The Seattle SuperSonics came to terms with first-round draft pick Sherell Ford, preventing a rookie camp holdout of the swingman from Illinois-Chicago. In a brief conversation Saturday morning, the deal …


  • Former Sonic Barros Signs Contract With Celtics, Creating A Backcourt Log-Jam

    Barros


  • Mason Hits Jackpot With Knicks

    Mason


  • Blazers, Pistons Cut Deal

    Childress


  • Dissidents Go Along

    The vote by NBA players to preserve their union became official when the dissident players declined to challenge the results of last week’s election. The dissenting faction, which included Michael …


  • Sports People

    Spurs center David Robinson has gone home to recover after spending the night in a San Antonio hospital with stomach trouble. … Dave Magee of the United States captured the …


  • Nba Set To Play

    NBA owners voted 24-5 to ratify a six-year collective bargaining agreement with the players association, the final step toward ending a summer of labor strife. Players approved the same deal …


  • Sonics’ Payton Says Waitress Was Disrespectful

    Seattle SuperSonics all-star guard Gary Payton spoke for the first time Friday about an incident early last Sunday at an Orlando (Fla.) Waffle House restaurant. “Basically, it was just like …


  • Nba Owners Ready To Vote

    The final step in ending the NBA lockout - approval by the club owners of a new six-year contract - could come as early as today. NBA deputy commissioner Russ …


  • Globetrotters Lose

    The Harlem Globetrotters’ 24-year, 8,829-game winning streak is over. It ended Tuesday night in a 91-85 loss against a team led by Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who scored 34 …


  • Restaurant Boots Payton

    NBA players Gary Payton, Jason Kidd and Brian Shaw were kicked out of a 24-hour restaurant after waitresses accused them of being threatening and shouting obscenities. Shaw, a guard for …


  • Sports People

    In international competition at Salgotarjan, Hungary, Daniela Bartova of the Czech Republic broke her women’s pole vault record, leaping 13 feet, 10 inches, besting her previous mark of 13-9-3/4. . …


  • Sports People

    At Tuscaloosa, Ala., Glen Tuckett, a former coach and athletic director at Brigham Young University, was plucked from retirement to become interim athletic director at Alabama, which has been hit …


  • Riley Blasts Checketts, Knicks Claiming Unfair Treatment

    Riley


  • Finally, A Done Deal: Knicks Get $1 Million, And Draft Pick, For Riley

    Riley


  • Isaiah Rider Sent To Jail After Violating Parole For Assault Conviction

    Rider


  • Maxwell Arrested: Police Allegedly Find Marijuana In His Car

    Maxwell


  • Nba Prepares For Worst

    If NBA players vote to dissolve their union, the league’s first casualty will be the McDonald’s Championship, the six-team tournament set for Oct. 19 in London. NBA commissioner David Stern …


  • Richmond Hits Nba With Labor Charges

    The Sacramento Kings’ Mitch Richmond on Monday night filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board against the NBA, alleging that the league has conducted unfair labor practices. The …


  • Miscellany

    Brazil, led by Oscar Schmidt’s 27 points, captured the last spot in the men’s basketball field at the Atlanta Olympics, defeating Canada 97-77 in the third-place game at the Americas …


  • U.S. Teams Score Victories

    Kerry Kittles of Villanova scored 20 points and led the U.S. team to a 95-59 victory over Great Britain at the World University Games. In women’s action, La’Keshia Frett scored …


  • Stern Blasts Agent

    In an escalation of the heated rhetoric surrounding the NBA’s labor mess, an angry David Stern blasted agent David Falk, saying he is “casting aspersions” on some players who have …


  • Riley Deal Rumored

    The Miami Heat’s pursuit of Pat Riley has ended successfully, according to an unconfirmed broadcast report. CNN Sports reported the Knicks, Heat and Riley have reached an agreement that will …


  • Gimmick Hoops On Tap

    Shaquille O’Neal of the Orlando Magic and Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets will play each other Sept. 30 at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The …


  • Nba Stars Talk It Up

    The start of the 1995-96 NBA season could be in jeopardy. A group of approximately 25 high-profile players - including Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, and Alonzo Mourning - met by …


  • ‘Nique Headed To Greece

    Dominique Wilkins has left the Boston Celtics to sign with a professional team in Greece. Panathinaikos Athens said it had signed the 6-foot-8 forward. Press reports said Wilkins, 35, signed …


  • Smits Treated, Released After Being Thrown From All-Terrain Vehicle

    Smits


  • Rider’s In A Storm

    Timberwolves guard Isaiah Rider said he would not have left Minnesota when the 1994-95 NBA season ended if he had known he was wanted for a probation violation. A warrant …

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