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  • Commissioner Must Overcome Costly Turnover

    NBA boss David Stern: “We are resigned to the fact there won’t be a season.” Photo by Associated Press

  • Sports People

    At Dallas, Mickey Mantle was stronger after blood transfusions helped him combat anemia. The Hall of Famer is expected to go home Monday… . At San Antonio, Texas, …

  • Nba Files Labor Suit

    Less than 24 hours after contract talks with the players’ union broke down, the NBA filed a unfair labor practice complaint in New York with the National Labor Relations Board. …

  • No Progress In Talks Between Nba, Union

    Talks between the NBA and its union broke off with no agreement reached, putting the 1995-96 season in greater jeopardy. After almost 4 hours of negotiations the two sides made …

  • Nba Could Move To Courts

    The leadership of the NBA players union says it will drop its attempt to reach a new labor agreement if can’t come to an accord with the league by Tuesday. …

  • Rhodes Headed To Usc

    Former Kentucky forward Rodrick Rhodes announced he will transfer to USC in the fall. Rhodes, who played three years at Kentucky, asked for and was granted a release from his …

  • Williams Believes Agreement Is Near In Nba Labor War


  • Johnson Lacks Talent To Make Dream Team

    Was it Larry Johnson’s lack of good behavior that cost him a Dream Team III spot, or a lack of talent? Photo by Associated Press

  • Garden Retains Tourney

    The final four of the pre- and post-season National Invitation Tournaments will be held at Madison Square Garden for at least two more years. The arena and the five-school association …

  • Players Plead Innocent

    NBA players Tyrone Hill and Brian Grant, who played collegiately at Xavier of Ohio, pleaded innocent to charges related to a run-in with police officers. Hill, 27, of the Cleveland …

  • Nba Negotiations On Hold

    The effort by some NBA stars to overturn the league’s salary cap was put on hold when the National Labor Relations Board voted to seek a stay of a pending …

  • Dream Snub Wake-Up Call For Kemp?

    Shawn Kemp

  • Stockton Set For More Gold Jazz Point Guard Selected For Dream Team Iii Along With Newcomers Olajuwon, O’Neal


  • Stockton Blames The Agents Jazz Guard Says Decertification Of The Nba Union Will Only Jeopardize The Upcoming Season

    John Stockton concedes the NBA season’s in jeopardy. File/The Spokesman-Review

  • It’s Coaching-By-Committee For Sonics

    With the hiring Friday of Tim Grgurich, the Seattle SuperSonics will have one of the largest coaching staffs in the NBA next season. Grgurich signed a one-year contract and joined …

  • Parish, Ex-Wife Feud Is Very Old News And Much Disputed


  • ‘Real Sports’ Show Asks Real Questions

    No one connected with HBO’s “Real Sports” magazine intends for the program to be a vehicle for crusades and the uncovering of wrongdoing, but if some muck has to be …

  • Si Story Cites Parish Among Wife-Batterers

    Longtime Boston Celtics center Robert Parish, now with the Charlotte Hornets, battered his former wife, Nancy Saad, throughout their marriage, according to this week’s Sports Illustrated. In a story on …

  • No Progress In Talks Between Nba, Union

    The resumption of contract talks between the NBA and union leaders produced no progress Tuesday, and a member of the union’s negotiating team quit amid a dispute over how much …

  • Nba, Players Back To Talking But New Problems Arise For Union Director Gourdine

    With NBA players locked out and feuding among themselves over the future of their union, negotiators for the league and union will return to the bargaining table today in an …

  • Miscellany

    A new generation of women’s tennis players will lead the U.S. against France in the semifinals of this year’s Fed Cup. Singles play begins today in Wilmington, N.C., with reverse …

  • Olympics Clears Dream

    Hakeem Olajuwon, two-time MVP of the NBA Finals, was cleared to represent the United States in next year’s Olympic Games in Atlanta. Olajuwon, a naturalized U.S. citizen, had to receive …

  • Sports People

    Moses Kiptanui of Kenya narrowly missed the 3,000-meter steeplechase world record, Britain’s Olympic champion Linford Christie won the 100 meters and Michael Johnson, the world’s top-ranked runner in the 200 …

  • Nba Announces Schedule

    Neither the Toronto Raptors nor the Vancouver Grizzlies will have to face a league powerhouse in its first home game, according to the 1995-96 schedule. Toronto is scheduled to open …

  • Knicks Tickets $1,000 Per

    Rich and famous basketball fans of the New York Knicks will have to fork over twice as much money this season to sit courtside at Madison Square Garden. The price …

  • Sports People

    Free agent Ray Ferraro, the New York Islanders’ leading scorer last season, joined the rival New York Rangers, signing a three-year, $4.8 million contract. … The Detroit Red Wings have …

  • Magic Won’t Return


  • Who Says Lockout Nothing To Laugh At?

    Pippen can’t rip Krause directly - for now. Photo by Associated Press

  • Blazer Guard Investigated

    Portland Trail Blazers guard James Robinson is under investigation by Coos Bay Police for the alleged sexual assault of a Coquille woman. The police investigation was in its preliminary stage …

  • Sonics’ Refurbished Home On Schedule

    Donning a hard hat, Barry Ackerley stepped inside KeyArena for the first time in about three months on Thursday. The rosy-cheeked Seattle SuperSonics owner was tickled pink.



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