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Actor Paul Sorvino will play New York Yankees manager Joe Torre in a cable television movie about Torre’s brother Frank and the team’s championship season. The movie is scheduled to air on Showtime during this year’s World Series.

Cuba permanently expelled a player and three coaches from baseball, charging they made several attempts to leave the island to join a professional team in the United States, official news media reported.

The player expelled, Jorge Luis Toca, played first base for Villa Clara. The sports institute accused coach Orlando Chinea, coach Pedro Jova and manager Luis E. Gonzalez of helping him.

Adonal Foyle, Golden State’s first-round draft pick, will have surgery on his left foot, the team said. Foyle fractured the fifth metatarsal bone while playing in the Jersey Shore League last week.

Ronaldo’s $26.7 million move to Internazionale of Milan from Barcelona was approved by FIFA, clearing soccer’s world player of the year to play this weekend.

Businessman John Spano, whose deal to purchase the New York Islanders fell apart, will surrender on fraud charges tied to his ill-fated attempt to buy the National Hockey League franchise, according to a published report.

Donovan Bailey, feeling sluggish and recovering from a hamstring injury, still intends to run the 100 meters next month in the world championships in Greece.

Peter Fischer, a doctor and former coach of tennis star Pete Sampras, was ordered to stand trial on charges that he molested young male patients.

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