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Driver Hurt in Crash, Race Shortened

June 16, 1997|From Staff and Wire Reports

Vladimir Konstantinov remained in a coma in Royal Oak, Mich. hospital two days after suffering head injuries during a limousine accident. But Konstantinov's doctor is encouraged that the Detroit Red Wing defenseman appears to be responding to music and voices. . . . Five teenagers were charged with first-degree murder in the killing of a bystander caught in a gang fight during the Chicago Bulls' championship celebration. Conception Diaz, 32, was waiting for a bus on his way home from work when he was fatally shot by a gunman during a street celebration shortly after the Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz Friday night. . . . Roberto Duran of Panama won for the 100th time, defeating Jorge Castro of Argentina by unanimous decision in a 10-round middleweight bout at Panama City. The three Panamanian judges all scored the fight, 97-95, in Duran's favor. . . . Sugar Ray Leonard, a world champion in five different weight classes, and promoter Don King were among 13 people enshrined in the International Boxing Hall of Fame at Canastota, N.Y. . . . Marco Etcheverry and Cesar Baldivieso scored goals as Bolivia defeated Peru, 2-0, and clinched a spot of the quarterfinals of the America Cup, South America's soccer championship at La Paz, Bolivia. . . . Massimiliano Lelli of Italy won the CoreStates U.S. Pro Cycling Championships, completing 156 miles in a race-record time of 5 hours 54 minutes 50 seconds at Philadelphia. . . . Gabrielle Reece had 13 kills as Team NIKE defeated Team Paul Mitchell, 14-6, to win the women's tournament for the second consecutive week at the Bud Light Pro Beach Volleyball League event at Chicago. In the men's final, Jeff Nygaard's seven blocks sparked ABVL to a 15-8 win over Team Outdoor Products. . . . Top-seeded Lisa Arce and Holly McPeak captured their third consecutive Evian Women's Pro Beach Volleyball Tour title, defeating second-seeded Karolyn Kirby and Nancy Reno, 15-13, at Irving, Texas.

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