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December 27, 1995
U.S. and Canadian athletes, of course, weren't the only ones involved in police incidents in 1995. In other countries: --Romanian gymnastics coach Florin Gheorghe was sentenced to eight years in prison on Feb. 1 after he beat 11-year-old gymnast Adriana Giurca to death for a sloppy training session. --Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona was found guilty of firing an air rifle at journalists at his home near Buenos Aires on Feb. 2, slightly injuring five of them, and is appealing. On Dec.
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March 15, 1995 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three leading players in England's top soccer league were arrested Tuesday, along with two other persons, as part of an investigation into allegations that players took money to throw matches. The allegations, if true, would constitute the worst scandal in British soccer history, involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes over several years.
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July 25, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Two of the biggest men's and women's tennis events in Southern California will be combined under a new format next year. The Newsweek Champions Cup and the Evert Cup will become a 10-day men's and women's tournament, to be held at Hyatt Grand Champions resort in Indian Wells March 8-17. The new format is the creation of Charlie Pasarell, who will be the director of the as-yet unsponsored tournament.
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March 21, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The NFL Players Assn. has received a grievance from defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy related to the Seattle Seahawks' move to Southern California, and one from Sam Adams may follow. Kennedy has complained that the Seahawks' moving their training facility and headquarters to the former Rams practice facility in Anaheim has left him without a place to work out in Seattle, the News Tribune of Tacoma said. His contract includes a $200,000 workout bonus.
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August 8, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A jet-driven personal watercraft piloted by Houston Rocket reserve forward Sam Mack on Lake Michigan struck and killed his friend, whose jet-ski had stopped in front of him, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The accident occurred about 5 p.m. Wednesday when the craft piloted by Thaddeus Williams, 37, apparently stalled about 100 yards from the Chicago shore. Mack, piloting a larger jet-ski behind Williams, was unable to turn in time and slammed into him, Coast Guard officials said.
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