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January 31, 1998 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Doak Walker, a Heisman Trophy winner and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was critically injured Friday morning in a skiing accident at Steamboat Ski Resort in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Walker, 71, fell while skiing on Lower Rainbow, a groomed intermediate trail on the upper mountain. The Steamboat ski patrol responded to the accident and administered CPR and other life-support measures. Walker was taken to a local hospital, then airlifted to Columbia Swedish Medical Center in Denver.
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January 6, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A breakthrough in federal budget negotiations Friday appears to have saved next week's CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament in Southern California from having to be postponed. Chuck Blazer, general secretary of the regional confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean soccer federations, said the nine-nation championship will probably be played as scheduled Jan. 10-21 in Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Diego.
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March 22, 1996 | BOB LOCHNER
After a false start last month, spring skiing has truly arrived in the mountains of California, and the timing couldn't be better. In the Southland, there's more than adequate snow for at least the next couple of weeks through Easter, meaning skiers and snowboarders should be able to take full advantage of the various spring break periods--and pick up a partial suntan along the way. Special events are scheduled at almost every resort from Big Bear to Mt.
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December 20, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Prince Naseem Hamed entered the Madison Square Garden ring Friday night in a shower of confetti and to loud music and spotlights. His entrance was nearly as spectacular as his fourth-round victory over Kevin Kelley. Each man was knocked down three times in a wild fight that ended when Kelley was counted out at 2:27 of the fourth round.
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January 3, 2002 | Helene Elliott
Alpine Skiing: Daron Rahlves of Sugar Bowl was pleased with his sixth-place finish at a tough downhill last weekend in Bormio, Italy. "We're not totally on yet, but we're on our way," Rahlves said of the men's speed team. "I really feel good about my skiing right now." Chad Fleischer's 16th-place finish in that race was his best of the season....
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January 28, 1998 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Track and field's world governing body is pursuing the Mary Slaney drug case. The International Amateur Athletic Federation's drug commission has ruled that the case will go to arbitration--five months after USA Track & Field cleared Slaney. A test at the 1996 Olympic trials showed that Slaney had high levels of testosterone. USATF said it fully supports the outcome of its hearing panel and will vigorously oppose any efforts to overturn the decision.
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February 12, 1998 | MIKE PENNER
Top three jokes making the rounds here about Ross Rebagliati, the smokin', tokin', busted snowboarder from Canada: "O Cannabis!" "He was going for the gold, the Acapulco Gold." "Welcome to Fast Times at Nagano City." Of course, drug usage in sports, of any kind, is very serious business, not to be taken lightly, no laughing matter. And did you hear the one about Rebagliati getting caught because they found crumpled Ding Dong and Doritos wrappers stuffed inside his snow boots?
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February 13, 2002 | Mike Penner
A Salt Lake Winter Olympic scandal involving a controversial figure skating decision, an internal investigation by the International Skating Union and a Chinese judge suddenly and mysteriously taking ill? How quaint. No under-the-table freebies? No behind-closed-door gratuities? Just an old-fashioned squabble over who really won the pairs gold medal, coupled with accusations of political back-scratching and bloc voting? It's enough to make you misty-eyed, and you don't even have to be Canadian.
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February 13, 1998 | PETE THOMAS
While whiteout conditions forced one postponement after another of the skiing and snowboarding events at the Nagano Games, John Koulouris made the comment, "They should hold the Olympics at Baldy." Fat chance of that ever happening, but Koulouris' point was well made. Heavy snow also fell throughout the San Gabriel Mountains last weekend, and the Mount Baldy ski area was one of the prime beneficiaries.
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February 8, 1998 | MIKE KUPPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If it's better to be lucky than good, Ann Battelle is in great shape for Wednesday's mogul finals in freestyle skiing. But Jonny Moseley might want to think about his position. Battelle, second in this season's World Cup standings, qualified for the 16th and last berth in the women's finals, thanks to a piece of luck Sunday at the Iizuna Kogen ski area that defied belief.
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