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September 29, 1993 | From Associated Press
Rick (Elvis) Parker, an Orlando, Fla., boxing promoter, has been accused by one of his fighters of fixing up to 12 bouts for such heavyweights as Randall (Tex) Cobb and Mark Gastineau, the former pro football player. According to a story in this week's Sports Illustrated, among the fights fixed by Parker of Orlando were Cobb's first-round knockout of journeyman Sonny Barch on Sept. 15, 1992, and Gastineau's first-round victory against Rick Hoard on the same card. Barch made the accusation.
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September 29, 1993 | From Associated Press
Rick (Elvis) Parker, an Orlando, Fla., boxing promoter, has been accused by one of his fighters of fixing up to 12 bouts for such heavyweights as Randall (Tex) Cobb and Mark Gastineau, the former pro football player. According to a story in this week's Sports Illustrated, among the fights fixed by Parker of Orlando were Cobb's first-round knockout of journeyman Sonny Barch on Sept. 15, 1992, and Gastineau's first-round victory against Rick Hoard on the same card. Barch made the accusation.
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May 25, 1995 | From Associated Press
A confident Mike Tyson announced his return to the ring Wednesday in Las Vegas, saying his first fight in more than four years will be against lightly regarded Peter McNeeley on Aug. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden arena. McNeeley, whose father, Tom McNeeley, was knocked out by Floyd Patterson in the fourth round of a 1961 title fight, is 36-1. His most recent fight was a six-second knockout of Frankie Hines in Hot Springs, Ark.
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May 15, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The federal government is spending $227 million over five years to support the Atlanta Olympics, mostly for security and transportation, Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday. In the administration's most detailed accounting of Olympic spending to date, Gore said the figure is a conservative estimate that includes only expenditures that would not have been made if the Games were not being held in Atlanta.
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