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MARCH 29, 1998 SPORTS THE SALINA JOURNAL SCOREBOARD Television Today's schedule AUTO RACING 9:30 i.m. — Formula One Auto Racing Grand Prix of Brazil. FSN, cable 55 Noon — NASCAR Auto Racing, Winston CUD, Food City 500, ESPN, cable 38. 7:30 p.m. — NASCAR Auto Racing. Winston Cup. Food City 500. ESPN2. cable 39 BASEBALL 12:05 p.m. — Major League Baseball. Boston at Atlanta, WTBS, cablets BASKETBALL 11:30 «.m. — NBA Basketball. San Antonio st Indiana. NBC. cable 3.13. 5 p.m. — High School Boys Basketball. Hoops Summit All-Star Game. ESPN2. cable 39. 7:30 p.m. — NCAA Women's Basketball Championship, Louisiania Tech vs Tennessee, ESP.N. cable 38 GOLF 5 .p.m. _ PGA Golt. The Players Champi- ugstvp. NBC. cables. 13 3 p.m. — LPGA Goll. Nabisco Dinah Shore, 'ABC. cable 9, to. HORSE RACING 11 p.m. — Quarter-horse racing. West Texas Derby. ESPN2, cable 39. SOCCER Noon — Soccer. Partido de la Llga Wexicana, ,Tolu,ca vs UNAM. Uravision, cable 58 1 p.m. — MLS Soccer. Columbus vs Dallas. Univtsion, cab's 58. 4 p.m. — MLS Soccer. New England at DC. United. ESPN, cable 38. TENNIS 1 p.m. — Tennis, Lipton Championships, CBS. cable 5,12, Hockey NHL standings . . EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L T PU GF GA 'x-Now Jersey 44 18 9 97 199 137 Philadelphia 36 24 11 83 210 170 Washington 32 28 11 75 187 182 •NV Rangers 22 33 18 62 181 206 •NY Islanders 24 37 10 58 185 204 Florida 20 39 12 52 170 225 TnmpaBay 16 46 9 41 139 226 Northeast Division W L T Pt§ GF GA Piltsburgh 36 20 16 88 201 167 Montreal 34 29 9 77 212 163 Boston 32 26 13 77 186 167 Buffalo 31 25 15 77 181 161 Ottawa 28 31 12 68 167 178 Carolina 29 34 7 65 174 190 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L T Pti GF GA x-Dallas 42 18 11 95 211 142 x-Delroll 38 20 15 91 221 177 St.touls 38 26 8 84 211 172 Chicago 29 31 12 70 178 174 Phoenix 28 31 12 68 193 199 Toronto 26 37 9 61 165 205 Pacific Division W L T Pts GF OA x-Colorado 37 20 16 90 214 180 Los Angeles 33 27 11 77 205 192 Edmonton 28 35 10 66 183 202 San Jose 29 36 7 65 177 191 Calgary 24 35 13 61 193 215 Anaheim 24 38 11 59 180 227 Vancouver 22 38 13 57 201 250 x-clinched playoff berth Friday's results Chicago 2. Ottawa 1 •BoTlalol, Edmonton 0 Saturday's results •Flprida 3, Boston 2 (ol) NY Rangers 2, Pittsburgh 2. tie pBrofina 4, Philadelphia 2 jit. Louis 3, Detroit 2 .San Jose 4, Dallas 1 Colorado 5, Anaheim 3 i Calgary 5. Los Angeles 2 . Montreal 8. Tampa Bay 2 Toronto 4, NY Islanders 3 (ol) New Jersey at Phoenix, (n) Washington at Vancouver, (n) Sunday's games Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Florida at Chicago, 2 p.m. Philadelphia at Carolina, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Detroil, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Dallas, 7 p.m. Basketball NBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pet. GB x-Miami 50 21 .704 — New York 40 31 .563 10 New Jersey 36 35 .507 14 Orlando 36 35 .507 14 Washington 36 35 .507 14 Boston 31 39 .443 18'A Philadelphia . 25 45 .357 24% Central Division x-Chicago 54 17 .761 — x-lndiana 49 21 .700 4'/i Charlotte 45 25 .643 8V4 Atlanta 41 28 .594 12 Cleveland 39 31 .557 14V4 Detroit 34 37 .479 20 Milwaukee 30 40 .429 2314 •Toronto 15 54 .217 38 • WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division W L Pet. GB x-Ulah 53 17 .757 — x-San Antonio 48 23 .676 Vh x-Houslon 37 33 .529 16 •x-Minnesota 37 34 .521 16 'A Dallas 18 53 .254 35% Vancouver 16 54 ,229 37 Denver 9 63 .125 45 , , Pacific Division x-Seattle 52 18 .743 — x-LA Lakers 50 20 .714 2 x-Phoenix 46 25 .648 6V4 x-Portland 39 31 .557 13 Sacramento 26 46 .361 27 LA Clippers 15 55 .214 37 Golden Stale 15 56 .211 37'A x-clinched playoll berth Friday's results Indiana 133, Charlotte 96 Chicago 89, Atlanta 74 San Antonio 110, Philadelphia 85 Miami 102, Milwaukee 77 Boston 62, New Jersey 76 Cleveland 88, Detroil 87 (ol) Orlando 100. Houston 75 Utah 99. Dallas 90 Phoenix 89, Washington 85 Denver 97, Golden Stale 69 . Portland 90, Sacramento 73 New York 97, Vancouver 89 (ot) Minnesota 100, LA Clippers 98 Saturday's results Utah 106, LA Lakers 91 New York at Seattle, (n) Sunday's games Houston at Miami, 11:30 a.m. San Antonio at Indiana, 11:30 a.m. Detroit al Atlanta, 2 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 2 p.m. Charlotte al Cleveland. 2 p.m. Vancouver al Phoenix, 2 p.m. Chicago at Milwaukee, 2:30 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 7 p.m. 'Minnesota al Sacramento, 7 p.m. Dallas al LA Clippers, 8 p.m. Washington at LA Lakers, 8:30 p.m. NBA leaders Jordan, Chi. O'Neal, LAL Malone, Utah .Robjnson. Mil. Richmond, Sac. Rice, Cha. Walker, Bos. Webber, Was. Robinson, SA Scoring G FQ FT 71 753 48' 47 510 257 69 652 512 56 534 215 69 537 398 70 545 379 70 606 277 60 557 165 65 503 431 Abdur-Rahlm, Van. 70 540 439 Hill, Del. Finley, Dal. Iverson, Phi. Duncan, SA Smith, All. Miller, Ind. Baker, Sea. Rider, Por. Payton, Sea. Allen, Mil. O'Neal, LAL Outlaw, On 1 . Mourning, Mia. 70 544 415 71 576 278 68 526 314 71 586 268 64 434 335 70 454 344 70 547 286 63 462 200 70 487 244 70 472 275 FC Percentage FQ 610 265 349 PTS AVG 2010 28.3 1277 27.2 1817 26.3 1308 23.4 1600 23.2 1576 22.5 1559 22.3 1334 22.2 1438 22.1 1532 21.9 1505 21.5 1512 21.3 1425 21.0 1440 20.3 1289 20.1 1390 19.9 1381 19.7 1241 19.7 1330 19.0 1329 19.0 FQA PCT 690 .573 476 .558 627 .657 Duncan, SA Vutombo. All Baker. Sea Malone. Utah res. Van Wallace Por Rob'nton, SA Rodman. Chi Williams. NJ Duncan. SA BarWey. Hou. Mutombo. All Robinson. SA Malone. Utah Walker. Bos Sabonis, Por. Mason, Cha 586 1072 547 347 639 .543 547 1012 541 65? 1229 531 448 856 523 379 726 522 503 969 .519 Rebounds G OFF DEF TOT AVG 69 370 669 1039 15.1 65 443 440 883 136 71 242 609 513 541 478 230 231 217 166 236 135 152 Assists 851 120 743 11.8 772 11.2 695 '0.7 559 725 105 485 721 10.3 549 684 10.2 551 703 102 88 85 8.4 62 8.2 80 8.0 G AST AVG Strickland. Was. 71 755 10.6 Kidd.Pho 71 646 9.1 Stockton. Utah 51 451 88 Jackson, Ind 70 615 Payton. Sea. 70 594 Marbury. Mm 71 593 Hardaway. Mia 71 584 Johnson, SA 68 559 Knight. Cte 68 547 Stoudamire. Por. 59 472 NBA today Sunday, March 29 SCOREBOARD Orlando at Toronto (2 p.m. CST). The Magic have a chance to pull away from their three-way tie with New Jersey and Washington for the eighth ployoti spot in the Eastern Conference m this game against Ihe Raptors, the Central Division's last-place team. STARS Friday • Alonzo Mourning, Heal, scored 34 points 13-01-18 shoolmg and grabbed 1 1 rebounds as Miami won its 50th game by beating Ihe Milwaukee Bucks 102-77. Wesley Person, Cavaliers, ripped a rebound away from Detroit forward Grant Hilt, then hil a 3-point shot with 0.3 seconds left in overtime lo give Ihe Cleveland Cavaliers an 88-87 win over Ihe Pistons. Larry Johnson. Knicks, scored 23 points, including a pair ol 16-tool jump shots in the final two minutes of overtime as New York defeated the Vancouver Grizzlies 97-89. SIXTY-THOUSAND JORDAN FANS A record-setting crowd showed up to see what might have been Michael Jordan's last appearance in Atlanta. Jordan scored 34 poinls to lead Ihe Chicago Bulls to their eighth straight victory in front ol 62.046 people at the Georgia Dome. The crowd included 8.000 who couldn't even see Ihe court. They watched Ihe game on two large video screens at each end of the arena. SECURING A BERTH Minnesota captured the last playoff berth in the Western Conference, combining a 100-98 win over the LA Clippers with Sacramento's 90-73 loss lo Ihe Portland Trail Blazers to take the eighth spot. SIDELINED All-Star center Jayson Williams will miss Ihe rest of the regular season alter breaking his right thumb on Friday night in Ihe New Jersey Nets' 62-76 loss to the Boston Celtics. STATS Karl Malone had 33 points in Utah's 99-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday nighl, lying him with Moses Malone for fourth place on he NBA's career scoring list (27,409 poinls). STACK OF TECHNICALS A total of 22 technical fouls was assessed in he NBA on Friday night, including six to coaches or assistant coaches and two to Dallas coach Don Nelson. SUPER STAT Derek Strong scored 20 points and Horace Grant had 19 as Orlando gave Chuck Daly his iOOth career victory, a 100-75 win over Houston. Daly reached 600 victories in 1,014 games. Ony Pat Riley (632), Red Auerbach (953). Jerry iloan (970) and Don Nelson (1 .004) hit the mark aster. STILL TRYING The Denver Nuggets defeated Golden Slate 97-89 Friday night, their ninlh victory. Going into heir linal 10 games, they need one more win to avoid matching Philadelphia's 1972-73 record- ow ol 9-73. SEEYA The Portland Trail Blazers mathematically eliminated Sacramento from playoff contention and hailed a seven-game losing streak at ARCO Arena with a 90-73 win over the Kings on Friday nighl. The Kings' loss enabled the Minnesota Timberwolves to clinch the last of eight playoff spots in Ihe Western Conference. SNAPPED The Boston Celtics snapped the Charlotte Hor- nels' live-game win streak on Friday night with a 133-96 victory in Indianapolis. SURPRISING The San Antonio Spurs outrebounded Philadelphia 56-41, but more surprising, the Spurs' Vinny Del Negro, a 6-loot-4 guard, had seven rebounds — more than any of the Sixers. SWAPS Cleveland's 88-87 overtime win on Friday over he Detroit Pistons was its 17lh set ol games on consecutive nighls. The Cavs have gone 10-7 on the first night and 7-10 on the second night. Cleveland defeated the Toronto Raptors 88-87 Thursday night. SPEAKING I'd like to say one thing about Jack Nies. I think he is a gutless official who holds grudges. He is a gutless man. He is a gutless official. And he holds grudges. Print that because I want Ihe NBA lo call me." — Houston's Charles Berkley, who was lined and suspended for an incident with the olficial last season and was ejected Friday night during Houston's 100-75 loss to Orlando. NCAA I men THE FINAL FOUR At The Alamodome San Antonio National semifinals Saturday, March 28 Kentucky 86, Stanlotd 85 (ot) Utah 65. North Carolina 59 National championship Monday, March 30 Kentucky (34-4) vs. Utah (30-3), 8:18 p.m. SEMIFINALS KENTUCKY 86, STANFORD 85 (ot) STANFORD (30-5) Sauer 3-4 0-0 8, Madsen 5-61-111, Young 51 1 0-0 10, Weams 6-23 2-317, Lee 6-12 9-9 26, Mosely 0-3 2-2 2, Mendez 1 -4 0-0 3, Collins 1-3 5-7 7, McDonald 0-1 0-0 0, Van Elswyk 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 27-68 20-24 85. KENTUCKY (34-4) Edwards 4-102-311, Padgett 2-8 6-6 10, Mohammed 7-14 4-6 18, Turner 2-8 4-9 8, Sheppard 9-15 5-7 27, Evans 2-7 0-0 4, Magloire 2-3 2-2 6, Smilh 0-1 0-0 0. Mills 1-10-0 2. Totals 2967 23-33 86. Hafflime score— Stanford. 37-32. Regulation score— 73-73. 3-point goals— S 11-28 (Lee 5, Weems 3. Sauer 2, Mendez 1), K 5-15 (Sheppard 4, Edwards 1). Fouled out— Madsen, Young. Rebounds— S 45 (Madsen 16), K 40 (Padgett, Evans, Sheppard 6). Assists— S 13 (Lee 5), K 16 (Turner, Sheppard 4). Total louls-S 23. K 22. A— 40,509. UTAH 65, NORTH CAROLINA 69 UTAH (30-3) Moltola 2-9 4-6 9, Jensen 3-4 0-0 7, Doleac 61 1 4-7 16, Miller 7-15 2-7 16, Hansen 1-1 2-2 5, Jackson 0-2 0-0 0, McTavish 1-2 0-0 3, Johnsen 3-7 0-0 7, Caton 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 24-54 12-22 65. NORTH CAROLINA (34-4) Okulaja 3-8 0-0 7, Jamison 7-1.9 0-2 14, Ndi- aye 0-3 0-2 0, Cota 4-9 0-0 8, Carter 10-16 0-1 21, Williams 2-12 2-2 7, Haywood 1-2 0-0 2. To- lals 27-69 2-7 59. Halftime score— Utah, 35-22. 3-point goals— U 5-17 (Jensen 1. Hansen 1, McTavish 1, Johnsen 1, Motlola 1), NC 3-23 (Carter 1, Oku- laja 1, Williams 1). Fouled out— Ndiaye. Rebounds-U 39 (Miller 14), NC 42 (Jamison 12) Assists— U 14 (Miller 7), NC 14 (Cola 7). Tola louls— U 15, NC 19. A— 40,590. NCAA I women THE FINAL FOUR At Kemper Arena Kansas City, Mo. National semifinals Friday, March 27 Louisiana Tech 84, North Carolina State 65 Tennessee 86, Arkansas 58 National championship Sunday, March 29 Louisiana Tech (31-3) vs. Tennessee (38-0) 7:30 p.m. Auto racing Busch results BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Results ol Saturday's Moore's Snacks 250 NASCAR Busch Grand Na- oral race at Bristol Motor Speedway, with staring position in parentheses, driver, hometown, ake of car. laps completed, reason out if any nd money won: I, (3) Elliott Sa*<. Emporia, Va , Chevrolet. 50. $31.335 2 (1) Dale Earnhardt Jr.. KannapoBs. NC., Chevrolet. 250. $21.260 3. (13) Matt Kenseth. Nashville, Tenn.. ihevrolet. 250. $16.610 4. (9) Elton Sawyer. Chesapeake. Va.. Ford, 50. $15,885. 5. (37) Jason Keller. Greenville, S C.. Chevro- et, 250. $9.660. 6 126) Mike Mclaughlin. Waterloo. N.Y.. Chevrolet, 250. $11.785. 7. (39) Phil Parsons. Detroit. Chevrolet, 250, 7.135. 8 (21) Slanton Barrett. Hollywood, Calif.. Ford. 50. S9.835. 9. (14) Glenn Allen. Cincinnati, Chevrolet, 250. 6,840. 10. (27) Patty Moise. Jacksonville, Fla.. Ford, 49. $6.540. II. (6) Andy Santerre, Cherryliotd. Maine. Chevrolet. 249, $7.290. 12. (31) Tracy Leslie, Mount Clemens. Mich.. Chevrolet. 249. S6.845. 13. (26) Dick Trickle, Wisconsin Rapids. Wis.. Chevrolet. 248. S4.490. 14. (35) Kevin Lepage. Shelburne. Vt.. Chevrolet. 248. $6.455. 15. (43) Mike Cope, Spanaway. Wash.. Chevrolet, 248. $4,840. 16. (33) Lance Hooper. Palm Dale. Calit., Pon- ac. 245. $4.695. 17. (23) Mark Green. Owensboro. Ky.. Chevro- el. 243. $6,475. 18. (38) Matt Hutler, Chardon, Ohio, Ponliac. !40. handling, $10.850. 19. (40) Shane Hall. Fountain Inn. S.C.. Chevrolet. 233, $6.285. 20. (15) Hermie Sadler, Emporia, Va.. Chevro- et. 231. $7,165. 21. (19) Ron Barlield, Florence, S.C.. Chevro- et. 230, overheating, $4,315. 22. (10) Dave Blaney, Hartlord, Ohio, Pontiac, !30. engine, $4.205. 23 (24) Bobby Hillin, Charlotte. N.C., Chevro- et, 229. wreck, $4.160. 24. (4) Kevin Grubb, Mechanicsville, Va.. Chevrolet, 220. wreck, S4.155. 25 (7) Handy LaJoie. Norwalk. Conn , Chevro- el, 219, wreck, $11.845. 26. (16) Tony Stewart. Rushville, Ind., Pontiac, 219. wreck. $6.115. 27. (17) Jell Purvis, Clarksville. Tenn.. Chevro- el, 219, wreck, $10,605, 28. (2) Buckshot Jones. Monlicello, Ga., Pontiac. 218. wreck, $8.080. 29. (8) Michael Waltrip, Owensboro. Ky., Ford. 18, wreck. $4.055. 30. (29) Dale Jarrell. Hickory, N.C., Ford. 213, ear end. $3,810. 31. (34) Mike Dillon. Lexington. N.C.. Chevro- el. 212. wreck, $5,435. 32. (32) Mark Krogh, Kamiah, Idaho. Chevro- et. 183.S3.235. 33. (18) Kelly Denton, Bristol. Va., Chevrolet. 72, $3.135. 34. (30) Tim Fedewa. Holt. Mich.. Chevrolet. 12. $5.095. 35. (5) Blaise Alexander, Monloursville, Pa., Chevrolet. 98, wreck. $9,725. 36. (41) Jell Krogh. Kamiah. Idaho, Chevrolet, 63, wreck, 53,055. 37. (22) Joe Bessey, Scarborough, Maine, Chevrolet, 55. wreck, $9.535. 38. (36) Randy Porter, Greenville, S.C., Ford, il, brakes, $3,000. 39. (12) Jeff Burton, South Boston, Va., Ford, 18, water pump, $3,100. 40. (20) Casey Alwood, Nashville. Tenn., Chevrolet, 42, wreck, $3.000. 41. (42) Mike Wallace. St. Louis, Pontiac, 29. ireck, $3,000. 42. (11) Jimmy Foster, Ormond Beach, Fla., ord, 17, wreck, $3,200. 43. (25) Ed Berrier, Winston-Salem, N.C., ord, 15, wreck, $5.100. NASCAR lineup BRISTOL. Tenn..(AP) — Lineup for Sunday's ood Cily 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race at ristol Motor Speedway, with car number in arentheses, driver, hometown, make of car and ualitying speed in mph: 1. (2) Rusty Wallace, St. Louis, Ford, 124.275. 2. (24) Jell Gordon, Valleto, Calif., Chevrolet, 23.762. 3. (5) Terry Labonte, Corpus Christ!, Texas, ;hevrolel, 123.539. 4. (31) Mike Skinner, Susanville, Calif., Chevrolet, 123.515. 5. (99) Jeff Burton, South Boston, Va., Ford, 23.499. 6. (88) Dale Jarrett, Hickory, N.C., Ford, 23.395. 7. (16) Bobby Labonle, Corpus Christi, Texas, Ponliac, 123.324. 8. (26) Johnny Benson, Grand Rapids, Mich., ord, 123.245. 9. (6) Mark Martin, Batesville, Ark., Ford, 23.221. 10. (12) Jeremy Maylield, Owensboro, Ky., ord, 123.162. 11. (98) Greg Sacks, Mattituck, N.Y., Ford, 23.158. 12. (46) Morgan Shepherd, Conover, N.C. Chevrolet, 123.110. 13. (81) Kenny Wallace, St. Louis, Ford, 23.055. 14. (33) Ken Sctirader, Fenton, Mo., Chevio- el, 123.008. 15. (30) Derrike Cope, Spanaway, Wash.. Ponliac, 123.008. 16. (35) Todd Bodine, Chemung, N.Y., Ponli- ac, 123.000. 17. (50) Randy LaJoie, Norwalk, Conn., Chevrolet, 122.976. 18. (7) Geoff Bodine, Chemung, N.Y., Ford, 122.748. 19. (75) Rick Mast, Lexington, Va., Fold, 122.725. 20. (11) Brett Bodine, Chemung, N.Y., Ford, 122.670. 21. (43) John Andretti, Indianapolis, Ponliac, 122.654. 22. (13) Jerry Nadeau, Danbury, Conn., Ford, 122.584. 23. (91) Kevin Lepage, Shelburne, Vt., Chevrolet, 122.584. 24. (40) Slotting Martin, Columbia, Tenn., Chevrolet, 122.568. 25. (8) Hut Stricklin, Calera, Ala., Chevrolet, 122.552. 26. (23) Jimmy Spencer, Berwick, Pa., Ford, 122.521. 27. (28) Kenny Irwln, Indianapolis, Ford, 122.443. 28. (36) Ernie Irvan, Salinas, Calif., Pontiac, 122.435. 29. (16) Ted Musgrave, Franklin, Wis., Ford, 122.411. 30. (96) David Green, Owensboro, Ky., Chevrolet, 122.411. 31. (77) Robert Pressley, Asheville, N.C., Ford, 122.388. 32. (31) Michael Waltrip. Owensboro, Ky. Ford, 122.263. 33. (44) Kyle Petty, Randleman, N.C., Ponliac 122.217. 34. (97) Chad Little, Spokane, Wash., Ford 122.193. 35. (10) Ricky Rudd, Chesapeake, Va., Ford 122.170. 36. (9) Lake Speed, Jackson, Miss., Ford 122.131. 37. (3) Dale Earnhardt. Kannapolis, N.C. Chevrolet, no speed, provisional starter. 38. (94) Bill Elliott, Dawsonville, Ga., Ford, no speed, provisional starter. 39. (22) Ward Burton, South Boston, Va., Pon tiac, no speed, provisional starter. 40. (4) Bobby Hamilton, Nashville, Tenn. Chevrolet, no speed, provisional starter. 41. (90) Dick Trickle, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Ford, no speed, provisional starter. 42. (41) Sieve Grissom, Gadsden, Ala. Chevrolet, no speed, provisional starter. 43. (1) Darrell Waltrip, Owensboro, Ky. Chevrolet, no speed, provisional starter. Formula 1 lineup SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — Lineup for Sun day's Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix over Ihi 2.687-mile Jose Carlos Pace circuit, with driver nationality, team, best lap time and average speed in mph: 1. Mika Hakkinen, Finland, McLaren-Mer cedes, 1 minute, 17.092 seconds, 125.263 mph 2. David Coulthard, Britain, McLaren-Mer cedes. 1:17.757,124.192. 3. Helruj-Harald FrenUen, Germany, Williams Mecachrome, 1:16.109,123.632. 4. Michael Schumacher, Germany, Ferrari 1:18.250,123.409. 5. Alexander Wurz. Austria, Benelton-Playlife 1:18.261,123.392. 6. Eddie Irvine, Britain, Ferrari, 1:18.449 123.096. 7. Giancarlo Fislchella, Benellon-Playlile 1:18.652,122.779. 8. Rail Schumacher, Germany, Jordan-Muger Honda, 1:18.735.122.649. 9. Olivier Panis, France, Prost-Peugeol 1:18.753,122.621. 10. Jacques Villeneuve, Canada, Williams Mecachrome, 1:18.761,122.609. 11. Damon Hill, Britain, Jordan-Mugen Honda 1:16.988,122.256. 12. Jarno Trulli, Italy, Prosl-Peugeol, 1:19.069 22131. 13. Rubens Barrichello. Brazil, Stewart-Ford. :19344,121 708. 14. Johnny Herbert. Britain. Saube'-Petronas, .19.375.121.660. 15. Jean Alesi. France. Sauber-Pelronas. :19.499. 121.471 16. Jan Magnussen, Denmark, Stewart-Ford :19.644. 121 250. 17. Toraanasuka Takagi, Japan. Tyrell-Ford :20.203.120.404. 18. Shinji Nakano. Japan, Minardi-Ford. :20.390, 120.124. 19. Esteban Tuero. Argentina, Mlnardi-Ford, :20.459.120.021. 20. Mika Salo. Finland, Arrows-Yamaha :20.481. 119.989. 21. Ricardo Rosset, Brazil, Tyrell-Ford :20.748, 119592. 22. Pedro Diniz, Brazil. Arrows-Yamaha :20.847. 119.445. Golf PGA scores PONTE VEDRA BEACH. Fla. (AP) — Scores Salutday aller the third round ol the $4 million Players Championship, played on the TPC at awgrass' 6.950-yard, par-72 Stadium Course: ee Janzen 70-67-69—206 Glen Day 66-73-70—209 ustin Leonard 72-69-70—211 vtark Calcavecchia 69-75-68—212 Phil Mickelson 69-73-70—212 om Lehman 72-70-70—212 Scott Hoch 73-69-70—212 .en Mattiace 69-71-72—212 .eeWestwood 74-71-68—213 Billy Mayfair 69-75-69—213 ck Price 71-72-70—213 jnieEIS 71-72-70—213 OmarUresti 72-71-70—213 Craig Stadler 71-70-72—213 'red Couples 67-73-73—213 David Frost 69-71-73—213 Bruce Lietzke 69-70-74—213 oeOzaki 69-68-76—213 David Sutherland 72-73-69—214 Davis Love III 73-72-69—214 NickFaldo 75-69-70—214 ,cott Verplank 71-71-72—214 ohnCook 71-73-71—215 jcolt McCarron 72-72-71—215 ludleyHart 74-70-71—215 ileve Jones 71-71-73—215 levin Sutherland 72-70-73—215 <irk Triplet! 71-71-73—215 ileve Strieker 74-72-70—216 lavidDuval 69-77-70—216 ose Maria Olazabal 72-74-70—216 omWalson 71-74-71—216 ed Tryba 70-74-72—216 rad Faxon 71-73-72—216 esper Parnevik 72-72-72—216 levePale 71-71-74—216 obEstes 72-70-74—216 eflMaggert 69-71-76—216 con Gump 72-68-76—216 erry Kelly 66-71-77—216 om Kite 72-66-78—216 ommy Armour III 71-75-71—217 vlarkO'Meara 70-75-72—217 ee Pinker 72-73-72—217 lal Sulton 74-69-74—217 loug Barren 71-72-74—217 ohnDaly 71-70-76—217 tocco Mediate 67-73-77—217 )onnie Hammond 71 -75-72—218 iger Woods 72-73-73—218 mFuryk 70-75-73—218 rian Hennlnger 73-72-73—218 ilewartCink 71-73-74—218 'ijay Singh 72-71-75—218 ayne Stewart 72-71 -75—218 obTway 72-71-75—218 kip Kendall 74-72-73—219 arryMize 73-73-73—219 illyAndrade 70-74-75—219 rankNobllo 72-72-75—219 olanHenke 69-73-77—219 ted Funk 73-73-75—221 Irani Waile 76-70-75—221 vlarkWiebe 76-69-76—221 Irandel Chamblee 72-73-76—221 'er-Ulrik Johansson 69-74-78—221 'nil Blackmat 72-74-76—222 Michael Bradley 74-72-76-222 J aul Goydos 72-70-80—222 Robert Gamez 74-72-77—223 oey Sindelar 73-69-81—223 Larry Hinket 78-67-81—226 Seniors scores SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Scores Saturday Iran le second round $1 million Southwestern Bell Dominion on the par-72 (36-36), 6,835-yard Dominion Country Club course: Bob Dickson 70-67—137 Dave Stockton 71-67—138 Lee Ttevino 69-69—138 James Barker 68-70—138 George Archer 70-69—139 David Lundstrom 69-70—139 omWargo 72-68—140 Ray Floyd 72-68—UO Jim Colbert 69-71—140 Mike McCullough 67-73—140 DanaOuigley 74-67—141 Jim Albus 73-68—141 John Jacobs 70-71—141 Jay Sigel 70-71—141 John Paul Cain 68-73—141 Gay Brewer 74-68—142 Tom Shaw 74-68—142 Bruce Cramplon 74-66—142 Simon Hobday 73-69—142 Walter H. Hall 71-71—142 Dave Eichelberger 68-74—142 Frank Conner 68-74—142 Lairy Uoretti 76-67—143 Buzz Thomas 75-68—143 John Bland 73-70—143 Bob Eastwood 73-70—143 Leonard Thompson 73-70—143 Butch Balrd 72-71—143 Joe Inman 72-71—143 Jerry McGee 72-71—143 Terry Dill 70-73—143 John L. Schroeder 68-75—143 Dick Hendrickson 73-71—144 JOSB Maria Canizares 73-71—144 Bobby Stroble 72-72—144 Brian Barnes 71-73—144 Tommy Aaron 70-74—144 Harold Henning 75-70—145 Bob E. Smith 73-72—145 Larry Ziegler 72-73—145 Miller Barber 72-73—145 Al Geiberger 76-70—146 David Graham 76-70—146 Bruce Devlin 75-71—146 John D. Morgan 73-73—146 Tom Jenkins 73-73—146 Wall Morgan 73-73—146 DonBles 72-74—148 Jack Kieler 76-71—147 Gene Littler 76-71—147 Vicente Fernandez 75-72—147 Bud Allin 75-72—147 Don January 74-73—147 RayCarrasco 73-74—147 Charles Coody 73-74—147 Lee Elder 72-75—147 Dan Wood 73-74—147 Larry Mowry 72-75—147 Kurt Cox 72-75—147 Joe Jimenez 71-76—147 DickGoetz 76-72—148 Noel Hatclilfe 77-71—148 Bruce Summerhays 76-72—148 Fred Gibson 75-73—148 Jimmy Powell 75-73—148 RayArinno 75-73—148 Dave Hill 74-74—148 Ben Smilh 73-75—148 Walter Zembriski 72-76—148 Billy King 74-75—149 Jim Ferree 74-75—149 Homero Blancas 73-76—149 Rocky Thompson 72-77—149 J.C. Snead 71-78—149 Bobby Nichols 79-74—153 Lou Graham 75-78—153 Bill Johnston 80-79—159 LPGA scores RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif (APj -- Scores Sal urday alter the Ihlrd round ol tlie $1 million Nabisco Dinah Shore, played on Mission Hills 6,460-yard, par-72 Dinah Shore Tournamen Course (a-denoles amaleur): Pat Hurst 68-72-70—210 Llselolte Neumann 69-71-71—211 KarrieWebb 71-72-70—213 Helen Allredsson 70-73-70—213 Donna Andrews 71-72-71—214 Laura Davies 75-70-70—215 Helen Dobson 70-74-71—215 MayumlHirase 73-69-73—215 Nancy Lopez 71-71-73—215 Lisa Hackney 71-71-73—215 Annlka Sorenstam 76-71-69—216 Penny Hammel 73-72-71—216 Sherri Slomhauer 69-76-71—216 Brandie Burton 71-72-73-216 Dawn Coe-Jones 70-72-74—216 Michelle McGann 74-71-72—217 Amy Frurwirlh 73-71-73—217 Beth Bauer 76-70-72—218 I <elly Bobbins 72-74-72—218 loAnne Camer 73-72-73—218 Muffin Spencer-Devlin 72-70-76—218 :atrlona Matthew 75-74-70—219 Danielle Ammaecapane 75-73-71—219 JaneGeddes 73-75-71—219 DanaDormann 73-74-72—219 Dotlie Pepper 73-72-74—219 Rosie Jones 75-66-78—219 Lisa Wallers 73-74-73—220 •at Bradley 75-71-74—220 Gail Graham 71-75-74—220 Alison Nicholas 75-70-75—220 Meg Mallon 75-69-76—220 Tammie Green 72-72-76—220 Grace Park 77-73-71—221 Michele Redman 75-73-73-221 LorieKane 76-71-74—221 Barb Mucha 72-75-74—221 Joan Pitcock 73-73-75—221 Kalhryn Marshall 73-73-75—221 Mary Beth Zimmerman 76-72-74—222 Val Skinner 76-72-74—222 'arty Sheehan 72-76-74—222 Jan Stephenson 73-74-75—222 )ale Eggeling 75-76-72—223 Emilee Klein 76-74-73—223 'ina Barrett 76-73-74—223 lull Inksler 74-75-74—223 Maggie Halpin 72-77-74—223 "rish Johnson 75-72-76—223 lindy Figg-Currier 74-72-77—223 Becky Iverson 74-72-77—223 lulle Piers 73-71-79—223 lenny Lidback 76-74-74—224 Amy Alcott 74-75-75—224 <im Saiki 72-77-75—224 ane Crafter 70-79-75—224 Rachel Hetheringlon 68-77-79—224 Karen Weiss 75-75-75—225 Lisa Kiggens 75-75-75—225 Deb Richard 73-77-75—225 Hiroml Kobayashi 77-71-77—225 ina Tombs 75-73-77—225 !indy McCurdy 76-75-75—226 ihelley Hamlin 77-72-77—226 /icki Fergon 75.74.77—226 Beth Daniel 74-73-79—226 letsy King 73-74-79—226 Cindy Rarick 77-73-77—227 land Bowen 76-74-77—227 Susie Redman 76-74-78—228 Palti Rizzo 72-76-80—228 Marianne Morris 74-76-81—231 High school GARDEN CITY INVITATIONAL Buffalo Dunes Golf Course Par 72 Team scores Garden Cily 312, Woodward, Okla., 330, Dodge Cily 339, Salina South 340, Great Bend 344, Guymon, Okla., 348, Liberal 350. Thomas More Prep 354. Medalists Schimke. Garden Cily. 75; Berry, Garden City, '9; Becker. Garden Cily. 79; Kein, Woodward, '9; Koenke, Dodge City, 79; Villareao, Garden City. 79: Garrison. Liberal. 81; Meadows, Woodward, 81: Oupy, Salina South, 82; Eckels, Woodward, 82. Salina South Individuals David Dupy, 82; Craig Kuder. 82; Cain Frazier, 34; Kyle Jensen, 92; Jake Stein, 97; Joel Beets, 04. Notes — South opened its season with a ourth-place Imish at the Garden Cily Invitation- il. Leading the way for the Cougars was sophomore David Dupy. A state qualifier a year ago, )upy was among the medalists with a 10-over- iar 82 under windy conditions at the Buffalo tunes Goll Course. The Cougars' Craig Kuder also shot an 82; but missed being a medalist under Ihe scorecard-playoll formal. South now lears toward the Salina Central Invitational on April 6, Weightlilting High school CLASS 6-SA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS At Great Bend BOYS CLASS 6A Team scores Hutchinson 510, Garden City 93, Emporia 28. CLASS SA Team scores Valley Center 337, Great Bend 206, Topeka Seaman 166, Paola 82, Winlield 50, McPherson 30, Wichita Campus 20. GIRLS CLASS 6A Team scores Hutchinson 30. CLASS 5A Team scores Great Bend 260, Salina Soulh 24, Winfield 24, Paola 10. Salina South results 114 pounds — 1. Sheena Hayden, 400 pounds. Baseball Exhibition AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. Boston 19 -8 .704 Texas 21 9 .700 Baltimore 17 9 .654 Chicago 18 13 .581 Detroit 17 13 .567 Oakland ' 17 13 .567 Seattle 17 13 .567 New York 15 12 .556 Anaheim 15 14 .517 Toronto 15 16 .484 Kansas City 13 15 .464 Tampa Bay 12 17 .414 Minnesota 13 20 .394 Cleveland 11 17 .393 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. San Diego 19 10 .655 Los Angeles 17 9 .654 New York 18 11 .621 Houston 16 10 .615 Philadelphia 16 13 .552 Arizona 16 14 .533 Chicago 14 15 .483 Atlanta 13 16 .448 Pittsburgh 13 16 .448 Colorado 14 18 .438 St. Louis 11 16 .407 Cincinnati 12 18 .400 Florida 10 17 .370 Milwaukee 10 21 .323 San Francisco 9 20 .310 Montreal 7 22 .241 Note — Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Friday's results Texas 3, Minnesota (ss) 2 Boston 6, Minnesota (ss) 0 Detroil 5, NY Yankees 4 Cleveland 6, Piltsburgh 3 Kansas Cily 3, Cincinnati 2 Florida 10, Houston B Montreal 4, Baltimore 0 Milwaukee 8, Chicago Cubs 6,12 innings Seattle 9, Colorado 7 San Francisco vs. Chicago While Sox, ccd., bad field conditions Tampa Bay 5. Atlanta 0 NY Mats 6, SI. Louis 4 Toronto 9, Philadelphia 3 Arizona vs. Oakland, ccd., bad lield conditions Los Angeles B, Anaheim 1,7 innings, rain San Diego 4, San Diego Slate 2 Saturday's results Boston 10, Minnesota 5 Detroit 8, Kansas City 4 Philadelphia 7, Toronto 6 Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 1 Houston 11, Florida) Montreal 2, SI. Louis (ss) 1 Cleveland 4, Atlanta 3 NY Mels 4. Baltimore 0 Arizona vs. Oakland, ccd., bad field conditions Chicago While Sox vs. Milwaukee, ccd., bad lield conditions Texas 14, Chicago Cubs 10 Colorado 6, Seattle 6 Tampa Bay 8, SI. Louis 7 NY Yankees al San Diego (n) Anaheim at Los Angeles (n) Sunday's games Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwaler, Fla. 11:05 a.m. Kansas Cily vs. Minnesota al Fort Myers, Fla, 12:05 p.m. Detroil vs. Cincinnati at Sarasola, Fla., 12:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Pittsburgh al Bradenlon, Fla. 12:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Montreal at Jupiter, Fla. 12:05 p.m. Florida vs. Tampa Bay al St. Petersburg, Fla. 12:05 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m. NY Mels al Baltimore, 12:35 p.m. Houston at Texas, 1:35 p.m. Seattle al Colorado, 2:05 p.m. San Francisco at Oakland at Phoenix, 2:05 m. NY Yankees at San Diego, 3:05 p.m. Anaheim at Los Angeles, 3:05 p m. Milwaukee vs. Cleveland al Las Vegas. 5:05 .m Chicago White Sox at Arizona. 6:05 p.m. Royals linescore TIGERS 8, ROYALS 4 Kansas City 100010020—4 7 0 Detroit 004 310 OOx—8 10 0 Rapp. Santiago (5). Pichardo (6). Bevll (7) and iweeney: Worrell. Sager (6), Florle (8). Runyan 9) and Casanova. WP—Worrell (5-0). LP- lapp (0-3). MR—KC: Palmer (6); D: Clark (7). Rockies linescore ROCKIES 8, MARINERS 6 Seattle 000 130 200—6 13 0 Colorado 020 310 11x-8 It 1 Lira. Bullinger (3). Wells (6), Slocumb (8) and Wilkins. Marzano (7); Astacio. DeJean (5). Jones (7). Randall (8), Leskanic (9) and Reed. WP-Jones (2-0). LP-Wells (0-3) S—Leskan- c (3). HR—S: Buhner (6), Wilkins (3); C: Bichette 2 (9), Caslilla (7), Helton (3). Big 12 linescores OKLAHOMA 13, KANSAS 4 Oklahoma 011 011 621 — 13 13 0 Kansas 000 012 001 — 4 9 3 Geary. Olsen (2) and VanHom. Belts (9); Corson. Schrlner (2). Williams (6), Bettis (7), Bailey 8) and Dlmmick. WP — Olsen 71-0). LP — Schriner (2-2). 2B — 0: Bookout. Hart. Mon- enegro. HR — 0: Shackelford. Bookout. KANSAS 20, OKLAHOMA 11 Oklahoma 104 015 000 — 11 12 3 Kansas 910 300 25x — 20 14 1 Smith. Hoerman (1). Graves (4). Brown (4), )enney (5), Dover (7), Parker (8) and VanHom, Setts (2), Hawkins (8); Philbrick. Smart (5), Schuster (6) and Dimmick. WP — Schuster (23). LP — Smith (2-2). 2B — 0: Bookoul. Hart; K: Juday 2, Wedd. HR — 0: Belts; K: Wedd. TEX AS TECH 10 OKLAHOMA STATE 6 Texas Tech 101 000 053 — 10 14 1 Oklahoma State 004 020 000 — 6 8 2 WP—Comeio (6-3). LP—Bludau (0-3). HR— TT: Ginler (10), Hulh (2); OS: Holliday 2 (12). TEXAS A&M 10, KANSAS STATE 4 Kansas Stale 000 000 040 — 411 2 Texas A&M 000 220 15x — 10 11 2 Hertzel, Cosens (7), Bridges (7) and Ayers; Fossum and Sandusky. WP — Possum (5-2). LP — Herttel (2-3). 2B — KS: Cavender, Tabor; A&M: Tyner, Scarbourough, Truilt, Heaney. 3B — A&M: Truitl. HR — KS: Ayers; A&M: Scheschuk, Hudson. MVC linescore NEVADA 11, WICHITA STATE 8 Wichita Slate 310 0 10 021 — 8 10 3 Nevada 000 1(10)0 OOx — 11 9 2 Sloun, Lee (5), Schoenholer (5), Drumright (5) and Preston; Whilley, Martinson (1), Albin (5), Overpay (9) and Miller. WP — Albin (1-0). LP — Sloun (2-1). 2B — WS: Hill; N: Carson. HR— WS: Magness; N: Overpay. State college MESA STATE 2 FORT HAYS STATE 0 Mesa State 010 010 0 — 2 7 0 Fort Hays State 000 000 0 — 0 3 3 Biedleman and Larson; Scoggin and Sigg. WP — Biedleman (3-1). LP — Scogin (2-1). 2B — M:Lopez. FORT HAYS STATE 8 MESA STATE 7 Mesa Slate 021 040 0 — 7 8 3 Fort Hays State 0201005— 813 1 WP — Ruder (1-0). LP — Green (0-1). S — Bay (1). 2B — V: Hosteller; H: Palenske. 3B — V: Bechard; H: Davidson. HR — V: Burke; H: Moritz. BETHANY 4 MID-AMERICA BIBLE, OKLA. 3 Mid-America Bible 000 000 3 — 3 7 0 Bethany 000 200 2 — 4 6 1 WP — Canlrell (3-1). LP — Christian. 2B — MAS: Sorelles; B: Sungy, Jackson. HR — B: Spoonts. BETHANY 7 MID-AMERICA BIBLE, OKLA. 5 Mid-America Bible 000 050 0 — 5 4 3 Bethany 300 022 x — 7 10 2 WP — Loeb (1-0). LP — Deupree. S — Witt (1). 2B — MAB: Glover, Menefee; B: Sungy. Friday's game FORT HAYS STATE 10 MESA STATE 9 Mesa State 000 180 000— 9 83 Fort Hays Stale 112 014 01x— 10 13 2 Young, Erosky (6), Gilpalrlck (8) and Hull; Cleveland, Klassen (5), Field (9) and Slgg. WP — Klassen (2-2). LP — Erosky (0-1). S — Field (5). 2B — M: Lenertz, Hull, Drury, Rush; FH: Lopez, Vasquez, Muller, Sigg. HR — FH: Muller. Juco linescores GARDEN CITY 19, BROWN MACKIE 4 Garden Cily 226 09 — 19 14 3 Brown Mackie 000 04 — 4 4 3 WP — Eyler. LP — Green (2-2). 2B — BM: Strong. HR — GC: Proctor, Jones, Weeks, Hayduk 2, Rodriguez 2, Contreras 3. GARDEN CITY 14, BROWN MACKIE 4 Garden City 034 007 — 14 10 2 Brown Mackie 000 013 — 4 6 4 WP — Kittrell. LP — Reynado (1-1). 2B — GC: Myers; BM: Quintanilla. HR — GC: Jones 2; BM: Schlver. Softball Juco linescores BROWN MACKIE 6, GARDEN CITY 5 Garden City 12000020 — 5 5 2 Brown Mackie 30101001—6 9 3 WP - McDonald (3-3). LP - Begaye. 2B - GC: Rupp. CLOUD COUNTY S BROWN MACKIE 0 Brown Mackie 000 000 0 — 0 5 1 Cloud Counly 200 021 x — 5 9 0 WP - Suallz. LP - Dale (2-3). 2B - CC: Blake. General AP sportlight March 29 1941 — Wisconsin, led by Gene Englund's 13 points, wins Ihe NCAA championship with a 3934 victory over Washington State. 1966 — Muhammad All retains his heavyweight title with a 15-round decision over George Chuvalo al Maple Leaf Garden In Toronto. 1981 — Louisiana Tech routs Tennessee 7959 lor the AIAW basketball title. 1982 — Michael Jordan's jump shot with 16 seconds remaining gives North Carolina a 63-62 victory over Georgetown lor Ihe NCAA championship. 1934 _ The NFL Colls leave Baltimore In the early hours ol the morning, headed for Indianapolis. 1967 — Tennessee routs Louisiana Tech 6744 to win the NCAA women's championship, 1990 — Houston's Akeem Olajuwon Is Ihe third player in NBA history to achieve a quadruple double during a 120-94 victory over Ihe Milwaukee Bucks. He scores 18 poinls, 16 rebounds, 11 blocked shots and 10 assists. 1992 — Olympic champion Krisli Yamaguchl becomes Ihe first American woman to win consecutive world figure skating championships since Peggy Fleming in 1968. 1995 — Tournament MVP Shawn Smith makes two free throws with less than a second left In overtime to give Virginia Tech a 65-64 victory over Marquelte lor the NIT championship. Transactions BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA—Suspended Q Reggie Miller of Ihe Indiana Pacers for one game and fined him $7,500 lor a flagrant foul against Charlotte's Vlade Divac on May 27. HOCKEY National Hockey League ST. LOUIS BLUES—Recalled F Chris toady from Worcester ol the AHL and F Michel Picard from Grand Rapids ol Ihe IHL. COLLEGE VIRGINIA—Named Pete Gillen men's basketball coach and signed him lo a seven-year contract. I' SPORTS DIGEST Williams rallies to turn back Kournikoya By The Associated Press KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Venus Williams can use those beads in her hair to keep track of tournament titles. She's at two, and counting. Patient rather than powerful, Williams over- • came a slow start to beat Anna Kournikova 2-6, 64, 6-1 in an all-teen final Saturday at the Lipton Championships. The much-anticipated high-noon showdown fizzled from an artistic standpoint, with ragged performances by both players. But the 17-year-old Williams, who won her first career title at Oklahoma City four weeks ago, continued her rapid rise in the rankings. She'll be a career-high 10th next week. "I'm coming," she said. "Don't rush me." Holding the championship trophy, Williams posed for photographers, then waved Kournikova into the picture. They'll both likely remain in the picture for years to come. Kournikova, 16, won four consecutive matches this week against top-10 players, a feat unprecedented on the women's tour. Auto racing BRISTOL, Tenn. — Elliott Sadler took the lead on a fast pit stop with 99 laps left and went on to win the crash-filled Moore's Snacks 250 Saturday, his fourth NASCAR Busch Grand National victory in 10 months. Sadler avoided three wrecks over the final 80 laps and was pulling away at the finish on Bristol Motor Speedway's .533-mile, high- banked oval. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who started on . the pole, finished second, about 10 car-lengths behind Sadler. SAO PAULO Brazil — Despite having their rietf braking system declared illegal, the McLarens of- Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard filled the' . front row qualifying spots for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. Hakkinen had a best lap of 1 minute, '. 1:17.092 seconds around the 2.687-mile Jose Carlos Pace track, .655 seconds ahead of Coulthard on Saturday. His average speed was 124.263 mph. "It's a lot, indeed," Hakkinen said of the margin; over his Scottish teammate. Basketball GILLEN CHARLOTTES VILLE, Va. — Pete Gillen has - . left Providence to sign a seven-year deal to be- . ~ come Virginia's new basketball • coach. Virginia athletic director- Terry Holland confirmed Gillen's selection Friday night \ from San Antonio, where he is V, attending this weekend's NCAA, Final Four. Holland would not divulge financial terms of the . « contract but it is expected that 1 .. Gillen's total compensation package will exceed $500,000 a year. Gillen replaces Jeff Jones, who resigned March 15 after eight seasons. An official news '" ; conference will be held Thursday. DALLAS — North Carolina-Charlotte basketball coach Melvin Watkins says he expects to b,e a , interviewed for the vacant Texas A&M men's ba% ketball coach's job this weekend, The Dallas y. Morning News reported Saturday. "There is interest on my part," Watkins told the newspaper while attending the National Association of Basketball Coaches convention in San Antonio, site of the NCAA men's Final Four tournament. Earlier this month, UNC-Charlotte athletic director , Judy Rose granted Arizona State and Virginia. permission to speak with Watkins, who just completed his second season in charge of the 49ers program. NEW YORK — Reggie Miller was suspended Saturday for one game without pay for flagrantly elbowing Charlotte's Vlade Divac. Miller, who was also fined $7,500, will miss Indiana's game against San Antonio today. Miller was ejected in the third quarter Friday night for a category 2 flagrant foul, which carries an automatic ejection, when he hit Divac with his elbow under the basket. Boxing ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Lennox Lewis, in trouble in the first two rounds, rallied to knock down Shannon Briggs three times and stopped him in the fifth round in defense of the WBC heavyweight title Saturday night. Lewis' chin almost betrayed him in the first two rounds, but then his power came to his rescue in the fourth and fifth rounds. Lewis was a 12-1 favorite, but certainly didn't look like one in the first two rounds. Goll SAN ANTONIO — Bob Dickson shot a 5-under- par 67 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round at the Southwestern Bell Dominion PGA Senior Tour tournament. Dickson, who tied' for second at the 1996 Dominion event, had seven, birdies Saturday for a two-day total of 7-under 13J at the par-72, 6,835-yard course. "" Track & field RALEIGH, N.C. — Marion Jones won the long'-* jump competition at the Raleigh Relays with whjrt her coach called her best series of jumps ever. „ Jones won her first outdoor long jump competi-' " tion of the season Friday by leaping 22 feet, 6'/< ~» inches on her first jump, a wind-aided 22-7 on her second, and 22-6 V4 on her third effort in the trials"! The jumps of 22-6 V4 were the longest outdoors irr* the world this year. Jones jumped 22-2 V4 in her •••;•„ only effort in the final round. Jones has a personal best of 22-9. •* SPORTS HOTLINE PHONE NUMBERS OF INTEREST ,„ y Brown Mackie alnlelic department 785-825-5422 '"' Bethany athletic department 785-227-3311 '* i Fort Hays Slate athletic department 785-628-4050 Heart ol America Sports Camps 785-827-6229 Heartland Park Topeka tickel office 785-862-7223 Kansas City Chiefs ticket office 816-924-9400 Kansas City Royals ticket office 800-676-9257 Kansas Stale University tickel office 800-221-2287 Kansas Wesleyan athletic department 785-827-5541 Kansas Wildlife & Parks (Hays office/Ming report) 765-628-8614 Salina Municipal Golf Course (clubhouse) 785-826-7450 Salina Parks & Recreation office 785-826-7434 Salina Harks & Recreation information 785-826-7484 University of Kansas ticket office 800-344-2957 Wichita Greyhound Park 316-755-4000 Wichita Stale University ticket office 316-978-3267 I

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