UCLA will add six members to its...
UCLA will add six members to its Athletic Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony Sunday at 4 p.m. at the J.D. Morgan Intercollegiate Athletics Center on the UCLA campus
Joining the 25 charter members inducted last June will be Bob Davenport, an All--American fullback in 1954 and 1955; Craig Dixon, a double NCAA champion and an Olympic bronze medalist in the high hurdles in 1948; Wilbur Johns, former basketball player, coach and athletic director; Tommy Prothro, who coached the football team to a victory in the 1966 Rose Bowl; George Stanich, who won an Olympic bronze medal in the high jump in 1948 and who was a basketball All--American and a baseball pitcher, and Sidney Wicks, who helped UCLA to three consecutive NCAA basketball titles.
Southern Illinois University’s men’s basketball program was hit with one year of sanctions and placed on probation by the Missouri Valley Conference. The violations stemmed from a statement by Carbondale, Ill. chiropractor Dr. Roy S. White, who told school officials that he paid $900 a month for about two years to 6--foot--11 center Kenny Perry, who had transferred to SIU from the University of Evansville (Ind.)
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Chicago Cub catcher Jody Davis’ health has improved and he could be back by the end of the week. But club officials have not ruled out the possibility of acquiring another catcher as insurance should Davis not continue to improve from a viral infection that has sidelined him for the last five games.
Center Dale Hawerchuk of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League signed an eight-year contract reported to be worth $3.2 million.