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June 5, 1990

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Wes Wade scored three goals as the San Diego Sockers beat the Baltimore Blast 4-1 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 Major Indoor Soccer League championship series.

Wade opened the scoring 30 seconds into the third quarter on a 30-foot shot. His second goal broke a 1-1 tie at 13:46 of the third quarter and he added his third goal at 10:35 of the fourth quarter off a rebound.


NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees obtained catcher-designated hitter Matt Nokes from the Detroit Tigers for pitchers Lance McCullers and Clay Parker on Monday.

Nokes, a left-handed hitter, was batting .270 with three homers and eight RBIs in 44 games. As a rookie in 1987, he was named to the American League All-Star team. He hit .289 with 32 homers and 87 RBIs that year but slipped to .250 with nine homers and 39 RBIs last year.

McCullers, obtained by the Yankees from San Diego last year, is primarily a short reliever. He appeared in 11 games, pitching 15 innings and was 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA and no saves.

Parker was 1-2 with a 3.79 ERA at Columbus of the International League after going 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA with the Yankees.


MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Former University of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Bradley McNulty was charged Monday with fraud for allegedly making more than $6,000 in personal calls on a school credit card and producing fake hotel bills.

The criminal complaint filed in Dane County Circuit Court charged McNulty, 37, with obtaining telecommunications services by fraud.

The complaint said the former assistant coach produced fake receipts from the Detroit Marriott Hotel in July and December 1988 totaling $1,495, and that he charged $6,037 in personal telephone calls on a school credit card.

The irregularities on McNulty’s expense accounts and credit card were discovered in an internal audit conducted by the university, the complaint said.


SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres activated Jack Clark from the 15-day disabled list Monday and optioned pitcher Pat Clements to Las Vegas of the Pacific Cost League.

Clark did not play Monday in the Padres’ 10-2 victory over Houston. He went on the disabled list May 6 because of a back strain sustained in the previous day’s game against the Chicago Cubs. He then suffered a fractured cheeckbone in warmups when he was hit by an errant throw in the outfield during a recent road trip.

Clark had appeared in 22 games, batting .254 with five home runs and 10 RBIs. Clements had no record in nine games, all relief appearances. He had given up six earned runs in 13 innings, striking out six and walking seven.


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers owner Allan ″Bud″ Selig was one of two men named Monday to the Green Bay Packers board of directors.

Named to the 45-member board at the annual stockholders meeting were Selig, of Milwaukee, and Terry Bogart of Green Bay, president of Cruisers Inc. of Oconto.


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Former Northern Arizona University assistant athletic director Tom Colonnese pleaded guilty Monday to a single count of solicitation to possess a narcotic drug.

Colonnese, 39, was charged after a undercover officer delivered a small package of cocaine to his office in NAU’s Walkup Skydome on May 11. Colonnese resigned his position at the university the next day.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt University officials informed Nashville Bill Boner on Monday it will not lease its stadium to the league making it unlikely that the World League of American Football will play in Nashville next spring.

WLAF officials had previously said use of the 41,000-seat stadium was necessary for Nashville to become one of the six American cities in the 12- team international league set to begin play next March.

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