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January 10, 1995

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Indiana senior midfielder Todd Yeagley was selected men’s college soccer player of the year Monday by the Missouri Athletic Club.

Yeagley, the son of Indiana coach Jerry Yeagley, had 10 goals and 11 assists for the NCAA runner-up Hoosiers.

North Carolina’s Tisha Venturini, also a senior midfielder, was selected women’s player of the year. She had 21 goals and 13 assists to lead North Carolina to a 23-1-1 record and its ninth NCAA title.


BOSTON (AP) _ Boston Celtics forward Dino Radja was activated from the injured list Monday after missing 15 games because of a broken right hand.

Radja, injured Dec. 6 against New York, averaged 18.9 points and 7.6 rebounds in the team’s first 16 games.

The Celtics placed center Acie Earl, sidelined with a sprained right wrist, on the injured list.


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Money that was used to cover $4.7 million in athletic department losses at the University of Texas at El Paso is shrinking funding for other services at the school, according to a new state audit.

The report by the Office of the State Auditor says that roughly $2.7 million in funding for other services at UTEP has been transferred over the past four years to cover the athletic department shortfall.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ A 13-year-old broodmare in foal to Mr. Prospector brought a top price of $375,000 on Monday during the first session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

Carl Pollard’s Exmoor Inc. of Goshen, Ky., bought In My Cap, by ViceRegent out of Passing Look by Buckpasser. Anderson Farms, agent for Canadian-based Sam-Son Farm consigned the mare.

Keeneland sold 240 horses for $7,047,200.


ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) _ Santa Anita canceled its Wednesday and Thursday racing programs because of unsatisfactory track conditions caused by heavy rain and a forecast for more rain.

Jockeys refused to ride after Sunday’s first race because of the inclement weather, and the rest of the day’s nine-race card was canceled.


INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) _ Jesse Magana of Hanford stopped Rudy Zavala of Rosemead at 38 seconds of the fifth round Monday night in a scheduled 10-round featherweight bout at the Great Western Forum.

Magana improved to 12-4-2 with his seventh knockout. Zavala is 24-5-2.

In another 10-round featherweight bout, Arnulfo Castillo of Los Angeles improved to 16-0 with a unanimous decision over Johnny Macias.


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The Portland Trail Blazers placed point guard Steve Henson on the injured list Monday and activated rookie guard Aaron McKie.

Henson, who has a sprained toe on his left foot, averaged 3.9 points and 2.9 assists in 20 games. McKie, selected 17th overall out of Temple, was placed on the injured list Dec. 4 because of a sprained right thumb.


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ The Sacramento Kings waived third-year forward Trevor Wilson on Monday.

Wilson, who averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in 15 games, was placed on the injured list Dec. 15 when Lionel Simmons was reactivated.


INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) _ The Los Angeles Lakers placed guard Sedale Threatt on the injured list Monday because of a stress fracture in his right foot.

Threatt, 33, averaged 10.0 points and 4.1 assists in 26 games.

The Lakers didn’t immediately replace Threatt on their roster.


DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ The International 500 Snowmobile Race has been canceled because of poor snow conditions.

The race was scheduled to begin Jan. 17 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, for a three-day run along Lake Superior’s North Shore and northwestern Wisconsin, with a finish in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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