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February 6, 1992

NEW YORK (AP) _ Daniel McCarthy, who is trying to gain approval as the New York Yankees managing general partner, has canceled his scheduled meeting today with commissioner Fay Vincent.

McCarthy met with Vincent several weeks ago and the commissioner said he had more questions to ask the Cleveland tax lawyer. McCarthy’s chances of approval are viewed as slim because he sued Vincent in 1990 in an attempt to keep Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in power.

″He had a conflict with a court appearance,″ deputy commissioner Stephen Greenberg said, explaining the cancellation.

Greenberg said the meeting has not yet been rescheduled.


CINCINNATI (AP) - The East Coast Hockey League’s first All-Star game will be played in Cincinnati in 1993.

ECHL officials said Wednesday the game will take place on a Monday night in late January or early February. Each head coach and two media members in each of the 16 cities will select the All-Star players and coaches.


TORREMOLINOS, Spain (AP) - Belgian cyclist Wilfried Nelissen broke away from the pack in the final moments to win the 98.9-mile second stage of the Tour of Andalusia.

Nelissen covered the flat course Wednesday along Spain’s Costa del Sol in 4 hours, 31 minutes, 26 seconds. Spain’s Miguel Angel Martinez remained the overall leader with a time of 4:49:13. Martinez and his ONCE team took the first stage of the tour, a 9.6-mile time trial.

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