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December 8, 1994 GMT

HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston Oilers right guard Kevin Donnalley will miss the next two games because of a strained left knee.

Donnalley, hurt during the Oilers’ 30-12 loss to Arizona Sunday, could also miss the season finale against the Jets.

Donnalley expects the knee to recover, but anticipates offseason surgery for a thumb injury.


GENEVA (AP) - The women’s world cup ski races scheduled for the Swiss resort of Veysonnaz on December 17 were rescheduled, the International Ski Federation said Thursday.

The women’s downhill was moved to Lake Louise, Canada.

The slalom race was transferred to Sestriere, Italy, on December 18.

The Veysonnaz events were among several called off because of mild weather in Central Europe.


LONDON (AP) - The future of the Lotus Formula One auto racing team was thrown into doubt Thursday when all employees were laid off until Dec. 31.

The team, bought from administrators by David Hunt before October’s Japanese Grand Prix, must find investment and sponsorship if it is to continue.

″We have a number of very promising opportunities which we are pursuing and I am keen to create more,″ said Hunt, brother of the late former Grand Prix champion James Hunt.

The production of the team’s 1995 car, the T112, was halted because of a lack of raw materials and parts.


SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Arena Football League has accepted a three- person group’s application and $750,000 check to start the league’s 16th team, the San Jose SaberCats.

Tax and business lawyer David Frey, businesswoman Ramune Ambrozaitis and her husband, electronics merchant John Fry, paid a bargain price.

The 9-year-old league raised its expansion fee to $1.25 million

The SaberCats will be coached by former 49ers linebacker Todd Shell and former Santa Clara University coach Terry Malley will be general manager. The team will play in the San Jose Arena