COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) _ Colorado College hockey coach Brad Buetow resigned under fire amid a school investigation into alleged NCAA violations.
Buetow, who resigned Wednesday, was 67-108-11 in five seasons at the school. Colorado College is 7-18 overall this season and last in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association at 6-18.
He was 171-75-8 in six seasons at the University of Minnesota from 1979-80 to 1984-85 and spent three seasons at U.S. International before arriving at Colorado College for the 1988-89 season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, the two-time Olympic heptathlon champion, will compete in the women’s 60-meter hurdles in the Sunkist Invitational indoor meet Feb. 20 at the Sports Arena.
Joyner-Kersee holds American indoor records in the 60-meter hurdles (7.81 seconds) and the 55-meter hurdles (7.37), and once shared the U.S. record in the 100-meter hurdles (12.61).
In addition to the two gold medals in the heptathlon, in which she also holds the world record, Joyner-Kersee has won gold and bronze medals in the Olympic long jump and a silver in the Olympic heptathlon.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers catcher Dave Nilsson underwent wrist surgery and isn’t expected to join spring practice until March.
Brewers spokesman Tom Skibosh said surgeon David Olson repaired torn cartilege Wednesday in the right-hander’s left wrist.
The native of Australia hit .232 with four homers and 25 RBIs in 164 at- bats last season.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Houston Astros third baseman Juan Guerrero was arrested on a drug possession charge last week and could be sentenced to a year in prison.
A district attorney’s spokesman said Wednesday that Guerrero was arrested in a hotel in nearby Haina, where investigators seized a pipe with crack residue. Guerrero has been playing winter ball in the Dominican League.
He hit .200 with a homer and 14 RBIs in 79 games last season.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand professional boxing officials today ordered a re-match after a national title fight ended with dozens of fans brawling in the ring.
New Zealand junior middleweight champion Albert Machong was fighting Sean Sullivan in a title defense Tuesday night when he appeared to knee Sullivan in the ribs. About 30 people then invaded the ring and supporters of the two fighters traded punches and threw chairs for two minutes until order was restored.
The New Zealand Boxing Board declared the match a no-contest and ordered a re-match. No arrests of fans were reported.