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November 01, 1990

Shriver returns, is beaten in doubles

Tennis player Pam Shriver, playing in tournament competition for the first time since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on her right shoulder during the summer, lost last night in doubles at the $150,000 Virginia Slims of Nashville.

Claudia Porwik and Liz Smylie beat Shriver of Lutherville and Elise Burgin of Pikesville, 6-3, 6-1, in the opening round. Burgin upset Porwik, the No. 4 seed, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4, in singles Monday.

* Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker and Ivan Lendl won their second-round matches in the $2 million Paris Indoor tournament, but John McEnroe double-faulted at match point in the third set tie-breaker to lose to Jakob Hlasek, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). McEnroe survived a point penalty in the second set and came from a break down in the third to force a tie-breaker, but his 10th double fault eliminated him.

Pro basketball

A grand jury in San Antonio indicted former San Antonio Spurs guard David Wingate on a charge of sexual assault. Wingate, who also faces a January trial in Howard County on charges of an alleged sexual assault there, is charged with a June 24 attack on a woman at Wingate's San Antonio apartment. The woman recently filed a lawsuit against the former Dunbar High and Georgetown University athlete, who faces up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted.


Catcher Darren Daulton, who had declared free agency, changed his mind and returned to the Philadelphia Phillies under a three-year, $6.75 million contract. General manager Lee Thomas said Daulton had agreed to a $500,000 signing bonus, and salaries of $1.75 million next season and $2.25 million in 1992 and 1993. Daulton was a .206 lifetime hitter until the 1990 season, when he hit .268, including .297 in the second half.


A jury decided that former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson fondled a woman at a Manhattan dance club in 1988 and awarded the woman $100 in compensatory damages. The five-woman, one-man jury will return to Manhattan's federal court today to hear testimony on Tyson's financial status before ruling on punitive damages. The woman, Sandra Miller, asked for up to $2.5 million in punitive damages in her civil lawsuit.


The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference will hold its championships today over a course (10K for men, 5K for women) in Druid Hill Park. The Howard University women and Delaware State men are the defending champions in the nine-school program, which will begin with the women's race at 1 p.m. . . . The MEAC volleyball championships will open a two-day stand at Coppin State today (10 a.m.), with Howard the defending champion. Play will be double-elimination among the nine teams, with the championship scheduled for tomorrow. . . . The University of Maryland and the Naval Academy begin play in their conference soccer tournaments today, with Maryland playing North Carolina State at Duke University, and Navy facing William and Mary at the University of Richmond.

Bits and pieces

The annual Santa Claus Anonymous marathon flag football game will be held Nov. 9-11. For information, call 685-4830. . . . Entries are being taken for the Woodlawn Fall Classic soccer tournament Nov. 23-25 for ages under 10 and under 12. For further information, call 655-9238 or 265-8436. . . . The Project Survival Urban Center is holding its annual Christmas basketball tournament Dec. 27-29 at Lake Clifton High School. The registration fee is $50. Age groups are 10-12, 12-14 and 14-16. Any teams that would like to participate should call John Murdoch at 396-9207 after 3 p.m.

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