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November 07, 1990

In Texas, Wingate charged, makes bond

Former Dunbar High school and Georgetown University basketball star David Wingate was charged with one count of sexual assault and released on $2,000 bond, authorities in San Antonio, said yesterday. Wingate, a former guard with the San Antonio Spurs, surrendered to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office yesterday morning.

Wingate's action ended the sheriff's job of trying to extradite him from Maryland, where he is also accused of sexual assault. Wingate was charged in September with the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl in Ellicott City, Md., and three days later a 21-year-old woman in San Antonio filed suit for an alleged rape that happened in June. Wingate was indicted by a grand jury in each case.

Reporter Jane O'Hara has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission alleging sexual discrimination after she and other reporters -- both men and women -- were banned from the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers' locker room.

The Blue Bombers first prevented a female reporter from entering the dressing room Oct. 5, but since then, the team has banned male and female reporters, both at home and on the road.


Final details for the fight were completed for Evander Holyfield's heavyweight title defense against former champion George Foreman at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J., on April 19, according to promoter Dan Duva. The World Boxing Council has threatened to strip Holyfield of his title if he didn't fight Mike Tyson first, but WBC president Jose Sulaiman said that the WBC could submit the Holyfield-Foreman request to its executive council should Tyson approve. Holyfield had stepped aside to permit Tyson's voluntary defense against Buster Douglas.


Australian Liz Smylie eliminated Andrea Leand of Brooklandville, 6-0, 6-1, in just 40 minutes and Natalia Zvereva, the seventh seed from the Soviet Union, ousted Marianne Werdel of Bakersfield, Calif., 6-4, 6-3, in the New England Virginia Slims at Worcester, Mass.

* Michael Chang recorded his first shutout as a professional, defeating Mark Kratzmann, 6-0, 6-0, in a display of power and quickness at the Wembley indoor tournament in London. The defending champion gave up just three points in the first set and 15 overall in his first-round victory.

* Unseeded Jan Gunnarsson upset top-seeded Andres Gomez, 6-2, 6-4, and No. 2 Emilio Sanchez rallied to beat Francisco Clavet, 5-7, 6-2, 7-6, in the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.


The University of Maryland, led by senior Lisa Buente, the Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, begins play today in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I field hockey tournament, meeting Temple in Philadelphia. . . Towson State will be home (7:30) and the University of Maryland Baltimore County on the road when the East Coast Conference volleyball tournament opens tonight with quarterfinals. Central Connecticut will be at third-seeded Towson State; UMBC will be NTC at Delaware in a 4-5 matchup, and No. 2 Drexel will be home against Rider. Top-seeded Hofstra drew a first-round bye.

Bits and pieces

The American International Soccer Club will hold three tryouts in Maryland for its 1991 European tour, beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. at Cockeysville Middle School. For information, call Pete Kerzel at 788-1460 or Kathy Fitzpatrick at 461-3982. . . Deadline for tickets for the Hy Zolet Retirement Dinner is Nov. 12. For information, call Mark Schlenoff at Poly 396-7023. . . The Chesapeake Curling Club will begin its 11th season Friday, Nov. 23, at the Community Center in Easton. For information, call 822-7616. . . Baltimore Bicycle Club will sponsor a 26-mile ride starting at Odenton Shopping Center at 9 a.m. and a 25-mile ride from Hunt Valley Executive Plaza an hour later on unday. For information call 859-8137 for the 26-mile ride and 296-5119 for the 25-miler. . . Baltimore Blast players Scott Manning and Dale Mitchell will be Jeff Rimer's guests on his Sports Line radio show tonight from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

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