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September 01, 1991

Dallas' Noonan tied to steroid doctor

A doctor accused of illegally distributing steroids allegedly told a pro football player that Lyle Alzado and the Dallas Cowboys' Danny Noonan were among his patients, court records in Los Angeles show.

The unidentified NFL player was working as a federal informant when he visited Dr. Walter F. Jekot in July 1990, seeking a prescription for muscle-building anabolic steroids.

The visit was detailed in an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court by Customs Service Agent Rodney J. Staudinger.

An agent for Noonan denied that the defensive lineman took steroids or was a patient of Jekot's.

"He has tested negative in random drug tests for 2 1/2 years," Tom Condon said of Noonan, who has played four years for the Cowboys. "Danny's a good guy."

Alzado, a former Los Angeles Raiders player who has admitted taking steroids and blames his inoperable brain tumor on them, could not be reached for comment yesterday.

Jekot's lawyer, Victor Sherman, said the affidavit revealed a "classic case of entrapment."

College football

Notre Dame quarterback Rick Mirer and linebacker Demetrius DuBose were among three students arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct at an off-campus party, South Bend, Ind., police said.

Mirer and DuBose were arrested at about 11 p.m. Friday as officers began to clear about 500 people attending several parties in an apartment complex. An off-duty officer working security at the apartments called police. Officers were told management had asked that all those who were not residents leave.

John Heisler, Notre Dame sports information director, said it was too early to determine if the players would be held out of next Saturday's season opener against Indiana.


Ray Floyd shot a 3-under-par 69 today to take a one-stroke lead over fellow American Dan Forsman after the third round of the Daiwa KBC Augusta tournament at Shima, Japan. Floyd has a 12-under 204 total on the 7,125-yard Kyushu Shima Country Club course. Forsman also shot a 69 in the third round.


Drag racing

Joe Amato posted the only four-second run of the week and distanced himself from the Top Fuel field during the third day of qualifying for the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis.

Jim White continued to lead the Funny Car field, but his track-record run was disqualified when NHRA inspectors found that the spoiler on his Dodge Daytona was 1.5 inches too long. Warren Johnson of Duluth, Ga., took over the top spot in the Pro

Stock class.


Tyrone Thibou of New York won the third and final qualifier for the Fifth Avenue Mile at Central Park in New York. He was timed in 4 minutes, 27 seconds. Thibou, who also won the opening qualifier, finished 25 yards ahead of Tom Birch of New York, whose time was 4:32. Scott Farrell of New York was third in 4:34. Kathleen Milton of Edison, N.J., was the women's winner in 4:44. The championship is scheduled for Oct. 19.


Ghana won the under-17 world championship at Florence, Italy, with a 1-0 victory over Spain. The only goal was scored by Duah, a forward, with five minutes to play on a header from 6 yards. Ghana succeeds Nigeria as champion.

The United States upset Argentina and Italy before being eliminated by Qatar in the quarterfinals.

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