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March 17, 1992

Korean officials say united team unlikely

South and North Korea are unlikely to form a united team for the Barcelona Summer Olympics, officials said yesterday.

The International Olympic Committee has given the two Koreas until March 25 to submit a proposal for a single team for the Games in Spain in July, but no action has been taken.

An official at South Korea's Sports and Youth Ministry said agreement on a joint team was unlikely with the deadline only nine days away.

Pro basketball

The Philadelphia 76ers' Charles Barkley has a broken nose. Barkley sustained the injury Friday night at the Spectrum when Andrew Lang of the Phoenix Suns hit him with an elbow during a scramble for a loose ball.

Barkley will wear a protective mask like the one he donned Saturday in Milwaukee. Beyond that, there will be a decision about corrective surgery.

Women's sports

Donna Lopiano, women's athletic director at the University of Texas, was named executive director of the Women's Sports Foundation in New York City.

Lopiano, who has headed women's athletics at Texas since 1975, will start her new job April 1. The Women's Sports Foundation, established in 1975 by tennis great Billie Jean King, has more than 280,000 associate members. Its primary function is to promote women's athletics.

Golf

Seabury Management, Inc., producer of the Golf Merchandise Show of the Eastern United States in 1990 (Baltimore) and 1991 (Atlantic City, N.J.), has announced cancellation of the 1992 show, scheduled for Aug. 26-28 in Atlantic City.

Crew

Nineteen members of Yale University's crew team were rescued from Tampa Bay after a wave swamped their two boats. Yale's crew team has been training during spring break at the University of Tampa, where they competed in a regatta last week.

College football

A state judge declined to act on allegations that a law firm representing Barry Switzer improperly contacted a witness in a reporter's $30 million lawsuit against the former Oklahoma coach.

Jack Ayres, a lawyer for reporter Jack Taylor Jr., said a woman working for defense lawyer David Donaldson last week telephoned witness Robert Blanchard, a journalism professor and textbook writer from Trinity University. Blanchard testified on behalf of Taylor, a Los Angeles Daily News reporter who has accused Switzer of libel, slander and invasion of privacy for linking him to an alleged conspiracy to plant drugs on Oklahoma football player Brad McBride around the time of the 1988 Orange Bowl in Miami.

College lacrosse

Junior Dave Gorelick scored a career-high five goals to lead Mount St. Mary's (3-1) to its third straight win, an 11-7 decision over Colgate (0-1). The Mount trailed, 3-1, early in the second period when Gorelick, coming off a four-goal performance against Marist on Saturday, scored to start a 5-0 run. Sophomore goalie Terry Moore had 16 saves for the winners.

* Bill Caffrey had seven goals and Dan Isef assisted on five of them (six for the game), as Hartwick (2-0), No. 15 in the preseason Division III poll, defeated Elmira (0-1), 19-8.

* Brad McLean had five goals and Bill Coleman four goals and three assists, as Harford Community College (2-0) beat Hudson Valley CC (0-2), 18-8.

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