FanFare 9/26/02

Friday, September 27, 2002


  • The mother of Miles Dabord asked doctors to take her son, who is suspected of killing his brother and former Nuggets player Bison Dele and two companions, off life support systems. Dabord, 35, has been hospitilized in a coma at Scripps Memorial Hospital since Sept. 14.


  • The graduation rate for Division I student-athletes has reached 60 percent for the first time since the NCAA began tracking the figures 18 years ago, according to a survey.

    Georgia Tech defensive end Greg Gathers was taken to a hospital last weekend after being found visibly upset and with an unloaded gun while having a reaction to medication for a kidney ailment.


    nVikings reciever, Randy Moss, apoligized to his team, family, and friends, but not to the women he's accused of pushing with his car while trying to make a turn. Moss' agent said that the team will fine him, although he will still start on Sunday against the Seahawks.

    Marshall Faulk practiced with the Rams on Wednesday, a sign that the running back could be ready to face the Cowboys on Sunday.


  • Robert Gamez shot a seven under 63 to take a one stroke lead in the Texas Open at LaCantera Golf Club in San Antonio. Gamez fired a 30 on the back nine to top the leaderboard. John Huston and Frank Lickliter II are one shot back.


  • Southeast Missouri State University's women's soccer team (6-2) will play a pair of road games this weekend, at 7 p.m. today against Drake (4-3-1) and ending at 1 p.m. Sunday against Creighton (3-4-1).


  • Southeast's volleyball team (6-8, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference) will play a pair of OVC road matches this weekend, beginning today with a 7 p.m. contest against defending OVC champion Tennessee-Martin (8-3, 3-0), which has won six matches in a row. The Otahks play at Murray State (1-8, 0-3) at 2 p.m. Saturday.

    -- From staff, wire reports

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