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Moorer retains title with knockout in eighth

Light heavyweight champion Michael Moorer retained his World Boxing Organization crown with an eighth-round knockout of Danny Stonewalker, the Canadian national champion, in Pittsburgh.

Moorer dominated the fight and was able to knock Stonewalker out 11 seconds into the eighth with a body shot, his first punch of the round.

Moorer, of Monessen, Pa., improved to 22-0, all by knockout. Stonewalker, of Edmonton, Alberta, fell to 15-6-1.

Elsewhere in boxing, Riddick Bowe (21-0) stayed undefeated by knocking out Tommy Morrison in 2 minutes, 20 seconds of the opening round at Kansas City.

Morrison (14-1) had a major role as Tommy Gunn in Sylvester Stallone's recently released "Rocky V."

In Monte Carlo, Monaco, Italy's Mauro Galvano (26-1-2) scored a unanimous 12-round decision over Dario Matteoni of Argentina to win the WBC super-middleweight title vacated by Sugar Ray Leonard.

UCLA women capture NCAA volleyball crown

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- UCLA took only 75 minutes to overwhelm the Pacific, 15-9, 15-12, 15-7, and capture the NCAA women's volleyball championship on the University of Maryland campus.

The win stretched the 36-1 Bruins' winning streak to 33 matches, the loss coming against Nebraska in Hawaii in early September. Pacific ended the season 30-7.

Indiana athletic director Floyd dies at 65

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ralph Floyd, Indiana University athletic director for the past 12 years, died at Indiana University Medical Center. He was 65.

Floyd served on the board of directors for the National Association of College Directors of Athletics and the U.S. Sports Academy. He won the distinguished service award of the College Athletic Business Managers Association in 1985.

Floyd, a native of Washington D.C., is a 1949 graduate of William and Mary. He served 19 years at South Carolina in coaching and administrative positions from 1956 until leaving for Clemson in 1975.

Laue-O'Meara team tops in nordic event

LAKE PLACID -- The U.S. team of Matt Laue and Dan O'Meara defeated five other teams at the Nordic Combined International Challenge.

The competition was comprised of 70-meter Nordic jumping and a 1-kilometer cross-country ski race. Teams from the Soviet Union, Finland, Canada, and Switzerland also competed.

Laue and O'Meara finished second in the jumping, with 193.4 points, behind the U.S. team of 16-year-old Ryan Heckman and Todd Wilson, which earned 194.65 points.

Heckman posted the longest jump of the day at 88 meters.

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