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Heavyweight boxer Andrew Golota has returned to his home in Chicago after being released from Atlantic City Medical Center. The 29-year-old Golota collapsed in his locker room following his first-round TKO loss to WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis early Sunday morning. Golota will undergo further neurological tests later this week.

Oscar De La Hoya, a 1992 Olympic gold medalist and WBC welterweight champion, is to report to jury duty today in Superior Court in Los Angeles. "They insisted I be there," said De La Hoya (26-0).

Ron Polk was appointed coach of the 1998 U.S. national baseball team, nearly five months following his resignation after 22 seasons as Mississippi State's coach.

Norm Duke knocked down 6,228 pins for 26 games to lead Dave Wodka by 193 after the fourth round of the Professional Bowlers Association Ebonite Challenge at Windsor Locks, Conn. Lackawanna's Jack Jurek was 20th with 5,654.
BASEBALL: National League Championship Series, Florida Marlins at Atlanta Braves, Game One, 8 p.m., Ch. 2.

BOXING: Bronco McKart vs. Shibata Flores, junior middleweights, 9 p.m., USA.

NHL: Buffalo Sabres vs. Dallas Stars, 7 p.m., Empire; Calgary Flames vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, 9 p.m., Ch. 11; Colorado Avalanche vs. Boston Bruins, 9 p.m., ESPN 2.
NHL: Dallas Stars at Buffalo Sabres, 7:05 p.m., 104.1 FM.

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