Jenny Potter and Krissy Wendell had two goals apiece to lead the United States to a 6-1 victory over Finland in the opening round of the Four Nations Cup hockey tournament in Lake Placid.
Olympic silver medalist Irina Slutskaya is expected to return to figure skating competition today in Beijing with a new short program at the Cup of China. The 2002 world champion has been hampered the past two seasons by illness and concerns over her mother's battle with kidney disease.
Seven-time NBA rebounding champion Dennis Rodman, 43, signed a contract with the Orange County (Calif.) Crush of the American Basketball Association. "There are still several teams in the NBA still interested in me and I feel the ABA gives me a place to showcase my talent and continue to stay in basketball shape," Rodman said.
The Crush opens its season Nov. 21.