Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Sports Shorts

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Weibring Up By 2 Shots; Haas Is Tied For Second

D.A. Weibring shot a 5-under-par 66 Friday, building a 2-stroke edge over four players after two rounds of the Greater Milwaukee Open golf tournament.

Weibring had a two-day total of 11-under-par 131, 2 better than Loren Roberts, Dave Barr, Belleville native Jay Haas and Bob Estes. Roberts' 63 Friday was 1 shot better than the course record held by tournament executive director Tom Strong.

Barr had a second-round 64; Haas and Estes had 66s.

***** GOLF Shoulder Pain Sidelines Azinger

Recurring shoulder pain will keep Paul Azinger out of next week's Canadian Open. Azinger underwent surgery last year for cancer in his shoulder.

***** CYCLING Indurain Sets 1-Hour Mark

Four-time defending Tour de France champ Miguel Indurain set a world record for distance covered in one hour - 32.96 miles over a course near Bordeaux, France. The previous mark was 32.76 miles, set in April by Scotland's Graham Obree.

***** HOCKEY Islanders' Volek Retires

New York Islanders right winger David Volek retired. Volek, 28, scored the winning goal in overtime of Game 7 of the 1993 Patrick Division final against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Forward Andrei Kovalenko and defenseman Curtis Leschyshyn re-signed with Quebec.

The Los Angeles Kings signed free-agent forwards Troy Crowder and Dan Quinn, an ex-Blue. Crowder, 26, has not played pro hockey the last two seasons because of a back injury. Quinn, 29, is a nine-year NHL veteran.

The Hartford Whalers signed veteran goaltender Sean Burke, 27, to a four-year deal.

***** HORSE RACING Gleam Wins In Trotting Derby

Gleam solidified her position as the top 3-year-old filly with a straight-heat victory in the $130,000 World Trotting Derby Friday at the Du Quoin (Ill.) State Fair. Gleam trotted identical miles of 1:56 2/5. The daughter of Speedy Crown recorded her sixth and seventh wins in eight starts this season. Her 1994 bankroll is $262,050, including the $65,000 earned Friday.

***** SWIMMING AND DIVING Zimbabwe Diver Scores Upset

Zimbabwe diver Evan Stewart upset favored Lan Wei of China to win his country's first-ever gold medal at the World Swimming Championships in Rome. American Brian Earley took the bronze. Stewart had 382.14 points, Lan 375.18 and Earley 361.59.

***** BASEBALL Lawyer: Bonds Again Would Seek Relief

Barry Bonds will make another attempt to cut his monthly family support payments if the baseball strike continues, the lawyer for the San Francisco Giants star said. …

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