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A- The Michigan Daily - Thursday, October 19, 2000

Longtime voice of 'M'
ootball on WUOM retiring
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - When
Michigan and Michigan State battle it
ut on the gridiron Saturday, it will be
he last time Tom Hemingway calls the
game between the archrivals.
emingway has broadcast University
S ichigan football games for nearly
0 years - his baritone voice a
familiar sound on Ann Arbor's WUOM.
Mut he's hanging up his microphone
at:the end of the season - hopefully
after a bowl game, he says.
"I don't know about other announc-
rs, but I have a great fear of overstay-
ing my welcome, he told The Ann Arbor
News for a recent story.
Wisconsin men's hoops
suspensions to be upheld
denied Tuesday the Wisconsin Athletics
Department's request to revise the sus-
pensions of men's basketball players
Travon Davis and Maurice Linton.
* arlier this month, Linton and Davis
were suspended for the first eight
games of the upcoming season as a
result of discounts received at the Shoe
Box in Black Earth, Wis.
University officials had requested
that the suspensions be spread across
the first 13 games of the season but the
NCAA denied that request.
Men's basketball head coach Dick
Bennett told the Associated Press lie
pnned on having Linton and Davis sit
the first eight games no matter
what, but said he wanted the option of
playing them open in case of injuries.
Jn addition to Davis and Linton,
women's basketball player Krista Bird
was also suspended for eight games.
Driver sentenced to jail
for death of Malik Sealy
"'MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -The driver
who killed Minnesota Timberwolves
swingman Malik Sealy in a wrong-
vyay car crash was sentenced
Wednesday to four years in prison.
Prosecutors asked for the four-
year term for Souksangouane
Phengsetie, 44, who told Judge
Andrew Danielson at the hearine in
Hennepin County District Court that
he was sorry for causing the acci-
t. Phengsene's blood-alcohol
content was almost twice the legal
limit at the time of the crash.
Lisa Sealy, the player's widow,
also asked Danielson to impose the
four-sear senence. She said Sealy's
death deprised her and their 3-sear-
old son of a husband and father.
"I implore you to give him the
Miaximum, but four years still isn't
u gh," she said.
7'uring to Phengsene, she said,
,'And I want to say to you, no matter
wbnal happens here today, God is
to give you your pUinisitet."
Disabled athletes file suit
against NYC marathon
NEW YORK (AP) - Six people
sued the organizers of the New York
'Cit Marathon on Wednesdav, sav-
0 the race discriminates against
disabled athletes.

T An organizer of the event for some
.0 abled athletes called the claim
1rihv frivolous.
Bob Laufer, coordinator of the
marathon's new wheelchair division,
said the lawsuit was filed in U.S.
District Court in Manhattan despite
the race's "amazing accommoda-
s to the disabled."
We treat them very, very well and
we end up with two lawsuits in two
years,"said Laufer, who also is the
general counsel for the New York
Road Runners Club, the race orga-
A year ago, a suit filed in
trooklyn federal court caused the
toad Runners Club to agree to a
:,prate wheelchair division and to
lard trophies to the winners at this
s Nov. 5 marathon.
he wheelchair racers will start at
10:20 a.m., a half hour before the
rest of the competitors.
Big Ten leaders
Passing Leaders
Crs urees Purdue 309.9yds/gm
Or5 nsonu M'chigan 221.8 yd/g
]Wstok Notwestern 189ysg
Kurt Kcttner Michigan St 184.8 yds/gm
Rushing Leaders
Micha Bennett Wisconsin 188.0yds/e
1),rmen Anderson Northwestern 1s7.9yds/gm
1 5J Dukttl Mica at. 148.a cc.'c'c
Anthon~yThos'R Michiga 13. s/gm
iere Combs On o St 98 2 yds/grn
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David Terrel Michigan sanruD/gm
Pn Jono inesota 889ysg
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'M' eyes Wildcats in Big Ten finale
By Sam Duwe The Wolverines also need to beat to show up now -- the one that scores
Daily Sports Writer the nonconference Wisconsin- quickly and maintains consistent
Milwaukee Panthers (8-7-1). pressure for the entire 90 minutes.
One has to fight the little koopa- And they need to look good going If that happens, fear might replace
troopas before they get into their match with the sparkle in the Notre Dame lep-
to Bowser - it's just THIS WEEKEND the Fighting Irish - if rechaun's eyes - or at least the sight
how the game works. MICHIGAN SOCCER FIELD Michigan can, topple of Michigan's leading scorers
The Michigan Who: Michigan(63&6) Notre Dame, an NCAA Stephanie Chavez and Kacy Beitel
women's soccer team vs. Northwestern(14, 2-7- playoff spot looks fea- will.
takes on Northwestern 1) and Wisconsin- sible. But neither game this weekend can
and Wisconsin- Milwaukee (7-1) "If we win the game be written off as an easy victory.
Milwaukee this weekend, when: 4 p.m.tomorrow vs. against Northwestern Michigan leads the all-time series
which are relatively cass Northwestern,1p.m. and Minnesota beats with Northwestern 5-2, but two goals
opponents compared to Sundayvs.Wisconsin- Wisconsin, we have a or fewer decided the last four games.
next Tuesdav's monster Milwaukee shot at getting a good "Northwestern has always been a
- undefeated Notre Latest: Michigan could clic- seed in the NCAA tour- big rival every year, regardless oh
Dame. nsh a second-place Sig Ten nament," Maier said. how they do," Maier said. "They'll
But nobody ever likes finish with awin against And it all could play us hard, and we have to do so in
thik aeadin he Nrhwestern in tomr
to think ahead in the rw'sonferenc e work, depending on return."
world of athletics. which team Michigan The Panthers have never played
They're always "taking it sends out to the field. Michigan before, but they are a per-
one game at a time." Besides, even They have two - the pretty good one feet 4-0 in the Midwestern Collegiate
the little turtles can be dangerous if and the great one. Conference and earned a spot in the
not kicked right. It's the better of the two that needs NCAA tournament last season.
But that being the case, the
Wolverines plan to vin.
Why'? Because they have to.
"We have to play with the intensity thtw r aaleo, sitn
that sve are capable of," assistant
coach Carrie Maier said.
"We have to play this game like it's P
out- last." r - si e s* ,
Which is funny, because in a sense,
it is. Northwestern (1-4 Big Ten, 2-7-
I overall) is the last game of the Big
Ten season and Michigan needs a win
to clinch a tic for second place in the P e Nt i
Hundreds of career deas from
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Coming off of a weekend in which it split two games, the Michigan women's soc-
cer team is looking to close out the Big Ten season in style against Northwestern.

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Thursday, October 19, 2000
Michigan Union
6-8:30 PM
(video, panel discussion,
network with grads)



Do you have what it takes to
be on Hollywood Squares?
We're looking for contestants
for our College Championship
Try-outs will be held at:
The Pond Room
Michigan Union
First Floor
Sunday October 22nd
11 AM and 2 PM
TV Arrive early!


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