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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                Soundbite He needs to be taught a lesson Troy is going to be bleeding all over the Its going to be Mathias Mad Dog who boxes Bombers kicker Troy Westwood tonight SPORTS ON TV C7 SPORTS Scorecard I NHL Ottawa 3 Columbus Jersey 2 Toronto 2 Philadelphia Islanders 1 Pittsburgh 1 Florida 3 Detrdit4 3 OT San Jose 7 Dallas 4 Washington 0 Los Angeles 2 Vancouver 3 OT Edmonton 3 IIHL Manitoba 4 I NBA Orlando 114 Detroit 105 Milwaukee 102 Philadelphia 112 Utah 106 Phoenix 104 Cleveland 1 LA Clippers 101 New Jersey 86 Atlanta 98 LA Lakers 97 New York 90 Minnesota 96 Inbrief MATT MOVED V ASSOCIATED PRESS Don and Chinese official announce plans title fight to be held in King plans heavyweight title fight for China NEW YORK AP Don who niodestly 30 J yearjourney through boxing with Map TsetflngsLbng plans tff promote the first heavyweight title fight in Mao really taught me howto survive jn this King said yesterdayin announcing V match in Beijing featuringthe winner of Evander WB A title defence against John March 3 at1 Las An named The tentative Calling the fight a in relations between China and United Kiiig said he planned to invite iny good friend President George Bush andmybrother Colin V Kuigwill coprdradte the fight WaTf Interna tional Sports Media of v i 82yearold woman sinks two holes in one k youc Mart outVTiger Evely4 Tucci an the low J00 one during one round pf ft praVed ttiat before I died 1 were answered at the Crystal used a fourwood to ace the If 2 bole to jngtiard Tjicci up at the We and swung And sank her AscjprdtagtoaMarch2000 makipg two holes in one during to FEBRUARY 2001 C1 CLASSIFIED C10 DEATHS C9 EDITOR Buzz Currie 6977285 sports@freepress.mb.ca PHIL HOSSACK I WINNIPEG FflEE PRESS Moose winger Scott Morrow tangles with Cleveland defenceman Mike Matteucci last night in firstperiod IHL action at Winnipeg Moose bust the slump By Tim Campbell THE nosediving Manitoba Moose needed a some times to score three The slumpbusters who showed up on Arena ice last night needed less than 10 minutes to turn such trick and Theyre 1 in the West again after chopping down Lumberjacks MOOSE 4 not surpris their eightgame losing streak was ended with a 41 vic tory over the Cleveland The Moose gave up the first goal to the a firstperiod powerplay marker by Pavel and then roared back with one in the second and three more after the 10minute mark of fhe third to record their first win since in Kansas The combined with Utah and Kansas City losses last vaulted the team back into first place in the IHLs Western Con ference with a We found a way to its something that we havent done for a long Steve Brule mark of 27156 and games in I still think we can play better than that but the bottom line is we found a way to win a game and its something that we havent done for a long said Moose centre Steve who delivered the winning goal and a major relief treatment to the Moose locker room with his fouronfour shot at of the third He received a drop pass from line mate Dan Kesa and wired a cross low wrist shot to the stick side of Cleveland goalie Zac Ive been playing with Kes fouron four all year and I know hes a good Brule So I was ready to make a move to the outside and come back inside and I just tried to put it on Maybe the goalie didnt see it right away because there was a defenceman in front of IT was the only evenstrength goal by the Moose on the evening but for a they won the man advantage Powerplay goals by Justin Kurtz in the second period and Young in the third went with Bruce Richardsons shorthanded marker to delight the crowd of Continued Please See SLUMP OVER C2 Jays creating soap White Sox GM says Controversy over trade for injured Sirotka fosters bitter feelings between teams By Dan Ralph side of baseball not nor mally seen was aired yesterday as the Mike Sirotka soap opera went During a news conference carried live in Canada on The Chicago gener al manager Ken Inside I Anonymous I Teams break out Williams attacked the Toronto Blue Jays conduct since acquiring the ailing left I hate because I really wanted to be above the he shesaid type of said anger clearly evident in his But Ive been reduced to and I resent This is starting to appear as some sad soap Adding to the circus Williams and Toronto general manager Gord Ash held separate news confer ences yesterday to discuss the Sirotka saga after the release of a report from James Andrews Ash wants compensation for Williams doesnt believe he should have to give up another a renowned specialist from examined Sirotka and concluded yesterday that surgery was not an immediate solution but could be a longterm Sirotka has a partially torn rotator cuff and damaged Toronto obtained Sirotka from Chica go on 14 in a sixplayer deal that sent veteran lefthander David Wells to the White Although Sirotka passed his first physical with the a second test showed a possible torn The Blue Jays say Sirotka wont be able to start spring he will undergo two weeks of vigorous exercise and followed by a HO Ken Williams answers questions about the Mike Sirotka throwing He will then be re evaluated to determine how long he will be Williams maintained yesterday that Sirotkas injury is the same one that has caused him to start slowly the last two That was of little solace to who said he asked Williams for com pensation and if the two cant agree by weeks he will ask Selig to inter Thats fine with a former Blue Im all for the truth coming out and things being settled along those if thats what it Williams I from hearing what Gord has to say and knowing my position on thatsxwhat its going to Ash doesnt believe the White Sox knowingly misled Toronto officials about Sirotkas But the fact remains that the Jays didnt get the player they bargained What we have is a situation with a player that is and whether it was known or that doesnt change the reality that he cant do for us what we thought he Ash said during a conference And we look for the White Sox to make us whole in that To make things Mike a minorleague pitcher Toronto also acquired in the Wells has a right shoulder injury worse than previously Chicago has reportedly offered to replace Williams with another minor league Canadian Press   

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