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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 28, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANDON June 2002 IN BRIEF Struggling Indians send Colon to Expos CLEVELAND The disappoint ing Cleveland Indians traded ace start ing pitcher Bartolo Colon to the sur prising Montreal Expos for first base man Lee Stevens in a sixplayer base ball trade last The Indians sent Colon and a player to be named to the Expos for Stevens and three minor league prospects shortstop Brandon pitcher Cliff Lee and outfielder Grady The who escaped baseballs plan to eliminate them in the have been one of the majors best suc cess stories this Despite a team thrown together in spring the Expos are 4136 and in the middle of the NL wildcard Colon was 104 with a ERA in 16 starts and was on his way to making the AllStar team for the second Press NFL fondue party turns into nightmare Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Jaret Holmes and punter Chris Hanson were severely burned when a fondue pot slipped and Both players have recovered from the which occurred while they were cooking at Hansons home earlier this Hanson sustained firstand second degree burns on both hands and his right He punts with his left Hanson said Holmes also sustained severe Hansons sustained sec ondand thirddegree burns that required skin It happened so Hanson told the Florida He said the fon due pot slipped onto the tile He said his wife has just returned home from a hospital burn Press Tennis players set to be tested for EPO LONDON The ATP Tour will begin blood testing for the banned enduranceenhancing substance EPO in August or pending approval by the players ATP spokesman David Higdon said yesterday the tour was now confident that testing for which raises the oxygencarrying capacity of the was at such an advanced level that the tour could begin As with guidelines set down by the International Olympic the blood test is done along with a urine test as If the blood test is positive for the urine sample is used to ver ify the blood We met with the player council on the Saturday before Higdon We feel we have definite support for AssociatedPress Openings in ProAm There are still opening for amateurs in the Advantage Hyundai ProAm golf tournament slated for the Wheat City course on July Entry fee is including a lunch beforehand and supper Players will be paired with a Manitoba The event is a 1 shotgun Sun ASSOCIATED PRESS Artist Leopeoldo Rios continues work yesterday on sand sculpture of the Brazilian soccer team on Copacobana Beach near Rio de Brazil meets Germany in the World Cup final in Japan early Sunday Third place significant BY NEIL DAVIDSON Canadian Press A look at the World Cup soccer thirdplace playoff Saturday South Korea 40 Turkey 22 Where South Daegu World Cup capacity TV 6 live 2 Storyline Consolation finals rarely inspire but both teams have enjoyed remarkable runs at the tournament and a thirdplace finish would mean some Teams have been two of the best stories at the South Korea Defender Choi Jin cheol and midfielder Kim Namil missed training sessions with ankle Forward Hwang Sunhong has also been Turkey When will coach Sunol Gunes introduce flamboyant forward JJhan Mansiz When will star striker Hakan Sukurs luck turn He has just three shots on goal in 500 minutes at the Players to Watch Turkish midfield erforward Hasan Sas is full of guile and has been one of the revelations of the The game could be a tale of two fine Turkeys Rustu who reportedly has drawn the interest of has proved to be a fine shotstopper and leads the tourna ment with 26 saves while giving up just four goals in six Lee Wqonjae has made 22 saves and let in only three goals in six South Korean defence will miss the classy Choi 4 if he cannot play but captain Hong Mjungbo 20 is Bayer Leverkusens Yaldiray Basturk pulls the strings in the Turkey Canadian Angle Winnipegs Hector Vergara caps a successful tournament by working his sixth game as assistant ref What to Look For South Koreans seemed to hit the wall against Germany with a whole country behind should be up for Turks are a smoothpassing side with plenty of tech nique and But will the thirdplace match get the attention of a Turkish side that was totally focused on the boys from Game probably marks the swan song of Korean coach Guus Odds Williams Hill lists the Koreans as 1110 favourites to win the while the Turks are a 21 Winnipeg ref still working Japan In a World Cup where the officiating has come under there have beenno com plaints about Canadian Hector And the Winnipeg assistant referee was rewarded yesterday for his perfor mance when he was assigned to work Saturdays thirdplace playoff between South Korea and Turkey in South Pierluigi the Italian referee known for his bald head and consistent will be in charge of the championship game Sunday between Brazil and Germany in refereed the highly antic ipated ArgentinaEngland match in the first with Vergara as one of his and the secondround clash between Japan and The Italian financial consultant recently appeared in an advertisement for German sportswear manufacturer Adidas but FIFA president Sepp Blatter said this hasnt affected FIFAs decision to appoint Collina as the referee for the finals since Adidas is one of the organi zations sponsors and provides the equipment for refs at the World I dont see any Blatter HECTOR VERGERA which is outfitted by will meet which wears Japan Brazils Three Rs were nominated yesterday for the Golden which goes to the best player of the World who leads the tournament with six who has and Ronaldinho were among the 10 The fourth Brazilian nom inee was wingback Robert which plays Brazil in Sundays championship had mid fielder Michael Ballack and goalkeeper Ora Dental offence bares its teeth The Ora Dental Marlins racked up 18 hits in a 123 ham mering of the Killarney Lakers in a Manitoba Senior Baseball League game played Wednesday night at Westbran The game was originally scheduled for last Scott EQady led the hit parade for the rapping a double and three scoring twice and driving two Teammate Mitch Stephens knocked in four runs with a pair of Also managing two hits for Ora Dental were Nate Andrews and Kevin both with a double and as well as Craig Anderson and Roger who both singled The Marlins jumped on Lakers starter Jace Manning for six runs in the first Manning allowed 11 runs in eight innings on 16 four walks and three hit Reed Eastley started for the surrendering one run in five He allowed four a walk and hit three bat Eastley also had four Hlady and Jeff Wiebe finished up with two innings apiece on the Landon Cory Hilhorst and Jeff Andries all sin gled twice in a losing The victory moved the Marlins into sole possession of sec ond place with a 951 two points ahead of Baldur Regals and Birde Blue Lastplace Killarney fell to Oak River Dodgers are at Baldur in tonights only Game time is 7 Brandon Sun Buy your Grad a set of wheels Grad Special 7275817 201 Rosser 18886524222 Oliver Kahn Ballack is sus pended for the final because of two yel low cards he received in the knockout Kahn has allowed one goal in six games and made several spectacular Kahn is the only keeper on the The winner will be announced on Japan Mexican defender Rafael sent off in the World Cup secondround match against the United was suspend ed by FIFA yesterday for four interna tional matches and fined Marquez was shown a straight red card two minutes from the end of regu lation time after hitting Cobi Jones with a high kick and a blow with his The United States won the game FIFA also slapped a twogame ban on Paraguayan midfielder Roberto who was redcarded in second half injury time of the secondround game against which the won Acuna was fined The suspensions will be served in competitive games at the continenta CPAP Propane Refills Tools Bobcats Excavators For Rent Propane Refills Ib tank Equipment Rental 393 Park Avenue 7298267 Toll Free 16867772700 McGill moves to Pack Ryan who coached the Kootenay Ice to a Memorial Cup tide this has taken a job as head coach of the Hartford Wolf has signed a twoyear contract to coach the New York Rangers American Hockey League farm He had recently signed a contract extension with the who won Western Hockey League champi onships two of the last three years under McGill had an escape clause in that contract should a profes sional opportunity This was a very tough decision to but just like the players I have aspirations to get to the next McGill said in a Professional coaching jobs do not come along every day and this is a great opportunity for both my family and who played in the NHL with Philadelphia and was promoted from assis tant to head coach of the Ice in 1997 when the team was based in His record with the Ice was 17413343 in the regular season and 4219 in the Sudbury Wolves drafted the first hockey player from Yugoslavia in the second round of the Canadian Hockey Leagues import draft Players have been drafted out of countries such as Slovenia and but never The Wolves picked 200pound centre Marko Kovacevic with the 59th Kovacevic played for the VojvodinaNovasad hockey club this past season and is eli gible for the NHL draft in Yesterdays second round concluded the annual import draft in which all 55 CHL teams had the opportunity to select European Each team is allowed a maximum of two import players per The Brandon Wheat Kings drafted 18yearold defenceman Ole Tollefson of Norway with the ninth overall pick then took 17yearold left winger Richard Jasovsky of Slovakia with the 54th pick of the first This years draft was heavy on play ers from the Czech Republic with 29 of the 73 players chosen from that Others were from Finland and TORONTO The Canadian Hockey League has adopted the auto matic icing rule for the 20022003 sea son and also stiffened the punishment for a player taking a major penalty for charging or Game misconducts will be given to a player assessed a major penalty for charging or particularly if there has been a blow to the head dur ing the The league 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