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'Thug' remark sparks effort to fire regent

HELENA, Mont., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A group of University of Montana fans say they have begun a petition to have a college regent removed for his remark that "thugs" were on the UM football team.

Orlando Magic founder battling cancer

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Pat Williams, founder and executive vice president of the Orlando Magic, has confirmed that he has bone cancer.

Court rules against players in doping case

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- An appellate court Tuesday ruled against Minnesota Vikings defensive tackles Kevin and Pat Williams in their long-running legal battle against the NFL.
Justices reject NFL suspension dispute

Justices reject NFL suspension dispute

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to review a suspension dispute between two players and the National Football League.
Judge delays Vikings' suspensions

Judge delays Vikings' suspensions

MINNEAPOLIS, May 21 (UPI) -- Kevin and Pat Williams, the "Williams Wall" of the Minnesota Vikings, will not have to serve suspensions until their appeals are done, a judge ruled Friday.

Court rules Minnesota tackles can play

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Minnesota defensive tackles Kevin and Pat Williams can play before a decision on whether they used a banned substance, a federal appellate court ruled Friday.

Report: Judge blocks NFL suspensions

MINNEAPOLIS, July 9 (UPI) -- A Minnesota judge blocked the proposed suspensions of defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams of the Vikings, the Minneapolis Star Tribune said.

Report: Vikings players used a diuretic

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Vikings defensive tackles Kevin and Pat Williams used a diuretic to make their earmarked weight, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

Suspended NFL performers to keep playing

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Minnesota judge Thursday extended his injunction allowing five suspended players to play despite apparently violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Report: Judge blocks NFL suspensions

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Minnesota has blocked the NFL's suspensions of five players, who had allegedly violated league's anti-doping policy.
Judge stops suspensions of two Vikings

Judge stops suspensions of two Vikings

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- NFL officials said they would fight a Minnesota judge's ruling that blocked the suspension of Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams.

NFL suspends 6 for 'masking agents'

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The NFL said Tuesday it is suspending six players without pay for four games for violating its Policy on Anabolic Steroids and Related Substances.

Vikings trade picks for Chiefs' Allen

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23 (UPI) -- Jared Allen, who led the NFL with 15 1/2 sacks last season, has been traded from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Minnesota Vikings.

Analysis: New heyday for Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- As Hollywood prepares to make a new movie biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, a new report finds that -- a half century after Robinson broke the color line in the big leagues -- the percentage of black players in Major League Baseball is at a 25
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: How to be like Walt

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic Vice President Pat Williams has written another book in his "How to Be Like" series, this one an examination of the late entertainment legend Walt
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Orlando wins NBA draft lottery

SECACUS, N.J., May 26 (UPI) -- The Orlando Magic won the NBA draft lottery for the third time Wednesday night and will have the first pick in the June 24 draft.

NFL: Tennessee 28, Buffalo 26

NASHVILLE, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Billy Volek threw for 295 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another Sunday afternoon to lead Tennessee to a 28-26 win over Buffalo.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Adams signs with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., March 24 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills continued to revamp their defense Monday, agreeing to a contract with free agent defensive tackle Sam Adams.

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Magic GM gets contract extension

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Having secured coach Doc Rivers' presence in April, the Orlando Magic on Thursday signed general manager John Gabriel to a contract extension through the 2004-0
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