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Sportshorts for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012


Hawn makes

Ray Hawn of Oregon recorded a hole-in-one on Saturday, Nov. 3, on the 109-yard seventh hole at Sunset in Mount Morris. 

Hawn used a pitching wedge on a shot witnessed by Neil Antoine and Skip Gooch. It was his first hole-in-one.


Former AL president MacPhail dies

Lee MacPhail, a longtime baseball executive and former American League president, died Thursday night at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95.

MacPhail had been the oldest living member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. His father, Larry MacPhail, also is enshrined in Cooperstown, N.Y.

McGwire wouldn’t vote for himself 

Mark McGwire says that he wouldn’t vote himself into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

“No, not by the guidelines that they have now,”
McGwire said Friday on the Dan Patrick Show. “I’ll never fight it. I totally respect the Hall of Fame. I have never fought.”


Sex abuse case dropped against Fine

Federal prosecutors have ended their criminal investigation of former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

Fine was accused of molesting a child in 2002, but U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian said Friday that there was not enough evidence to pursue the case.

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