General News Archive - July 10, 2003
Free agent Karl Malone, the NBA's second-leading all-time scorer, committed Thursday to join the Los Angeles Lakers, giving them a lineup with four superstars. "We've agreed to it; he's going to become a Laker," Malone's agent, Dwight Manley, said Thursday. "In his mind, he's already a Laker.
The Italian sausage was a hit with Randall Simon. In a bizarre scene during the popular sausage race at Miller Park, the Pittsburgh first baseman took his bat and delivered a two-handed chop that knocked over a woman dressed in costume Wednesday night.
Mexican authorities issued hurricane warnings and tourists took last-minute dips in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean on Thursday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Claudette churned toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
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