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May 20, 2002
AllegedSexual advances and inappropriate comments by boxing promoter Don King, in a civil lawsuit filed by medical technician Deborah Klimo. She says King touched her breast and tried to kiss her as she did a chest X-ray on him at Cleveland Clinic in January. King denies the charges.
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May 20, 2002

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Alleged
Sexual advances and inappropriate comments by boxing promoter Don King, in a civil lawsuit filed by medical technician Deborah Klimo. She says King touched her breast and tried to kiss her as she did a chest X-ray on him at Cleveland Clinic in January. King denies the charges.

Died
After a battle with cancer, former Devils coach John Cunniff, 57, in Albany, N.Y. In February, Cunniff completed his record-tying third stint as an assistant on the U.S. Olympic team.

Answered
By the Virgin Mary, prayers of Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo for good health and a spot on the national team. While spending 18 months recovering from ligament damage in his right knee, Ronaldo, 25, repeatedly prayed to Mary to improve his lot. After he played two solid games and then was named to the national team, Ronaldo flew by helicopter to a shrine to the Virgin near Sao Paulo to say thank you.

Disputed
The designer of the Black Course in Bethpage, N.Y., site of next month's U.S. Open. The course, which opened in 1936, has been credited to A.W. Tillinghast, one of golf's top architects. But Joe Burbeck, 71, has long asserted that his father, Joseph Burbeck, who was superintendent of the Black Course from about 1929 to '64, designed it; June's Golf Digest recognizes Burbeck as the designer, citing, among other sources, a '59 book on Long Island state park history. David Catalano, director of Bethpage State Park, maintains Tillinghast was the architect.

Planned
By Zagat Survey, its first golf guide. The restaurant guide publisher will rely on responses posted on www.zagat.com to rate some 1,800 public courses in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The book is due in November.

Pelted
With rubber dildos, the ice at Tullio Arena, home of the Ontario Hockey League champion Erie (Pa.) Otters. Fans were honoring the team's top scorer, Cory Pecker, after the Otters beat the Barrie ( Ont.) Colts to win the title.

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