Evander Holyfield will defend his newly won heavyweight title against George Foreman for $20-million, Dan Duva, his promoter said Tuesday. Foreman will get $12.5-million. Duva said no decision had been made on a site or date, but he confirmed that Caesars Palace in Las Vegas had offered a site fee of $10-million to $12-million. "I'm meeting with the Trump people today," Duva said. In London, promoter Frank Warren said Foreman would have a tune-up fight on Dec. 5 in Britain. He said no opponent had been selected. . . . Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson took the witness stand Tuesday and categorically denied allegations that he roughed up a woman at a dance club. Speaking softly but assuredly, Tyson said he did not even recognize the woman whose multimillion-dollar lawsuit against him is being tried in Manhattan's federal court. Sandra Miller, 26, of New York, claims Tyson fondled her against her will, cursed at her and shoved her on Dec. 10, 1988, at Bentley's Disco in Manhattan. . . . The estranged wife of Sugar Ray Leonard has charged him with adultery and physical abuse and humiliation, according to recently unsealed court files of the couple's divorce proceedings in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville, Md. A court hearing is scheduled Friday before Judge William C. Miller on Juanita Leonard's request to increase monthly payments for alimony and child support from $12,000 to $50,000.Mike Hill wins Senior PGA Shoot-out
Mike Hill tapped in a short birdie putt on the final hole Tuesday to beat Charles Coody and win $50,000 in the Senior PGA Shoot-out Championship. Hill and Coody were the only survivors in the nine-man field heading to the par-5 ninth hole at Ventana Canyon Golf Club in Tuscon, Ariz. Bruce Crampton finished third and won $16,000.
NASCAR finale day at DeSoto canceled
A lack of sponsorship has forced the cancellation of Sunday's finale day of the NASCAR All-American Challenge Series at DeSoto Speedway in Bradenton. This is the second year in a row the race has been canceled. Sunday's race was to be the culmination of the Florida Triple Crown that begins Friday night at Volusia County Speedway with the East Coast Classic 150 and continues Saturday night at Sunshine Speedway with the Gulf Coast Classic 125. Those races will still be held. Last year'r race was canceled because of a massive fuel spill in the track's pit area. Danny Sullivan will drive next year for Patrick Racing and Alfa Romeo. The announcement was a matter of speculation since August when Sullivan was told he was out by Penske Racing.
Also worth mentioning
The University of Maryland this week will submit to the NCAA a report that will detail infractions by basketball coach Gary Williams and the school's self-imposed punishment, the athletic director Andy Geiger announced. Williams has admitted that he watched the team practice last year before the NCAA-ordained Oct. 15 start-up date. The school made public the violation and, in an effort to make restitution, delayed the start of practice by five days this year. . . . Ben Johnson, who was stripped of the gold medal he won in the 100-meter dash at the 1988 Olympic for using steroids, has signed to run in the Sunkist Invitational indoor track meet in January. It will be the first appearance in the United States for Johnson since his two-year suspension ended last month. . . . USF's Roy Weinberg advanced to the round of 16 at the Volvo All American qualifier in Athens, Ga., by defeating Jack Waite of Wisconsin 6-0, 6-7, 6-3. All-star high school baseball teams from Pinellas, Hillsborough and Polk counties will play in a round-robin tournament this week at Doc Nance Field in Tampa (North Boulevard near Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive). Polk will play Pinellas today at 7 p.m., Hillsborough will face Polk on Thursday at 7 p.m. and then Pinellas and Hillsborough will meet Friday at 6. Admission is $4 per game or a three-game pass is available for $10. . . . Midfielder John Harkes became the ninth U.S. soccer player to sign with a European club when he agreed to a contract with Sheffield of the English second division. Jeanne Maiden held a 68-pin lead after the third round of the $40,000 Western Open in Albuquerque, N.M. . . . Edwin Moses, two-time Olympic gold medalist in the intermediate hurdles, was named to serve as the brakeman for the No. 1 U.S. bobsled team in today's two-man competition at a World Cup event in Calgary, Canada. He will share a sled with driver Brian Shimer of Naples, Fla. . . . The Florida State volleyball team defeated Florida 15-5, 15-6, 15-13 at Tully Gymnasium in Tallahassee.
_ Compiled by Kim Pendery.