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Royals: Owner Ewing Kauffman, who is battling bone cancer, named five people _ his son, Larry, a businessman; Gene A. Budig, chancellor of the University of Kansas; David Glass, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Mike Herman, financial adviser to Kauffman and the administrator of his charitable interests; Larry Kauffman, a local businessman; and Louis W. Smith, president of the Kansas City division of Allied Signal Inc. _ to run the team for eight years while they search for a permanent owner who will keep the Royals in Kansas City.

Yankees: Infielder Mike Gallego was placed on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Dave Silvestri was recalled from Triple-A Columbus.

Indians: Pitcher Alan Embree will undergo surgery on his left elbow next week.

All-Star Game: The House ethics committee said Major League Baseball's offer to sell tickets to members of Congress for the July 13 game in Baltimore does not constitute a bribe.

_ WIRE REPORTS

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