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Angry golfer attacks players

A golfer, angered by a breach of links etiquette by two other players, was charged with striking one with his club and, when its head broke off, stabbing the other man with the broken end. Hugo Torres, 33, was arrested Thursday at Sabal Palm Golf Course in Tamarac on two counts of aggravated battery, the Broward County Sheriff's Department reported. He was released Friday after posting a $10,000 bond. Howard Polley, 33, was taken by sheriff's helicopter to Broward General Hospital for treatment of a neck wound. He remained there Saturday in fair condition. Police said Torres and two friends were on the seventh hole when Polley and John Tennyson, 30, who was driving a golf cart, played through without asking permission. There was an argument and Torres struck Tennyson on the back with his club. Polley then swung his club at Torres, who blocked it with his club, breaking off the head. Police said Torres then stabbed Polley.

RUNNING: Tecla Loroupe, winner of several small races in Europe this year, made her United States debut by winning the Advil Mini Marathon in 32 minutes, 31 seconds, against a stellar international field in New York City. Carolyn Schuwalow finished second in 32:49.

BASKETBALL: Germany edged Team USA 86-85 when Donyell Marshall missed a 5-footer with five seconds to play in Frankfurt, Germany, sending the team of college players to the second loss of its five-game European tour. Henning Harnish scored the winning basket, tipping in a missed jumper from former NBA center Christian Welp.

VOLLEYBALL: The United States defeated Russia 7-15, 13-15, 15-13, 17-16, 17-15 in the women's world volleyball Grand Prix series in Sydney, Australia. The U.S. won the bronze medal and Russia the silver in the '92 Olympics. Olympic champion Cuba beat China 14-16, 15-3, 15-8, 15-13. The top six teams play in the finals in Hong Kong next weekend.

SOCCER: Hertha BSC Amateurs _ a team of lawyers, doctors, machinists and factory workers _ just missed pulling off one of the biggest upsets in history, playing a team of highly paid professionals even for 77 minutes before losing 1-0 in the final of the German Cup in Berlin. Ulf Kirsten's second-half goal gave Bayer Leverkusen a 1-0 win. Brazilian player Julio Cesar returned home after $150,000 in cash and watches were stolen from his hotel room Thursday in Washington as Brazil played Germany to a 3-3 tie in the U.S. Cup '93.

ET CETERA: Former Clemson assistant football coach Lars Eric Beckman was arrested on charges of committing lewd acts with three girls under the age of 14 during the past two years, authorities in Pickens, S.C., said Friday. In cycling, Miguel Indurain of Spain headed into today's 109-mile finale of the Tour of Italy with a 58-second lead on Piotre Ugromov of Latvia.

_ Compiled by Felecia Rosser

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