| LDS Rugby Player's Shocking Conduct May End Career
|LDS Rugby Player John Hopoate's professional career may
have ended this past week amid a storm of controversy. Hopoate reached an
agreement Sunday with his team, the Wests Tigers (in Australia's National
Rugby League), under which he resigned. The action came less than a week
after Hopoate was suspended from the league for 12 games for his unusual
method of distracting his opponents.
| A Potential Star's First Masters
|He is experiencing all the traditions in golf's most
traditional setting. Saturday and Sunday night he spent the night in the
Crow's Nest, the sleeping quarters in the clubhouse reserved for amateurs,
just like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. He had the chance to browse the
clubhouse golf library and visit the lockerroom reserved for past champions.
Monday he was honored at a banquet and Tuesday, except for the rain, he
would have played a practice round with Arnold Palmer and Sergio Garcia. And
yesterday he played in the annual three-par tournament.
| Christensen Part of Duke's National Title Team
|Junior Matt Christensen didn't play a lot, but
like his father and cousin, he's part of Duke's team. But unlike those Duke
players of the past, Christensen is on the team that won this year's NCAA
| Sports: Weir 2nd Again, Baseball Starts
|Canadian golfer Mike Weir shot a 5 under par
283 to take 2nd place in the Bell South Classic this past weekend,
marking the second time this season he has landed in second place.
Meanwhile, the work of the five Mormon pro basketball players was
eclipsed this past week by Matt Christensen of Duke University, whose
team won the NCAA championship. In addition, four of the six Mormon
baseball players prepared to start the season this week.
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