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MAGIC SURRENDERING PART OF HIS LAKER SALARY

MAGIC SURRENDERING PART OF HIS LAKER SALARY

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Magic Johnson has voluntarily surrendered part of his salary so the Los Angeles Lakers could acquire guard Terry Teagle under the NBA's salary cap limits, General Manager Jerry West revealed.

The amount of money Johnson gave up was not disclosed, but an informed source said it was ``a substantial amount, in six figures.' The 31-year-old guard reportedly will earn $3.1 million next season.Seattle SuperSonics guard Dale Ellis testified in his drunk driving trial he was driving too fast before he crashed his car last January, but that he was not intoxicated.

The Los Angeles Dodgers won the coin toss for the home-field advantage in a one-game playoff should the National League West wind up in a first-place tie.

The Dodgers were represented by executive vice president Fred Claire, the Cincinnati Reds by general manager Bob Quinn. The Reds led the Dodgers by 3 1/2 games going into Thursday night's action.

The Washington Redskins placed quarterback Mark Rypien on the injured reserve list and activated Gary Hogeboom to replace him on the roster.

Rypien damaged ligaments in his left knee in Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.

Zeke Mowatt, the New England Patriots tight end who a female reporter says sexually harassed her in the team's locker room, has been called before NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue to explain his actions.

Atlanta Falcons running back Steve Broussard, injured in Sunday's loss to San Francisco, returned to the practice field and said he'd be ready for the team's next game.

The Goodwill Games, which lost $70 million in its first two editions, will go forward in 1994 in the Soviet cities of Moscow and Leningrad, Turner Broadcasting System Inc. decided.

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