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Published June 1, 1995
TONY MEOLA, the U.S. Soccer Team's top goaltender since '89, was dropped from the team because his other pursuits have taken away from his game, according to U.S. Interim Coach Steve Sampson (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 6/1)....MICKEY MANTLE is undergoing tests at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas "as the result of a stomach ailment that hospitalized him Sunday" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/1).... MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS says he does not want PAT RILEY to go into next season without a contract extension. Riley has one year left in a five-year, $6M deal. Checketts: "I believe he will (be back)" (NEWSDAY, 6/1)....GEORGE FOREMAN said yesterday he would not fight EVANDER HOLYFIELD because "he can make just as much money against an opponent less dangerous than Holyfield." Foreman: "I won't fight Holyfield. It's cut and dried. Period. Now if you give me $25 million, we can move the period over a little bit" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/1)....Dodgers radio voice VIN SCULLY was profiled on "CBS This Morning." Asked if he considers himself a symbol of the game he replied, "Not in my house. I still take out the garbage" (CBS, 6/1).