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Published October 25, 1995
The inaugural Canadian Senior Open has been added to the '96 Senior PGA Tour schedule. It will be held from June 13-16 at Hamilton Golf & Country Club in Ontario with a $1.1M purse (USA TODAY, 10/25)....Dorna USA has signed State Farm as an official sponsor of the WTA Tour Championships by Corel in Madison Square Garden from November 13-19. The deal includes courtside signage, and spots on ABC, Prime Network and MSG Network telecasts (Dorna USA)...The 13,101 fans at Monday's CISL playoff game between Monterrey and Sacramento at Arco Arena was the second largest in CISL playoff history (CISL)....Mike Tyson, on the state of boxing and his upcoming fight: "I don't necessarily see it in such a bad state, it's just the fact that you people have been spoiled seeing me fight and be champion for so long. ... I've been gone for four years. If I was competing and fighting constantly for four years, you guys wouldn't even consider these fights competitive, you wouldn't even come to see the fights probably" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 10/24).... Spurs Center David Robinson on the replacement NBA refs: "I definitely want the NBA to get the regular officials out there. It's too close to the season to have this kind of silliness going on" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 10/24).