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     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,