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SPORTS BRIEFS

Baseball

ANGELS-PHILLIES SWAP: The Phillies traded veteran outfielder Dave Gallagher to California for minor-league outfielder Kevin Flora and a player to be named.

Basketball

SMITS INJURED: Indiana Pacers center Rik Smits was released from a Binghamton, N.Y., hospital after being treated for injuries suffered when he was thrown from an all-terrain vehicle. Smits, 28, sustained a concussion in the accident, which occurred Tuesday on his property near Walton, N.Y. He was driving when he hit an object in the trail and was thrown over the handlebars of his ATV, but was wearing a helmet.

Tennis

ATP CHAMPIONSHIP: Boris Becker played his first singles match since dropping the Wimbledon final to Pete Sampras, and again lost, to Jan Siemerink of the Netherlands 7-5, 7-6 (9-7) at the ATP Championship in Mason, Ohio.

Top-seeded Andre Agassi downed Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-5), 6-1, and two-time defending champion and fourth-seeded Michael Chang ousted qualifier Alex O'Brien 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the second round.

ACURA CLASSIC: Top-seeded Arantxa Sanchez Vicario of Spain advanced to the third round of the $430,000 Acura Classic at Manhattan Beach, Calif., when Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel defaulted her second-round match because of food poisoning.

Second-seeded Conchita Martinez of Spain advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating Julie Halard of France, 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 6-3.

Olympics

TV TIME: ESPN and ESPN2 will televise 77 hours of U.S. Olympic Trials next year, including 18 hours of track and field.

Diving

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Olympic champion Mark Lenzi made a successful return to diving, easily qualifying for the 3-meter finals at the Phillips 66 National Championships.

In the women's 10-meter platform, Eileen Richetelli easily won the semifinals with 496.65 points. Brian Earley won the men's platform semifinals with 620.46.

Bowling

TOURNAMENTS: Junction Lanes is sponsoring its Harvest Days/Coors tournaments Friday through Sunday. The adult doubles - two men and two women or one man and one woman - has a guaranteed $500 prize. Squad times are 6 and 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

The junior tournament features five $100 scholarships, with four games over eight lanes. Squad times for the handicapped competition is 11 am. and 2 p.m. Friday.

For reservations and information, call 255-6841.