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DALLAS COACHING SEARCH: Four people are in the running to be the next Dallas Cowboys head coach, and owner Jerry Jones says one of them could have the job by Wednesday.

"I'm not going to give his name, but I am very close," Jones said during a visit to Springfield on Sunday, when he was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

Among those in the running, he said, are three whose names have already surfaced in news reports: Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Sherman Lewis, former UCLA head coach Terry Donahue and former San Francisco 49ers coach George Seifert. He declined to name the fourth.

WALKER STILL SERIOUS: Hall of Fame running back Doak Walker remained in serious condition Sunday from skiing injuries that left him paralyzed. Walker, 71, fell Friday on an intermediate trail at Steamboat Springs.


WORLD CUP: At Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Austria's Hermann Maier won his fourth straight super-G Sunday in the final World Cup race before the Olympics, beating countryman Hans Knauss by 0.91 seconds.

Maier has 10 victories this season, and Austrians have won 22 of 30 races. On Saturday, Austria's Andreas Schifferer won a downhill.


CANADIENS ACQUIRE ZALAPSKI: The Montreal Canadiens acquired defenseman Zarley Zalapski and Jonas Hoglund from the Calgary Flames on Sunday night for right wing Valeri Bure and future con-sid-er-a-tions.


JOPPY RECLAIMS WBA TITLE: William Joppy reclaimed the WBA middleweight championship Saturday night, outpointing Julio Cesar Green in a unanimous decision. Joppy improved to 25-1-1, and Green dropped to 22-3.

- Bernard Hopkins retained the IBF middleweight title Saturday night, stopping Simon Brown in the sixth round. Hopkins is 34-2-1.

Track and field

60-METER RECORD: Maurice Greene, the world champion at 100 meters, matched the indoor 60 record Sunday, clocking 6.41 seconds. He equaled the mark set by Andre Cason in 1992 at Madrid, Spain.


U.S. TOPS CUBA: At Oakland, Calif., Eric Wynalda had a goal and an assist as the United States beat Cuba 3-0 on Sunday in the first round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Roy Wegerle and Joe-Max Moore also scored.

Auto racing

24 HOURS OF DAYTONA: Italian businessman Gianpiero Moretti combined with two-time Indy 500 winner Arie Luyendyk, Didier Theys and Mauro Baldi to win the 24-Hours of Daytona on Sunday. Moretti's Ferrari 333 SP covered 711 laps and 2,531.16 miles.