Milestones Jul. 17, 2000

RETIRING. LARRY SMITH, 55, two-star general accused of sexual harassment by Lieut. General Claudia Kennedy, the U.S. Army's highest-ranking woman officer; in Washington. Smith requested retirement after being reprimanded by the Army.

DIED. FRED LANE, 24, promising but troubled running back for the Indianapolis Colts; shot by his wife during a marital dispute at their home in Charlotte, N.C. The couple had a baby two weeks ago; last week Lane had been indicted for possession of marijuana.

DIED. CORY ERVING, 19, son of basketball legend Julius ("Dr. J") Erving; in Sanford, Fla. Missing since May 28, he was found in his...

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