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A roundup of the week July 8-14

July 22, 1985
July 22, 1985

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A roundup of the week July 8-14

Compiled by BAILEY BREENE

BOWLING—DENNIS JACQUES won $16,000 and the Southern California Open title by defeating Amleto Monacelli 212-146 in Riverside.

This is an article from the July 22, 1985 issue Original Layout

BOXING—Undefeated MILT McCRORY knocked out Carlos Trujillo of Panama in the third round to retain his WBC welterweight title in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

CREW—The U.S.S.R. took first place in the eights heavyweight competition at the Lucerne International Rowing Regatta with a time of 5:40.34, five seconds faster than the runner-up Oklahoma City Rowing Club. Princeton placed third, :5.95 back.

PRO FOOTBALL—The Baltimore Stars defeated the Oakland Invaders 28-24 to win their second consecutive USFL title, at the Meadowlands (page 22).

GOLF—KATHY BAKER shot an eight-under-par 280 to win the U.S. Women's Open in Springfield, N.J. by three strokes over runner-up Judy Clark. Baker earned $41,975 for her first tour victory (page 28).

Mark Weibe won $90,000 and his first PGA Tour event by defeating John Mahaffey on the first hole of sudden death at a tournament in Williamsburg, Va. The two were tied after regulation play at 273, 11 under par.

HARNESS RACING—ON THE ROAD AGAIN ($2.60), with Buddy Gilmour in the sulky, took the George Morton Levy Memorial Pace at Roosevelt Raceway by 6¾ lengths over Caramore. The 4-year-old colt, who won $72,500, took the mile event with a time of 1:55[2/5].

Sherman Almahurst ($12.80), driven by Sonny Patterson, beat Laughs by three-quarters of a length to win the Peter Haughton Memorial Pace at Roosevelt Raceway. The 2-year-old colt, who earned $133,850 in winning his fifth straight start, covered the mile in 1:59.

HORSE RACING—LA LORGNETTE ($9.60), David Clark up, became the first filly in 18 years to win the Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, defeating Imperial Choice by 2¾ lengths. The 3-year-old, who earned $174,504 for the victory, ran the 1¼ miles in 2:04[3/5].

My Habitony ($3.60), with Darrel McHargue in the saddle, beat French Legionnaire by half a length to win $118,300 and the Bel Air Handicap at Hollywood Park. The 5-year-old ran the 1‚⅛ miles in 1:48.

Dontstop Themusic, ridden by Angel Cordero Jr., won the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park by three-quarters of a length over Salt Spring. The 5-year-old winner, who earned $110,000, covered the 1‚⅛ miles in 1:47[4/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—HANS STUCK of West Germany and DEREK BELL of England, in a Porsche, won a 600-mile endurance car race in Hockenheim, West Germany, defeating runners-up Massimo Sigala of Italy and Oscar Larrauri of Argentina, who drove a Brun-Porsche. Stuck and Bell covered the 147 laps in 5:23:00.63 to win by 39.96 seconds.

TENNIS—Defending champion JOAKIM NYSTROM defeated Andreas Maurer 6-4, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 to win $30,000 and the Swiss Open title in Gstaad.

Tom Gullikson earned $20,000 by upsetting John Sadri 6-3, 7-6 at a Grand Prix tournament in Newport, R.I.

TRACK & FIELD—SERGEI BUBKA of the Soviet Union set a world pole vault record of 19'8¼" at a meet in Paris, eclipsing his mark set last August by 2½ inches.

WATER SKIING—SAMMY DUVALL of Windermere, Fla. placed first in the men's overall standings at the 27th Masters Water Skiing Tournament at Callaway Gardens, in Pine Mountain, Ga. DEENA BRUSH of Sacramento won the women's title.

MILEPOSTS—ACQUIRED: By the Boston Red Sox, lefthanded pitcher TIM LOLLAR, 29, from the Chicago White Sox, for outfielder REID NICHOLS, 26.

CLOSED: After 71 years of operation, Maryland's Bowie Race Course, which introduced winter racing in the East. The track will be converted into a training facility.

DECIDED: By the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, to partially lift a worldwide ban against British soccer clubs, allowing them to play foreign clubs in England or overseas. FIFA had barred the clubs from any competition outside England after the deaths of 38 fans during a riot at the European Cup final in Brussels last May. The FIFA ban against British clubs playing in Europe remains in effect.

DISMISSED: BOB WEINHAUER, 45, as basketball coach at Arizona State, where he had a 44-45 record in three years on the job.

INDUCTED: By the International Tennis Hall of Fame, ARTHUR ASHE, 42, of the U.S.; FRED STOLLE, 46, of Australia; ANN HAYDON JONES, 46, of Britain; and the late British tennis writer, DAVID GRAY. Ashe, a winner of the U.S. Open, the Australian Open and Wimbledon, was the first black man to be inducted.

NAMED: Unanimously by the Professional Football Writers of America as the USFL's Most Valuable Player, New Jersey General running back HERSCHEL WALKER, who rushed for 2,411 yards to break the pro football single-season rushing mark of 2,105 set last season by the Los Angeles Rams' Eric Dickerson.

As USFL Coach of the Year, ROLLIE DOTSCH, 52, whose Birmingham Stallions won the 1985 Eastern Conference championship.

Pat McBride, 41, former coach of the Kansas City Comets, as coach of the MISL's St. Louis Steamers, replacing Dave Clements, who was dismissed earlier in the week.

REJECTED: By the International Amateur Athletic Federation, applications by Chicago Bear wide receiver WILLIE GAULT and San Francisco 49er wide receiver RENALDO NEHEMIAH to reinstate their eligibility for track and field competition, which both forfeited when they signed pro football contracts; at a meeting of the IAAF, in Vouliangmeni, Greece.

RETIRED: ISAAC CURTIS, 34, 12-year Cincinnati Bengal receiver, who set club records with 417 passes caught and 7,106 yards gained.

After 11 NFL seasons, Pittsburgh linebacker JACK LAMBERT, 33, who was a member of the Steelers' four Super Bowl championship teams.

Sabre defenseman DAVE MALONEY, 28, who played 10 seasons for the New York Rangers before being traded to Buffalo last December.

SIGNED: By the Detroit Red Wings, to a four-year contract reportedly worth $1 million, free agent forward WARREN YOUNG, 29, who had 40 goals and 32 assists last year for the Pittsburgh Penguins.