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A roundup of the week Aug. 5-11

Aug. 19, 1985
Aug. 19, 1985

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Aug. 19, 1985

PGA Championship
Dieter Brock
Pete Rose
Baseball
Spencer-Devlin
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

A roundup of the week Aug. 5-11

Compiled by BAILEY BREENE

ARCHERY—RICK McKINNEY of Glendale, Ariz., the silver medalist at the 1984 Olympics, scored 2,624 points to defeat '84 Olympic gold medalist Darrell Pace of Hamilton, Ohio by 51 points and won the National Target championship in Oxford, Ohio. TERRI PESHO of Phoenix won the women's division with 2,487 points, 11 more than runner-up Trena King of Cutlerville, Mich.

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BOWLING—BILLY YOUNG won $18,000 at a PBA event in Windsor, Ontario by defeating Bobby Jacks 236-226.

BOXING—HECTOR (MACHO) CAMACHO scored a unanimous 12-round decision over defending champion José Luis Ramírez to win the WBC lightweight title in Las Vegas (page 24).

In Las Vegas, TREVOR BERBICK of Canada retained his USBA heavyweight crown by winning a unanimous decision over Mitch Green of Bronx, N.Y.

Miguel Lora, the undefeated challenger from Colombia, scored a decision over Daniel Zaragoza of Mexico to win the WBC bantamweight championship in Miami.

CYCLING—FRANCESCA GALLI of Italy set a women's world record for 100 kilometers, in Milan, with a time of 2:31:28.37, eclipsing by nearly six minutes the three-month-old record of countrywoman Cristina Menuzzo.

GOLF—HUBERT GREEN shot a six-under-par 278 to win the PGA championship at the Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver by two strokes over Lee Trevino (page 20).

Nancy Lopez defeated Valerie Skinner by 10 strokes to win $31,500 and the Henredon Classic title in High Point, N.C. Her 20-under-par 268 broke Hollis Stacy's LPGA record for 72 holes of 271 set eight years ago.

Michiko Hattori of Japan defeated Cheryl Stacy of Findlay, Ohio, 5-and-4 to win the 85th U.S. women's amateur championship at the Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh.

HARNESS RACING—MARAUDER ($35), driven by Dick Richardson Jr., won the one-mile Adios at The Meadows in Meadow Lands, Pa. Nihilator finished fourth to Marauder in the first heat, his second defeat in 24 career starts. The champion pacer won the second heat before being scratched by his owners in the final race-off.

HORSE RACING—MOM'S COMMAND ($3.20), with Abigail Fuller in the saddle, won the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Race Track by four lengths over Fran's Valentine. The filly triple crown winner, who earned $84,000 for the victory, covered the 1¼ miles in 2:03[1/5].

MOTORCYCLING—FREDDIE SPENCER of Shreveport, La. won the world 500cc championship by riding his Honda to victory at the Swedish Grand Prix in Anderstorp. Spencer, the first rider to win the 250cc and the 500cc titles the same year, finished in 49:26.73 to defeat Eddie Lawson of Upland, Calif., who was on a Yamaha, by nearly 23 seconds.

MOTOR SPORTS—BILL ELLIOTT, in a Ford Thunderbird, averaged 137.430 mph over the two-mile Michigan International Speedway high-banked oval in Brooklyn, Mich. to defeat Darrell Waltrip, driving a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, by 4.9 seconds and win a 400-mile NASCAR race, his ninth victory this season.

Harry Gant won the International Race of Champions title by driving his Chevrolet Camaro to victory at the final IROC event this season, also held at Michigan International Speedway. Gant averaged 153.257 mph over the two-mile course to beat runner-up Terry Labonte in an equally prepared Chevy.

ROAD RACING—KEITH BRANTLY of Gainesville, Fla. won The Athletics Congress national 10K championship in 28:39, in Asbury Park, N.J. GRETE WAITZ of Norway won the women's division with a course-record time of 32:30.

SWIMMING—MATT BIONDI of Moraga, Calif. twice broke the world record in the 100-meter freestyle and set an American record in the 200 free at the U.S. Long Course Championships in Mission Viejo, Calif. (page 26).

Michael Gross of West Germany lowered his two-month-old world record in the 200-meter butterfly by .36 second at the European championships in Sofia, Bulgaria with a clocking of 1:56.65.

TENNIS—JOHN McENROE beat Ivan Lendl 7-6, 6-2 to win $40,000 and a tournament in Stratton, Vt.

Chris Evert Lloyd won $40,000 and her fourth Canadian Open title by defeating Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6-2, 6-4 in Toronto. Kohde-Kilsch beat Martina Navratilova in the quarterfinals 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, Navratilova's earliest exit from a tournament since 1982.

Pavel Slovil earned $24,000 by defeating Michael Westphal 7-5, 6-2 to win the Austrian Open in Kitzbühel.

TRACK & FIELD—RUDOLF POVARNITSYN of the Soviet Union improved the world record in the high jump to 7'10½", one-half inch better than the year-old record of Zhu Jianhua of China in Donetsk, U.S.S.R.

WRESTLING—At the Greco-Roman world championships in Kolbotn, Norway, MICHAEL HOUCK of Robbinsdale, Minn. won a gold medal in the 198-pound class by defeating, on a disqualification, Igor Kanygin of the Soviet Union in the title match. The 1984 Olympic bronze medalist, Jim Martinez of Osseo, Minn., won the only other medal for the U.S., a bronze, in the 150-pound class. The SOVIET UNION took the team title with nine medals.

MILEPOSTS—INDUCTED: Into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., trainer JACK VAN BERG, 49, who has saddled more than 4,400 winners in his 33-year career. Other inductees included steeplechase trainer W. BURLING COCKS, 70; 1958 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner TIM TAM; 1979 New York filly triple crown winner DAVONA DALE; former steeplechase champions CAFE PRINCE and FAIRMOUNT; and 19th-century champion HENRY OF NAVARRE.

PLEADED GUILTY: Race car driver JOHN PAUL JR., 25, to federal racketeering charges and possession of a false passport, as part of a plea-bargaining arrangement following his arrest in a case involving alleged marijuana smuggling. The government agreed to drop the other charges against him and will not require him to testify against his father, John Paul Sr., who was also indicted in the case.

RETIRED: Detroit Red Wing center DARRYL SITTLER, 34, who scored 484 goals and had 637 assists in his 15-year NHL career. On Feb. 7, 1976, Sittler amassed an NHL-record 10 points for the Toronto Maple Leafs in an 11-4 win over Boston. That same year he also tied the record for most goals—five—in a playoff game.