BOWLING -- DON GENALO defeated Tom Milton 235-214 in the final
match to win a PBA tournament in Windsor, Ont., and collect the
$18,000 winner's check.
BOXING -- SHIN HI-SOP of South Korea knocked out champion Ching
Bi-Won, a countryman, in the 15th round to win the IBF flyweight
title in Inchon, South Korea.
JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ of Mexico retained his WBC super featherweight
title with a 12-round decision over Rocky Lockridge of the U.S. in
COMMONWEALTH GAMES -- England earned 142 medals during the
competition in Edinburgh, Scotland, and edged Canada in the gold
medal race by one (52-51). Olympic champion and world-record holder
DALEY THOMPSON of England won his third consecutive Commonwealth
Games title in the decathlon, winning 8 of 10 events and scoring
8,663 points; England's STEVE CRAM won the 800 meters (1:43.22) and
the 1,500 (3:50.87) to become the first runner since Peter Snell in
1962 to win both events at the games; STEVE REDGRAVE of England
became the first competitor to earn three golds in rowing when he
added victories in the coxless pairs and the cox fours to an earlier
triumph in the single sculls; ROB DE CASTELLA of Australia cruised
to his second straight title in the marathon with a time of 2:10:15;
ALLISON HIGSON, the 13-year-old Canadian breaststroker who had
earlier become the youngest-ever Commonwealth champion, won her
second gold medal of the games, in the 100 meters (1:10.84).
PRO FOOTBALL -- In the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, the New
England Patriots defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 21-16. In London,
the Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 17-6 before 82,699 in
Wembley Stadium (page 20).
GOLF -- TOM KITE rolled in a four-foot birdie putt on the first
hole of a playoff to defeat Fred Couples, David Frost and Nick Price
and win the Western Open in Oak Brook, Ill. The quartet had completed
regulation play with two- under-par 286s. Kite's triumph was worth
AMY ALCOTT fired a final-round 70 for a five-under-par 283 to win
the LPGA National Pro-Am in Denver by one stroke over Pat Bradley and
Chris Johnson. Alcott earned $45,000 for the victory.
Diane Johnson of Wales defeated Kathleen McCarthy of the United
States 5 and 3 in the deciding match to give a combined GREAT
BRITAINIRELAND team a 13-5 victory over the U.S. for the Curtis Cup
championship, in Hutchinson, Kans. The U.S. had not relinquished the
Cup since 1956.
HARNESS RACING -- NUCLEAR KOSMOS ($9), with Ulf Thoresen in the
sulky, won the Hambletonian at the Meadowlands and $586,041 in prize
money when he beat Royal Prestige by a neck in the third heat. The
3-year-old trotter's time for the mile was 1:56 1/5.
HORSE RACING -- LADY'S SECRET ($4.60), ridden by Pat Day, won the
Whitney Handicap at Saratoga by 4 1/2 lengths over Ends Well. The
4-year-old filly's time for the 1 1/8 miles was 1:49 4/5. Lady's
Secret, the first filly to win the Whitney since Gallorette in 1948,
earned a $175,000 winner's purse and a $27,000 Breeder's Cup premium
MOTOR SPORTS -- JOHNNY RUTHERFORD, driving a March-Cosworth, won
the Michigan 500 in Brooklyn, Mich., the second jewel in Indy-car
racing's Triple Crown, by 1.82 seconds over Josele Garza, also in a
March-Cosworth. Rutherford earned $125,446 for the victory.
SAILING -- EAGLE, a 34-foot Farr owned by Jerry O'Neill of
Chicago, and REFLECTION, a C&C 37 owned by Seth Holloway of Duluth,
Minn., were declared the winners of the 333-mile Chicago-to-Mackinac
Island race. Eagle defeated 100 other competitors to win the
International Ocean Racing category with a corrected time of 33
hours, 34 minutes, 8 seconds, while Reflection won the International
Measurement System division over 200 opponents in 39:47:51.
SWIMMING -- At the 18th Balkan Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria,
TAMARA COSTACHE of Romania established a world record of 25.31 in the
women's 50- meter freestyle. That time was .03 of a second faster
than the mark that she set in Bucharest last June.
TENNIS -- KAREL NOVACEK of Czechoslovakia defeated Thierry Tulasne
of France 6-1, 7-6 to win the D.C. Classic in Washington and collect
the $34,000 winner's check.
U.S. OLYMPIC FESTIVAL -- In the highlight of the 10-day
competition in 34 sports in Houston, JACKIE JOYNER broke her
26-day-old heptathlon world record by winning all seven events and
scoring 7,161 points, 13 more than the mark she set at last month's
Goodwill Games in Moscow (page 30). EVELYN ASHFORD won the women's
100 meters with a time of 11.09, but CARL LEWIS, fearful of
aggravating an injury to his left knee, withdrew from the long jump
competition at the last minute. In archery, VAL ROSAS upset
two-time Olympic gold medalist Darrell Pace and seven-time national
champion Rick McKinney to win the gold medal. Rosas had 324 points,
four ahead of Pace and six more than McKinney. In diving, GREG
LOUGANIS and MICHELE MITCHELL won golds in both the 10-meter platform
and the 3-meter springboard events.
MILEPOSTS -- ANNOUNCED: By USFL commissioner Harry Usher, the
decision of the league's eight owners to suspend play, probably until
1987. The announcement came less than a week after a U.S. District
Court jury in New York gave the league a token damage award of $1,
trebled to $3 under antitrust law, when the jury found the National
Football League liable for one antitrust violation (page 18).
CHARGED: By authorities in Prince Georges County, Md., COY BACON,
42, a former defensive end for the Rams, Chargers, Bengals and
Redskins of the NFL and the Washington Federals of the USFL, with
possession of cocaine.
CONVICTED: In Orange (Calif.) County Superior Court, former major
league pitcher JOHN (Blue Moon) ODOM, 41, on two counts of selling
cocaine. Odom, who pitched from 1964 to 1976 for the Athletics,
Indians, Braves and White Sox, faces a sentence of up to six years in
MARRIED: Tennis star JOHN McENROE, 27, to actress Tatum O'Neal,
22, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. (page 12).
PLEADED GUILTY: In U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Va.,
former University of Virginia tailback BARRY WORD, 22, to a charge
of conspiring to distribute cocaine. Word, the 1985 Atlantic Coast
Conference Player of the Year who was a third-round pick of the New
Orleans Saints in the 1986 NFL draft, will be sentenced Oct. 6. He
faces a possible 15 years in prison and a $125,000 fine. In Henrico
(Va.) County Circuit Court, MALCOLM BARNWELL, 28, a former wide
receiver for the Raiders and the Redskins, to possession of
cocaine. Barnwell, who will be sentenced Oct. 7, faces a possible 10
years in prison.
RESIGNED: GEORGE IRVINE, 38, as coach of the Indiana Pacers, to
become the team's director of player personnel. In two seasons
under Irvine, the Pacers were 48-116.
SENTENCED: By U.S. District Court judge Wesley Brown in Wichita,
Kans., Kansas City Chiefs defensive end MIKE BELL, 29, to one year in
prison on each of two counts, for using a telephone to facilitate
the distribution of cocaine. Bell was also fined $5,000. Bell's twin
brother, MARK, a former tight end for the Seahawks and Colts, was
sentenced to a year in jail and fined $5,000 for one count of the
TRADED: By the Chicago White Sox, outfielder RON KITTLE, 28,
infielder WAYNE TOLLESON, 30, and catcher JOEL SKINNER, 25, to the
New York Yankees, for catcher RON HASSEY, 33, minor league infielder
CARLOS MARTINEZ, 21, and a player to be named later.
DIED: BOB ROGGY, 30, who was ranked No. 1 in the world in the
javelin in 1982, and first in the U.S. from 1978 through 1982; of
injuries suffered after he fell from the back of a moving pickup
truck; in Houston. Roggy had been in Houston to compete in the U.S.
Olympic Festival and finished fifth in the javelin.
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- Compiled by Roger Jackson
FOR THE RECORD A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK JULY 28-AUG. 3
BOWLING -- DON GENALO defeated Tom Milton 235-214 in the final