BOWLING—BRYAN GOEBEL beat Joe Salvemini 184-173 to win a PBA tournament and $24,000 in Tucson. The title was Goebel's first on the tour.
This is an article from the July 23, 1990 issue
GOLF—IAN WOOSNAM shot a 15-under-par 269 to win the Scottish Open by four strokes over Mark McNulty, in Gleneagles. Woosnam's victory, worth $120,288, was his second in as many weeks on the European tour.
Betsy King shot a final-round 70 to finish one stroke ahead of Patty Sheehan and win her second consecutive U.S. Women's Open, in Duluth, Ga. King, who had a four-under-par 284 for the tournament, earned $85,000 (page 26).
Morris Hatalsky birdied three of the last four holes to beat Scott Verplank by one stroke and win a PGA event and $162,000 in Sutton, Mass. Hatalsky's final-round three-under-par 68 gave him a nine-under-par total of 275.
Jim Dent shot a final-round 66 to beat Harold Henning by one stroke and win $90,000 at a PGA Senior tour event in Mason, Ohio. Dent had a nine-under-par 133 for the tournament.
HARNESS RACING—BEACH TOWEL ($4.40), driven by Ray Remmen, defeated Jake And Elwood by a nose to win the Meadowlands Pace and $576,750. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:52[2/5].
Royal Troubador ($5.80), with Carl Allen in the sulky, led from the start in beating King Of The Sea by three quarters of a length to win the Yonkers Trot, the first leg of the triple crown for trotters. The 3-year-old colt went the mile at Yonkers Raceway in 1:59[2/5] and earned $100,291.
HORSE RACING—BEAU GENIUS ($15.20), ridden by Ricardo Lopez, won the Michigan Mile And An Eighth Handicap at Ladbroke Detroit Race Course by a head over Opening Verse. The 5-year-old horse finished in 1:48[4/5] and collected $180,000.
Sound of Cannons ($9.60), Pat Day up, defeated Adjudicating in a photo finish to win the Arlington Classic at Arlington International Racecourse. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:47[2/5] and earned $150,000.
Quick call ($10), with Jorge Chavez in the saddle, beat Sewickley by four lengths to win the Tom Fool Stakes at Belmont Park. The 6-year-old gelding covered the seven furlongs in 1:21[2/5] and won a purse of $52,680.
MOTOR SPORTS—ALAIN PROST, driving a Ferrari, beat Thierry Boutsen, in a Williams-Renault, by 39 seconds to win the British Grand Prix for the fourth time. Prost covered 64 laps of the 2.97-mile Silver-stone circuit in 1:18:30.999 with an average speed of 145.253 mph.
Michael Andretti, in a Lola-Chevrolet, defeated Rick Mears, at the wheel of a Penske-Chevrolet, to win a CART event in East Rutherford, N.J. Andretti averaged 97.29 mph over 150 laps of the 1.2-mile Meadowlands modified oval and collected $80,781.
Bill Sedgwick driving a Chevrolet, held off Bill Elliott, in a Ford, to win a NASCAR event by .067 of a second at Evergreen Speedway, in Monroe, Wash. Sedgwick, who averaged 77.037 mph for 500 laps on the .646-mile course, received $19,425.
TENNIS—MARTIN JAITE defeated Sergi Bruguera 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 to win the Swiss Open and $39,600, in Gstaad.
Richard Fromberg beat Magnus Larsson 6-2, 7-6 to win the men's singles title, and SANDRA CECCHINI beat Csilla Bartos 6-1, 6-2 in the women's final at the Swedish Open, in Bastad. Fromberg's victory was worth $32,400 and Cecchini's $13,500.
Pieter Aldrich defeated Darren Cahill 7-6, 1-6, 6-1 to win the Hall of Fame championship and $21,600 in Newport, R.I.
TRACK & FIELD—DEBBI LAWRENCE broke her U.S. record in the 10-km walk with a time of 46:10.26, in Minneapolis. She bettered the old mark, set last month, by 4.14 seconds.
MILEPOSTS—ARRESTED: Cleveland State basketball coach KEVIN MACKEY, 43, on a charge of driving under the influence; in Cleveland. Mackey, who earlier in the week had signed a new two-year contract, was suspended pending the results of an investigation by the school.
FIRED: As coach of the Detroit Red Wings, JACQUES DEMERS, 45, who guided the Red Wings to a 137-136-47 record over the last four seasons. Demers, whose Detroit teams won two Norris Division titles and twice advanced to the conference playoff finals, was replaced by BRYAN MURRAY, 47, who was fired as coach of the Washington Capitals last January. Murray will also be the Detroit general manager.
INDUCTED: Into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, JAN KODES, 44,1973 Wimbledon and '70 and '71 French Open men's singles champion; and JOSEPH CULLMAN, 78, who served as U.S. Open tournament chairman in '69 and '70 and who obtained Virginia Slims sponsorship for the fledgling women's tour in '70.
NAMED: As basketball coach at Austin Peay, DAVE LOOS, 43, who had been an assistant at Memphis State.
REINSTATED: By the NFL, former New England Patriots running back TONY COLLINS, 31. Collins had been banned in 1988 after violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
RESIGNED: As manager of the San Diego Padres, JACK McKEON, 59, whose record since taking the job in May 1988 was 193-164. He was replaced by GREG RIDDOCH, 45, who had been the Padres' first base coach. McKeon will continue to be San Diego's vice-president of baseball operations.
As vice-president of basketball operations of the Seattle SuperSonics, BERNIE BICKERSTAFF, 46, to become the general manager of the Denver Nuggets. Bickerstaff stepped down as head coach on May 15.
SIGNED: By the St. Louis Blues, defenseman SCOTT STEVENS, 26, to a four-year, $5.1 million contract. Stevens, who had played the past eight seasons for the Washington Capitals and was twice an All-Star, thus became the NHL's first restricted free agent to sign with another team. As compensation, the Capitals will receive $100,000 and two first-round draft choices over the next two seasons, both among the top seven picks. If the Blues are unable to provide those picks, the draft compensation will become five first-rounders over five years.
TRADED: By the Atlanta Braves, lefthanded pitcher DEREK LILLIQUIST, 24, to the San Diego Padres for righthanded reliever MARK GRANT, 26.
By the New York Rangers, center CAREY WILSON, 28, and future considerations to the Hartford Whalers for rightwinger JODY HULL, 21; and by the St. Louis Blues, center PETER ZEZEL, 25, and defenseman MIKE LALOR, 27, to the Washington Capitals for left wing GEOFF COURTNALL, 27.
DIED: Former Philadelphia Phillie owner (1943-72) ROBERT CARPENTER JR., 74; of cancer; in Montchanin, Del.