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A roundup of the week June 16-22
Compiled by DUNCAN BRANTLEY
June 30, 1986
PRO BASKETBALL—In the NBA draft, North Carolina 7-foot center Brad Daugherty, as expected, was the first selection, but after a surprising 11th-hour trade, it was Cleveland, not Philadelphia, that did the picking. In return, the Sixers got 6'9" Cavalier forward Roy Hinson and $800,000. In another surprise, the Sixers sent three-time league MVP Moses Malone and forward Terry Catledge to Washington for two Bullets, 6'11" center/forward Jeff Ruland and 6'9" forward Cliff Robinson.
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June 30, 1986

A Roundup Of The Week June 16-22

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For the second straight year, GARY JOBSON of Annapolis, Md., won the eight-nation Liberty Cup match-racing series in New York Harbor.

SOCCER—In the World Cup quarterfinals, France beat Brazil 5-4 in an overtime penalty kick shootout. Belgium slopped Spain 6-5 and West Germany downed Mexico 4-1 in two other shoot-outs. Argentina edged England 2-1 (page 16).

TENNIS—Wild-card entry VIJAY AMRITRAJ beat top-seeded Henri Leconte 7-6, 1-6, 8-6 to win the West of England tournament in Bristol. The win was Amritraj's first Grand Prix victory in two years.

Martina Navratilova beat Helena Sukova 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win her fifth consecutive Ladies Grass Court Championship in Eastbourne, England.

TRACK & FIELD—At the U.S. outdoor championships in Eugene, Ore., CARL LEWIS won the 100-meter (a wind-aided 9.91) and long jump (28'5�") but was upset by Texas A & M freshman FLOYD HEARD (20.03) in the 200-meter run (page 18).

Heike Drechsler of East Germany long-jumped 24'5�" at a dual meet with the U.S.S.R. in Tallinn to better her own world record by half an inch.

At the same meet, YURI SEDYKH of the Soviet Union bettered his own 1984 world hammer record by 13 inches with a throw of 284'4".

MILEPOSTS—ACQUITTED: By a New Orleans six-member jury, of five counts relating to sports bribery, former Tulane basketball center JOHN (Hot Rod) WILLIAMS. Williams was the most prominent figure in Tulane's 1985 point-shaving scandal, which subsequently led to the school's dropping its men's basketball program (page 11).

ARRESTED: On charges of conspiracy to smuggle drugs, in Miami, defending world powerboat champion GEORGE MORALES (SI, Nov. 25, 1985).

CHOSEN: As site of the 1990 Goodwill Games, Seattle.

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