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A Roundup of the Week July 13-19
Compiled by Roger Jackson
July 27, 1987
BASEBALL—At the 58th All-Star Game, in Oakland, the NATIONAL LEAGUE beat the American League 2-0 in 13 innings for its 22nd victory in the last 25 years. Montreal's Tim Raines won the MVP award by going 3 for 3 and driving in both runs with a triple.
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July 27, 1987

A Roundup Of The Week July 13-19

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BASEBALL—At the 58th All-Star Game, in Oakland, the NATIONAL LEAGUE beat the American League 2-0 in 13 innings for its 22nd victory in the last 25 years. Montreal's Tim Raines won the MVP award by going 3 for 3 and driving in both runs with a triple.

BOXING—MIKE McCALLUM knocked out Donald Curry in the fifth round to win the WBA junior middleweight championship in Las Vegas (page 34); SALVATORE BOTTIGLIERI of Italy retained his WBC junior featherweight championship with a 12-round split-decision victory over Alvaro Bohorquez of Colombia, in Capo D'Orlando, Italy; LOUIE ESPINOZA of the U.S. retained the WBA junior featherweight title with a 15th-round TKO of Manuel Vilchez of Venezuela, in Phoenix; SEUNG HOON LEE of South Korea retained his IBF junior featherweight belt with a fifth-round knockout of Leon Collins of the Philippines, in Seoul; JOSE LUIS RAMIREZ of Mexico claimed the WBC lightweight title with a 12-round decision over Terrence Alli of Guyana, in St. Tropez, France.

CYCLING—With one week remaining in the 74th Tour de France, Jean-Fran�ois Bernard of France led Ireland's Stephen Roche by 2:34 as the competition entered the Alps for the most grueling stages of the race. Andy Hampsten of the United States, a strong climber expected to excel in the mountains, was in ninth place, 12:40 off the pace. In the women's portion of the event, defending champion Maria Canins of Italy was :02 ahead of Jeannie Longo of France.

GOLF—NICK FALDO won the 116th British Open and $122,000 at Muirfield, Scotland, by shooting a 72-hole, five-under-par 279, defeating Paul Azinger and Rodger Davis by one stroke (page 18).

Jane Geddes birdied the final hole to win the LPGA Boston Five Classic, shooting a final-round 67 for a 72-hole total of 277, 11 under par. She beat Jody Rosenthal and Donna White by one stroke to win $45,000.

HARNESS RACING—Driven by Trevor Ritchie, FRUGAL GOURMET ($14.80) won the Meadowlands Pace for 3-year-olds and a $451,250 winner's purse by a neck over Laag. Frugal Gourmet covered the mile in 1:52 (page 69).

HORSE RACING—MANILA ($2.20), ridden by Jacinto Vasquez, won the United Nations Handicap and $90,000 at Atlantic City Race Course to boost his career earnings to nearly $2.06 million. The 4-year-old ran the 1[3/16] miles in 1:58[4/5] to defeat Racing Star by 2� lengths.

Groovy ($3.20), with Angel Cordero Jr. in the saddle, breezed to a 6�-length victory, his fourth win in a row, in the $114,000 Tom Fool Stakes at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old colt ran the seven furlongs in 1:22[2/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—EMERSON FITTIPALDI, driving a March-Chevrolet, won the 183-mile Molson Indy Toronto CART race and $73,410 by 8.35 seconds over Danny Sullivan, also in a March-Chevrolet. Fittipaldi completed the 103 laps of the 1.78-mile course in 1:54:35.918, at an average speed of 95.99 mph.

Dale Earnhardt drove a Chevrolet to victory in the Summer 500, in Long Pond, Pa., averaging 121.737 mph on the 2.5-mile Pocono International Raceway tri-oval. Earnhardt beat Alan Kulwicki, in a Ford, by .4 of a second to earn the $55,875 winner's check.

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