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A Roundup of the Week July 20-26
Compiled by Austin Murphy
August 03, 1987
BASKETBALL—The MIAMI TROPICS, led by 30 points from former NBA guard World B. Free, squeaked past the Rhode Island Gulls 103-99 in the first United States Basketball League championship game, in Miami. Free's three-point shot with 2:30 to play cut a four-point Gulls lead to one and ignited the Tropics' comeback.
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August 03, 1987

A Roundup Of The Week July 20-26

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George O'Day, 64, a 1960 Olympic gold medalist in yachting, designer of sailboats, magazine and book author, and America's Cup sailor; of cancer; in Dover, Mass.

Don McMahon, 57, Los Angeles Dodgers pitching coach and scout; of a heart attack; after pitching batting practice before Wednesday night's game at Dodger Stadium. In 18 seasons with seven different teams from 1957 to '74, the righthander had a career record of 90-68.

Robert Gawboy, Jr., 55, former champion swimmer, in New Hope, Minn. Gawboy set a world record in the 220-yard breaststroke with a 2:38 at the National AAU Indoor Swimming Championships in 1955.

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