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A Roundup of the Week Aug. 8-14
Compiled by Demmie Stathoplos
August 22, 1988
BASEBALL—The U.S. Olympic team, led by Andy Benes, who threw a seven-hitter, and Doug Rob-bins, who ignited a three-run rally in the third inning, defeated Cuba 5-2 at the Carolinas Invitational, in Charlotte, N.C. It was the third U.S. victory in seven games with Cuba, which will not compete at Seoul (page 68).
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August 22, 1988

A Roundup Of The Week Aug. 8-14

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BASEBALL—The U.S. Olympic team, led by Andy Benes, who threw a seven-hitter, and Doug Rob-bins, who ignited a three-run rally in the third inning, defeated Cuba 5-2 at the Carolinas Invitational, in Charlotte, N.C. It was the third U.S. victory in seven games with Cuba, which will not compete at Seoul (page 68).

GOLF—JEFF SLUMAN won the 70th PGA Championship, at the Oak Tree Golf Club in Edmond, Okla., where a record four holes in one were scored. He defeated Paul Azinger by 12 strokes, was three under par, and earned $160,000 (page 26).

HARNESS RACING—ANNIECROMBIE ($14.40), driven by Dave Magee, won the $307,256 Breeders Crown Aged Mare division at the Meadowlands over Armbro Feather. The 5-year-old mare's 1:52.3 mile was the fastest ever for her division, and she earned $153,628.

Go get lost ($2.60), driven by Tom Sells, scored a three-length victory over Friendly Face to win the American Trotting Championship at Yonkers Raceway and $50,000. The 4-year-old horse trotted the mile in 1:57[2/5], equaling the track record.

HORSE RACING—MAPLEJINSKY ($10), ridden by Angel Cordero Jr., won the $227,200 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga by a neck over Make Change. The 3-year-old filly covered the 1� miles in 2:01[4/5] to score her second Grade I stakes victory this year and earn $136,320.

Manzotti ($5.20), with jockey Eddie Maple up, won the Canterbury Cup at Canterbury Downs in Shakopee, Minn., by 1� lengths over Valiant Cougar. The 5-year-old horse ran the 1? miles in 1:49[3/5] and earned $90,000.

MOTOR SPORTS—RICKY RUDD, driving a Buick, held off Rusty Wallace's Pontiac by half a car length to win the 90-lap NASCAR Winston Cup race on the 2.4-mile Watkins Glen (NY.) International Raceway. He earned $49,625 (page 36).

Al Unser Jr. led from the start to win the final round of the International Race of Champions, at Watkins Glen, and earn $211,900.

ROWING—KIM SANTIAGO of Madison, Wis., and BETSY BEARD of Chestertown, Md., were named coxswains of the women's U.S. Olympic four with cox and heavyweight eight with cox, respectively. Members of the crew of the former are CINDY ECKERT, Brookfield, Wis.; SARAH GENGLER, Milwaukee; LIZ BRADLEY, Boston; and JENNIFER CORBET, Cheyenne, Wyo.; of the latter: ALISON TOWNLEY, Minneapolis; ANNA SEATON, Manhattan, Kans.; STEPHANIE MAXWELL, Somerville, N.J.; SUSAN BROOME, Edmonds, Wash.; PEG MALLERY, Delhi, N.Y.; ABBY PECK, Waverly, Pa.; CHRIS CAMPBELL, Seattle; and JULIET THOMPSON, Medfield, Mass.

SWIMMING—In the U.S. Olympic Trials at the University of Texas, the first two finishers in 26 events made the team. Men's events: 50-meter freestyle—TOM JAGER and MATT BIONDI; 100-meter freestyle—BIONDI and CHRIS JACOBS; 200-meter freestyle—TROY DALBEY and BIONDI; 400-meter freestyle—MATT CETLINSKI and DAN JORGENSEN; 1,500-meter freestyle—CETLINSKI and LARS JORGENSEN; 100-meter butterfly—BIONDI and JAY MORTENSON; 200-meter butterfly—MELVIN STEWART and MARK DEAN; 100-meter breaststroke—RICH SCHROEDER and DANIEL WATTERS; 200-meter breaststroke—MIKE BARROWMAN and KIRK STACKLE; 100-meter backstroke—DAVID BERKOFF and MORTENSON; 200-meter backstroke—DAN VEATCH and STEVE BIGELOW; 200-meter IM—DAVE WHARTON and BILL STAPLETON; 400-meter IM—WHARTON and JEFF KOSTOFF.

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