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September 12, 1966
BOATING—WILLIAM S. COX SR., 53, of Darien, Conn. finished one boat ahead of John J. (Don) McNamara Jr. of Boston in the final race for the Mallory Cup, symbol of the men's North American Sailing Championship, to defeat McNamara by 2� points at Riverside, Conn. (page 116).
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September 12, 1966

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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RETIRED: Cincinnati Center WAYNE EMBRY, 29, after eight seasons with the Royals, to become a regional representative for the PepsiCola Co. in Cincinnati. Embry, who came to the Royals in 1958 from Miami ( Ohio) University, was selected five straight times (1961-1965) to play in the NBA's All-Star game.

DIED: NICHOLAS PIANTANIDA, 33, of Brick Town, N.J., a parachutist who had been in a coma since he attempted to set a world free-fall record on May 1; in Philadelphia. Piantanida was hospitalized after the oxygen supply in his suit was cut off at 57,000 feet over southern Minnesota.

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