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October 05, 1970
BOATING—In the most protracted and controversial defense of the America's Cup, INTREPID kept the trophy on U.S. shores by defeating Australia's game Gretel II four races to one in the finals off Newport, R.I. (page 12).
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October 05, 1970

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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SENTENCED: To six months in jail plus three years' probation, former University of California basketball star BOB PRESLEY, in a check cashing scheme. Presley figured in a 1968 racial controversy that forced out Cal Coach Rene Herrerias.

FILED: By DON HORN, reserve quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, a bankruptcy action that listed debts of $137,312 and assets of $5,600.

NAMED: To the President's Conference on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington Senator Manager TED WILLIAMS, Pro Golfer JACK NICKLAUS, former Jockey EDDIE ARCARO and Florida A&M Athletic Director JAKE GAITHER.

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