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A roundup of the week July 23-30
August 06, 1973
ARCHERY—The U.S. men's team clinched top honors in the world championships at Grenoble, France while the American women finished second, behind the Soviet Union. LINDA MYERS of York, Pa. won the women's individual title over Valentina Kovpan of the U.S.S.R.
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August 06, 1973

A Roundup Of The Week July 23-30

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ARCHERY—The U.S. men's team clinched top honors in the world championships at Grenoble, France while the American women finished second, behind the Soviet Union. LINDA MYERS of York, Pa. won the women's individual title over Valentina Kovpan of the U.S.S.R.

FOOTBALL—The MIAMI DOLPHINS showed they had their problems, but eventually downed the 1973 College All-Stars 14-3 in Chicago (page 14).

The SAN FRANCISCO 49ers, led by second-year Mississippi State quarterback JOE REED, beat the New England Patriots 20-7 in the pro football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. JIM PARKER, JOE SCHMIDT and RAYMOND BERRY were inducted into the NFL shrine.

GOLF—TOM WEISKOPF beat Forrest Fezler by two strokes in the $175,000 Canadian Open in Montreal. He finished with a 10-under-par 278 for the $35,000 first prize and raised his year's winnings to $206,027, second best on the tour.

For the second straight year SANDRA PALMER and JANE BLALOCK won the Lady Angelo's LPGA Four-Ball tournament in Mashpee, Mass. Tied at the end of 54 holes at a 10-under-par 206 with Sally Little and Jan Ferraris, the pair clinched the $4,800 first prize when Palmer birdied the sudden-death playoff first hole.

HARNESS RACING—In a Hambletonian preview KNIGHTLY WAY ($2.80 and $2.40), driven by John Simpson Jr., won the $52,330 Founders Gold Cup for 3-year-old trotters at Vernon Downs (N.Y.). Knightly Way took two straight heats, winning by six lengths over Volstar Hanover and five lengths over Placate.

HORSE RACING—Ridden by Bill Pyers, U.S.-owned and French-trained DAHLIA became the first 3-year-old filly to capture the $292,500 King George and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, England's richest race. She beat favorite Rheingold by six lengths.

Honky Star crossed the finish line first, but IRISH SONNET ($11.40) was declared the winner of the $104,845 Sorority at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. when judges upheld a protest made by Irish Sonnet's jockey, Braulio Baeza, that Honky Star had interfered at the quarter pole.

MOTOR SPORTS—JACKIE STEWART, driving a Tyrell Ford, gained a record-breaking 26th Formula I victory by winning the Dutch Grand Prix, in Zandvoort, Netherlands. He beat out his teammate Francois Cevert with an average of 114.35 mph for 192.11 miles. The race was marred by the death of Britain's Roger Williamson, who went over the safety rail on the eighth lap. Emerson Fittipaldi, in a JPS Lotus, withdrew after one lap due to the slight ankle injuries sustained in an accident during qualifying the day before. Stewart leads Fittipaldi in Grand Prix points 51 to 41.

In his 153rd career victory, RICHARD PETTY captured the $60,000 Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono International Raceway. Driving an STP Dodge, Petty averaged 132.781 mph, a track record for stock cars. He finished 16 seconds ahead of Larry Hartman of South Zanesville, Ohio, also in a Dodge.

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