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A roundup of the week May 26-June 1
June 10, 1974
BASKETBALL—The U.S. National team routed the Finnish squad 110-76 in Helsinki to end its 23-day tour with an 8-3 record, going 6-3 against the Russians and winning both games in Finland.
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June 10, 1974

A Roundup Of The Week May 26-june 1

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HIRED: As the first coach of the new NHL Washington Capitals, JIM ANDERSON, 43, late of the Boston Bruins, where he was a scout.

RESIGNED: BEP GUIDOLIN, as coach of the Boston Bruins, after the team lost to Philadelphia in the Stanley Cup final.

WITHDRAWN: ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY, from the Missouri Valley Conference, citing limited participation in league sports, and seeking more flexibility in scheduling.

DIED: GEORGE (Skipp) WALTHER, 27, unlimited hydroplane racer and older brother of Indy racer David (Salt) Walther; when his Red Man overturned in a test run at Miami Marine Stadium.

DIED: ALVIN CLARENCE THOMAS, 82, better known as Titanic Thompson, self-styled hustler, pool shark, poker player, golfer and champion trapshooter; in Euless, Texas.

DIED: R. MAX RITTER, 87, former Olympic swimmer and past treasurer of the United States Olympic Committee; in Jenkintown, Pa.

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