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A Roundup of the Week Oct. 8-14
Compiled by Tim Crothers
October 22, 1990
BOXING—AZUMAH NELSON defeated Juan LaPorte in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the WBC super featherweight title, in Sydney.
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October 22, 1990

A Roundup Of The Week Oct. 8-14

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Tex's Zing ($5.80), Shane Sellers up, was declared the winner of the Final Fourteen at Bay Meadows when the apparent victor, Allijeba, was disqualified for carrying an improper weight. Tex's Zing, a 4-year-old colt, covered the 1? miles in 1:47[3/5] and took home $125,000.

MOTOR SPORTS—RICK MAST, driving a Buick Regal, defeated Bobby Labonte, driving an Oldsmobile Cutlass, by .64 of a second to win a NASCAR event in Loudon, N.H. Mast averaged 94.405 mph over the 250 laps of the 1.058-mile oval at the New Hampshire International Speedway and earned $27,850.

TENNIS—STEFFI GRAF beat Gabriela Sabatini 6-3, 6-2 to win the European Indoor tournament and $70,000, in Zurich.

Ivan Lendl defeated Boris Becker 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 to win a men's tour event and $122,700 in Tokyo.

Ronald Agenor beat Alexander Volkov 4-6, 6-4,7-6 to win the Berlin Open and $37,440.

MILEPOSTS-FIRED: By the World League of American Football, president TEX SCHRAMM, 70. He was replaced by MIKE LYNN, 54, who resigned as general manager of the Minnesota Vikings.

RETIRED: JOHNNY MOST, 76, the Boston Celtics' gravelly voiced play-by-play announcer for the past 37 years, because of ill health.

TRADED: By the Green Bay Packers, running back BRENT FULLWOOD. 27, to the Cleveland Browns for an undisclosed draft pick.

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