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MODERN PENTATHLON—In the women's competition at the national championships, in San Antonio, world champion LORI NORWOOD set a women's world record of 5,604 points to defeat six-time defending champion Kim Arata by 372. ROB STULL won the men's championship over his brother Doug by 14 points.
MOTOR SPORTS—CHIP ROBINSON and BOB EARL, driving a Nissan GTP-ZXT, defeated James Weaver and Hurley Haywood, driving a Porsche 962C, by 57.695 seconds to win an IMSA race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Robinson and Earl established a race record by averaging 114.995 mph for 92 laps of the 3.377-mile Watkins Glen International road course and earned $100,000 for their victory.
TENNIS—In the first week of Wimbledon, a pair of bomb scares proved to be false alarms, but upstart players did plenty of damage in the first round. Nine seeded players were upset in Round 1, including No. 4, John McEnroe, who fell to Derrick Rostagno 7-5, 6-4, 6-4. It was McEnroe's earliest exit from the tournament since 1978. The other ousted seeds in the men's draw were: French Open champion Andr�s G�mez (5), who was beaten by Jim Grabb 6-4, 6-2, 6-2; Tim Mayotte (6), who lost to Gary Muller 4-6, 7-6, 7-5, 6-3; Pete Sampras (12), who was ousted by Christo van Rensburg 7-6, 7-5, 7-6; Petr Korda (14), who was defeated by Gilad Bloom 6-0, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; and Yannick Noah (16), who was beaten by Wayne Ferreira 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. In the women's draw, No. 6 Arantxa S�nchez Vicario was the highest seed to lose, as she was upended by Betsy Nagelsen 1-6, 7-6, 9-7. Manuela Maleeva (8) lost to Sara Gomer 6-2, 6-3; Barbara Paulus (16) fell to Sarah Loosemore 6-2, 3-6, 6-4; and Mary Joe Fernandez (9) withdrew because of a strained knee. In subsequent rounds, four seeded players lost. In the men's draw, Jim Courier (9) lost 7-5, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 to Mark Woodforde; Jonas Svensson (10) was defeated by David Wheaton 2-6, 6-7, 6-1, 6-0, 6-4; and Henri Leconte (15) was beaten by Alex Antonitsch 2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 2-6, 6-3. On the women's side, Rosalyn Fairbank (15) was upset by Amy Frazier 6-4, 6-3 in the second round.
MILEPOSTS—SUSPENDED: By the National League, Philadelphia Phillie shortstop DICKIE THON, for three games, for bumping home plate umpire Terry Tata during an argument over a called third strike in a game on June 26. Thon was also fined $1,000.
TRADED: In a three-way deal, by the Washington Bullets, guard JEFF MALONE, 29, and a 1991 second-round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for center PERVIS ELLISON, 23; then, by the Kings, Malone and a second-round choice in '90 to the Utah Jazz for guard BOBBY HANSEN, 29, center ERIC LECKNER, 24, and Utah's first-and second-round '90 selections; by the Orlando Magic, guard REGGIE THEUS, 32, to the New Jersey Nets for second-round picks in '93 and '95; also by the Kings, forward RODNEY McCRAY, 28, and second-round choices in '90 and '91 to the Dallas Mavericks for center BILL WENNINGTON, 27, and two '90 first-round choices; also by the Nets, guard DENNIS HOPSON, 25, to the Chicago Bulls for a first-round '90 pick and second-round selections in '91 and '92; by the Philadelphia 76ers, guard SCOTT BROOKS, 24, to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a '90 second-round choice; by the Miami Heat, guard RORY SPARROW, 32, to the Kings for the rights to guard BIMBO COLES, 22; also by the Heat, the rights to guard DAVE JAMERSON, 22, and forward CARL HERRERA, 23, to the Houston Rockets for the rights to forward ALEC KESSLER, 23; by the Golden State Warriors, a first-round and two second-round picks in '90 to the Atlanta Hawks for a first-round and an earlier second-round selection in '90; also by the Magic, second-round choices in '93 and '95 to the Seattle SuperSonics for not selecting Dennis Scott with the No. 2 pick in last week's draft; also by the SuperSonics, the rights to forward JUD BUECHLER, 22, to the Nets for not selecting Scott with the No. 1 pick; and by the Phoenix Suns, the rights to center MILOS BABIC, 21, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the rights to forward STEFANO RUSCONI, 21.
In a three-way deal, by the New York Rangers, right wing CHRIS NILAN, 32, to the Boston Bruins for right wing GREG JOHNSTON, 25; then, by the Rangers, Johnston to the Toronto Maple Leafs for right wing TAHIR DOMI, 20, and goaltender MARK La-FOREST, 27; and by the Montreal Canadiens, defenseman CHRIS CHELIOS, 28, to the Chicago Blackhawks for center DENIS SAVARD, 29.
DIED: Former WBC super flyweight boxing champion GILBERTO ROMAN, 29, who held the title twice, from March of 1986 to May of 1987 and from April of 1988 to November of 1989; of injuries that he suffered in an automobile accident; near Chilpancingo, Mexico.