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A roundup off the week June 4-10
June 18, 1984
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June 18, 1984

A Roundup Off The Week June 4-10

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ARCHERY—MEN: Darrell Pace, Hamilton, Ohio; Rick McKinney, Glendale, Ariz.; Glenn Meyers, Fremont, Mich. WOMEN: Ruth Rowe, McLean, Va.; Benita Edds, Terre Haute, Ind.; Trena King, Kentwood, Mich.

BASEBALL—CAL STATE-FULLERTON defeated the defending NCAA titlist, Texas, 3-1 to win the College World Series in Omaha (page 50).

PRO BASKETBALL—The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers were tied at three games apiece in their best-of-seven NBA championship series (page 22).

BOWLING—GARY SKIDMORE edged Joe Salvemini 189-187 to win the $115,000 Southern California Open in Riverside.

PRO FOOTBALL—USFL: "I kind of look at this team as being something like the Dallas Cowboys in their prime," Philadelphia linebacker John Bunting said a few weeks ago. "No matter what the problem was, they would win. They did that for many years. That kind of feeling is present in this club. We're going to win, no matter what the hurdles are." There were two hurdles last week—Pittsburgh and Denver—and the Stars cleared them, if not easily, at least successfully. On Monday, Philadelphia clinched a 23-17 come-from-behind win over the Maulers when Willie Collier grabbed a Chuck Fusina five-yard TD pass with 3:50 remaining. Four days later, aided tremendously by Kelvin Bryant's 194 yards and two touchdowns, the Stars edged Denver 21-19 and, with a .938 winning percentage, wrapped up the Atlantic Division crown. Other stellar performers were Houston's Jim Kelly, whose four TD passes in a 38-13 defeat of Chicago set three American professional football records (most yards gained in a season, 4,825; most 300-yard games, nine; most TD passes in a season, 40), and Tampa Bay running back Gary Anderson, whose 18th, 19th and 20th touchdowns of the year during a 42-24 defeat of Memphis set a USFL single-season record. The Gamblers, tops in the Central Division, and Tampa Bay are both playoff bound. Los Angeles, the Pacific Division pacesetter, beat Oklahoma 17-10 as Express wide receiver Duane Gunn returned a punt 77 yards for the game's first score. California's other team, Oakland, got win No. 7 with a 20-13 defeat of Michigan. New Jersey simultaneously clinched a postseason spot and eliminated New Orleans from playoff contention by beating the Breakers 31-21; another playoff team, Southern Division-leading Birmingham, thrashed Washington 42-21 as Stallion quarterback Cliff Stoudt set a club record by completing 20 of 30 passes for 357 yards and Stallion running back Leon Perry scored a league-record four rushing TDs; and Arizona bullied the Jacksonville Bulls 45-14.

GOLF—SCOTT SIMPSON reeled off four straight birdies en route to a final-round six-under-par 65 and victory in the $500,000 Westchester Classic in Rye, N.Y. Simpson finished with a 15-under-par 269, five strokes ahead of runners-up Mark O'Meara, Jay Haas and David Graham.

Patty Sheehan's seven-under-par 281 beat Amy Alcott by two strokes and earned her a win in the $350,000 Kids Classic in Malvern, Pa. Sheehan, who won the LPGA championship a week earlier, also collected a $500,000 bonus for winning two of three designated events.

The U.S. edged England 9�-8� to win its 13th consecutive Curtis Cup, the amateur women's competition, in Muirfield, Scotland.

HORSE RACING—SWALE ($5), Laffit Pincay Jr. up, finished four lengths ahead of Pine Circle to win the $516,700 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1�-mile course in 2:27[1/5].

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