Burrell beats Lewis in 100 metersLeroy Burrell retained...

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August 06, 1991

Burrell beats Lewis in 100 meters

Leroy Burrell retained his edge over Carl Lewis in the 100 meters, beating his Santa Monica Track Club teammate by .7 of TC second to win the "Kings of Sprint" event yesterday at the iDag Galan track-and-field meet in Malmo, Sweden.

Burrell, facing Lewis for the second time in the 100 this season, took the lead early and won in 10.06 seconds.

Last time they met, Burrell set the world record of 9.90 at the U.S. Championships in June, with Lewis only .2 behind.

Dennis Mitchell made it an American 1-2-3 finish in 10.14 seconds.

College football

United Press International will team this year with the National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame to produce weekly rankings of the top 25 college teams.

UPI for 42 years previously ran a coaches' poll that will be handled in 1991 by USA Today. The Associated Press' weekly college football poll is conducted by a panel of writers and broadcasters who cover the sport.

Baseball

Andy Wiltlinger (Calvert Hall) struck out 15 to lead the Yankee Rebels of Baltimore to a 4-0 victory against Closter, N.J., in the championship game of the All-American Amateur Baseball Congress Mickey Mantle Regional Tournament in Holyoke, Mass. Jeff Paxton (Archbishop Spalding) was 2-for-3 with three RBI.

Larry Marino (Calvert Hall) was the tournament MVP. Rebels pitchers allowed a total of five runs in five games, all victories.

The Yankee Rebels have won the tournament five straight years. The victory earned them a spot in the AABC World Series tournament, Thursday through Sunday, in Waterbury, Conn.

* The Putty Hill 16-18 team defeated Alabama, 4-1, Sunday night in the Dizzy Dean World Series in Boynton, Ga. Steve Lockett pitched a four-hitter. Kevin Lowe went 3-for-3. Damon Bond went for 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Media

Sports Eye Inc., a Port Washington, N.Y.-based printer and publisher, is discussing buying The National Sports Daily's name and equipment and hopes to revive the defunct paper on a limited scale this fall, a source familiar with the discussions said.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the deal could be completed later this week.

Tennis

Third seed Karel Novacek of Czechoslovakia outlasted Magnus Gustafsson, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, in the ATP Philips Head Cup final in Kitzbuehel, Austria.

Auto racing

Rookie driver Paul Tracy of Canada was listed in good condition after being treated for leg injuries suffered in the Marlboro 500 in Brooklyn, Mich.

He has a broken left leg and a bruised left thigh and is expected to remain hospitalized in Indianapolis for about five days.

Bowling

Marc McDowell grabbed the second-round lead in the PBA's $130,000 LaMode Classic in Green Bay, Wis., with a pin fall of 2,731. Parker Bohn III is second with 2,674.

Yachting

The U.S. yacht Vibes beat Port Pendennis of England by 44 seconds in the 1-ton class of the Admiral Cup's first inshore race off Cowes, England.

The victory by Vibes, skippered by David Clarke of New Jersey, moved the United States to less than three points behind first-place Italy in the series.

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