In Denver, Carl Lewis, making his first visit to the U.S. Olympic Festival since 1986, used only three of his six allotted jumps, and after passing on his fourth he limped off with a strain in his left hamstring. However, his first jump of 26 feet, 7-3/4 inches was enough to win the gold medal.
Brian Grant of the Sacramento Kings and Tyrone Hill of the Cleveland Cavaliers were among four people arrested early Saturday after a run-in with Cincinnati police.
Hill, 27, was charged with resisting the arrest of another person and disorderly conduct. Grant, 23, was charged with resisting arrest.
Police also said Brian Grant refused to leave during the arrest of 19-year-old Brandon Grant of Georgetown. The Grants are brothers.
At Millington, Tenn., UCLA’s Troy Glaus drove in Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Kotsay with a basesloaded single in ninth inning, giving Team USA a 7-6 victory over world champion Cuba.
Meanwhile, Cuban baseball officials are searching for pitcher Osvaldo Fernandez, 29, who appears to have defected to the United States. Team USA officials were alerted before the game and announced Fernandez had defected.
Julio Cesar Chavez needed only 79 seconds - and one punch - to stop Craig Houk in a non-title welterweight bout… . IBF flyweight champion Danny Romero retained his title with a sixth-round knockout of challenger Miguel Martinez at the Freeman Coliseum at San Antonio… . At Miami, Juan Arroyo, a once-promising fighter who saw his career slide after bouts with drugs and alcohol and a stay in a jail, was arrested Saturday - his 31st birthday - on multiple robbery charges, police said… . Frederick Bailey, 22, a record-setting wide receiver for the Southern University Jaguars, was booked Friday with illegal possession of stolen items and criminal conspiracy. He is accused of using a counterfeit credit card to buy stereo equipment… . Miguel Indurain made a last-lap breakaway in the shadow of the Kremlin to capture the 72-mile Masters Criterium, Russia’s first major professional cycling race at Moscow.
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