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The U.S. Sailing Association yanked a major youth championship regatta away from the Florida Yacht Club in Jacksonville because it refused to admit an African-American for membership.

Norwegian Ole Simensen raced the final 50 miles of the Milk Race Tour of Britain with 10 stitches in a leg wound from a crash Friday. He finished second, only 20 minutes behind the winner.

The Idaho High School Activities Association board of directors voted down 11-3 a proposal to ban foreign exchange students from varsity athletics. The board suggested the ban after the state's high school athletic directors said they feared foreign recruitment and displacement of Idaho players could be taking place.

Former major-leaguer Jack Howell was ejected following a bench-clear-ing melee between the Yakult Swallows and Yomiuri Giants. Now that's Japan bashing.

Thousands of people in Montreal smashed store windows, stole merchandise and overturned cars following the Canadiens' Stanley Cup victory over the Los Angeles Kings. It's not hockey that has to be cleaned up, it's hockey fans.

Reps. Ed Pastor (D-Ariz.) and Cardiss Collins (D-Ill.) bet a load of honeydews and cantaloupes against a steak dinner in Chicago on the outcome of the NBA Finals. Don't these guys have anything better to do?

Pam Shriver let her frustration get the best of her at the Edgbaston tennis tournament in England. She fired the ball at Zina Garrison-Jackson and swore at her opponent's fans. That's not a good example for the president of the Women's Tennis Association.