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Eamonn Loughran overcame a cut eye in the third round for a unanimous decision over Angel Beltre of the Dominican Republic in the Irishman’s fifth WBO welterweight title defense at Belfast… . Lennox Lewis, known for his right-hand punching power, scored three of four knockdowns with his left hand and stopped Tommy Morrison in the sixth round of a heavyweight bout at Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J… . In Frankfurt, Germany’s Dariusz Michalczewski easily outpointed France’s Phillippe Michel in a 12-round bout to retain his WBO light heavyweight title… . Vada Pinson, 57, a former standout outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds, was reported in serious but stable condition after suffering a stroke… .

David Bosse, a 14-year-old running back and ninth-grader at Rose Hill Junior High in the Lake Washington school district, collapsed during the first quarter of a game against Kamiakin Junior High Friday night and died in a Seattle hospital Saturday… . Diego Maradona returned to professional soccer following his second 15-month ban on drug charges, playing well as Boca Juniors beat Colon 1-0 in the Argentine League at Buenos Aires… . Mark Allen won his sixth Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Hawaii finishing the 140.6-mile competition in an unofficial 8 hours, 20 minutes and 35 seconds. Allen, 37, of Boulder, Colo., was more than 13 minutes behind Thomas Hellriegel, when he began the marathon run. … Gayle Jacklin of Post Falls, Idaho, won the women’s race in 2:40:18 at the St. George (Utah) Marathon.

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