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August 15, 1995 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lanny Wadkins filled out the last two places on his U.S. Ryder Cup team as if he were filing a medical report, selecting Curtis Strange because of his "heart and guts" and Fred Couples because his back seems stable again. The United States will defend its Ryder Cup title against a 12-player European team in match play Sept. 21-24 at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. "I don't foresee anything but pleasant problems for me up there," Wadkins, captain of the U.S.
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August 15, 1995 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lanny Wadkins filled out the last two places on his U.S. Ryder Cup team as if he were filing a medical report, selecting Curtis Strange because of his "heart and guts" and Fred Couples because his back seems stable again. The United States will defend its Ryder Cup title against a 12-player European team in match play Sept. 21-24 at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. "I don't foresee anything but pleasant problems for me up there," Wadkins, captain of the U.S.
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July 23, 1988 | Earl Gustkey
In the midst of the back-stabbing, second-guessing, resignations, name-calling and political turmoil last weekend at Caesars Palace, the USA/Amateur Boxing Federation actually managed to put together a U.S. Olympic team. And what kind of team is the Class of '88? As the Olympic team heads for military training camps at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and later at Ft. Huachuca, Ariz.
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January 31, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If the Davis Cup were the Super Bowl, this would be the 49ers vs. the Broncos. But two members of Mexico's team don't seem to mind the long odds they face in their matches against the United States. In fact, they said Tuesday that the wrong team is favored. "I think we're going to win," Mexico's Leonardo Lavalle said. "Why? Because I think they are feeling a little bit of pressure, you know?" The U.S.
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January 31, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If the Davis Cup were the Super Bowl, this would be the 49ers vs. the Broncos. But two members of Mexico's team don't seem to mind the long odds they face in their matches against the United States. In fact, they said Tuesday that the wrong team is favored. "I think we're going to win," Mexico's Leonardo Lavalle said. "Why? Because I think they are feeling a little bit of pressure, you know?" The U.S.
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July 23, 1988 | Earl Gustkey
In the midst of the back-stabbing, second-guessing, resignations, name-calling and political turmoil last weekend at Caesars Palace, the USA/Amateur Boxing Federation actually managed to put together a U.S. Olympic team. And what kind of team is the Class of '88? As the Olympic team heads for military training camps at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and later at Ft. Huachuca, Ariz.
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