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April 30, 1990

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) _ Jack A. Warner of Trinid-president for the Northern Zone of the CONCACAF executive committee.

Fleming is the first Canadian to hold the four-year post.


JALAPA, S.C. (AP) - World Cup speed skating champion Dan Jansen, who has fought back from Olympic falls, has married Robin Wicker, a hotel executive.

Celebrity athletes attending Saturday’s nuptials included speed skaters Bonnie Blair, Nick Thometz and Eric Flaim.

Jansen, 25, of West Allis, Wis., won the 500-meter men’s World Cup speed skating competition in Helsinki, Finland, last month. He currently has 151 points in the World Cup standings, led by Jens-Uwe Mey of East Germany with the maximum of 175 points.

In the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Jansen fell during the 500- and 1,000-meter races. His sister, Jane Beres, had died of leukemia on the day of his first race.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Lorenzo Romar hit a 3-point shot with four seconds left to lead Marathon Oil of Chicago to a 115-114 victory over Houston Continental to win the 10th Annual USA Basketball Invitational Tournament.

It was Marathon’s sixth title in eight years, with previous wins in 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 and 1988.

Leading scorers for Marathon included Sherman Williams with 31, RomarUniversity 134-121.

Leading scorers for Oral Roberts were Howard Logan with 25, Clarence Thompson, 23, and Ron Jones, 22.

Leading scorers for Brewster included Terry Faggins, 26, Darryl Thomas, 21, and Mark McSwain, 19.


CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Two-time Olympic gold medalist Karch Kiraly and partner Kent Steffes became the third team to qualify for the $100,000 Jose Cuervo Gold Crown beach volleyball tournament.

The first leg of the three event Gold Crown, set for Clearwatertwo tour events.

Eight teams will compete in a round-robin format, with the three teams finishing with the best records moving into the final round.

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