BASEBALL—MARIETTA (Ohio) COLLEGE defeated defending champion Ithaca (N.Y.) College 14-12 in Marietta to win the NCAA Division III title.
BOWLING—JEFF MORIN defeated Larry Laub 224-210 to win the $90,000 Seattle Open.
BOXING—LUIS IBARRA regained the WBA flyweight title that he had lost in February 1980 with a unanimous 15-round decision over defending champion Santos Laciar in Buenos Aires.
GOLF—TOM WATSON defeated Tommy Valentine on the third hole of sudden death to win the $300,000 Atlanta Classic. Both finished regulation play at 277, 11 under par.
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Sandra Post shot a six-under-par 282 to win a $150,000 LPGA tournament in Malvern, Pa. by two strokes over Amy Alcott.
HORSE RACING—SUMMING ($17.80), with George Martens aboard, beat Highland Blade by a neck in the $284,300 Belmont Stakes. Favorite Pleasant Colony, trying vainly for a Triple Crown, finished third. The winner's time for the 1½ miles was 2:29 (page 18).
Wayward Lass ($28.20), Cash Asmussen up, beat Heavenly Cause by a neck to win the $111,200 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old filly did the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:48[4/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—BENNY PARSONS drove his Ford to victory in the NASCAR 400 in College Station, Texas. He averaged 132.475 on the two-mile oval of the Texas World Speedway and finished .51 second ahead of Dale Earnhardt, in a Pontiac.
Mike Mosley, averaging 113.838 mph in an Eagle equipped with a stock-block Chevrolet V-8, won the Rex Mays 150 on the one-mile oval of the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis. He beat Kevin Cogan, who drove a Phoenix-Cosworth, by 46 seconds.
SOCCER—NASL: The good news for the Eastern Division-leading Cosmos was once again Roberto Cabanas, whose eighth and ninth goals of the season, the latter at 2:56 of overtime, gave them a 2-1 victory over Montreal (page 68). The bad news was a decree from the government of Paraguay ordering Cabanas to join his teammate-countryman Julio Cesar Romero for a World Cup qualifying match against Chile last Sunday. Even without them, the Cosmos beat Atlanta, the Southern Division leader, 2-1, as league scoring leader Giorgio Chinaglia picked up his 17th goal on a penalty kick. Edmonton Defenseman Joe Raduka had some good news and some bad news, too. With 23 minutes to play and the score tied 1-1 in the Drillers' game with Los Angeles, Raduka headed an 18-foot shot over the goaltender's head for a score. Unfortunately, the shot had flown off the back of Raduka's head. The goalie was his teammate, John Baretta, and the score gave the game to the Aztecs, 2-1. Los Angeles remained on top in the Western Division after San Diego fell 1-0 to Chicago. It was the 10th win in 13 games for the Sting, the leader in the Central Division. Calgary moved out of the cellar of the Northwest Division with a pair of upsets. In the Boomers' 4-1 thrashing of San Diego, Danish Winger Jorgen Kristensen assisted on all four goals—two by Willi Reimann, playing in his third NASL game, and one each by Franz Gerber and Victor Kodelja. In a 3-2 comeback triumph at Vancouver, it was Gerber who tied the score at 2-2 and Kodelja who clinched the victory in the shootout. Seattle, meanwhile, replaced the Whitecaps as the Northwest Division leaders with a 2-0 triumph over Dallas in which Steve Daley and Shaun Elliott both scored unassisted goals.
ASL: Three teams each had two victories on the week. After Goalie Steve Jameson made seven saves in a 3-0 Rochester win over Cleveland, hometown product Dennis Mepham struck twice to help the Flash edge New England 3-2 and climb out of the Freedom Conference cellar. New York United dealt Detroit its first loss of the season, 2-1, on a goal by Forward Alex Basso with nine minutes remaining, before beating Carolina 2-0. And Pennsylvania defeated the New York Eagles 3-2 on two goals by Richard Reice and then got two goals from Bill Sautter on penalty kicks to triumph over Cleveland 4-0.
TENNIS—BJORN BORG defeated Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 to win his sixth French Open men's singles title. HANA MANDLIKOVA beat Sylvia Hanika 6-2, 6-4 for the women's crown (page 22).
TRACK & FIELD—At the NCAA outdoor championships in Baton Rouge, CARL LEWIS of Houston became the first athlete since Jesse Owens in 1936 to win meet titles in both a track and a field event with victories in the 100 meters (9.99) and the long jump (27'¾"). SULEIMAN NYAMBUI of UTEP surpassed the mark set by Owens—and shared by Gerry Lindgren of Washington State—of eight NCAA individual titles. With victories in the 10,000 (28:34.23) and 5,000 (13:38.8), Nyambui now has 10 career championships. He also led the Miners to their third consecutive team title, 70-57 over SMU (page 26).
WEIGHTLIFTING—OTA ZAREMBA, a 220-pound weight category lifter from Czechoslovakia, snatched 408.1 pounds in Tatabanya, Hungary to surpass the world record of 407 pounds lifted by David Rigert of the U.S.S.R. in March.
At the U.S. Federation Nationals in San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, JERRY HANNAN won the over-242-pound weight category title by cleaning and jerking 479.5 pounds and snatching 385.75. The other champions were GUY CARLTON at 242 with a total of 793.5, KEN CLARK at 220 with 771.5, KEVIN WINTER at 198 with 755, VAL BALISON at 181 with 722, FRED LOWE at 165 with 694.25, CAL SCHAKE at 148 with 639.25, PHIL SANDERSON at 132 with 529, ALBERT HOOD at 123 with 479.5 and WRENN NORVELL at 114 with 351.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As coach of the New York Rangers, HERB BROOKS, 43, who guided the University of Minnesota to three NCAA titles between 1972 and 1979 and the U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal in Lake Placid in 1980; as coach of the Montreal Canadiens, BOB BERRY, 37, who, before he resigned last month, had a three-season record of 107-94-39 with the Los Angeles Kings; as coach of the Colorado Rockies, BERT MARSHALL, 37, a former player with the Detroit Red Wings, Oakland and California Seals, and New York Rangers and Islanders (1965-79) and a minor league coach; and to return as coach of Buffalo after a season as the Sabres' general manager, SCOTTY BOWMAN, 47.
As winner, for the second consecutive season, of the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player, Center WAYNE GRETZKY of the Edmonton Oilers.
DIED: GEORGE V. BROWN JR., 72, the official starter for the Boston Marathon for the past 41 years; of cancer; in Boston.