BASEBALL—Miami defeated Wichita State 9-3 to win the NCAA Division I championship in Omaha.
PRO BASKETBALL—The Los Angeles Lakers won their second NBA championship in three years by defeating the Philadelphia 76ers four games to two in their best-of-seven series (page 47).
BOWLING—PETE WEBER won the $95,000 City of Roses tournament in Portland, beating Tommy Hudson 243-223.
BOXING—LARRY HOLMES retained his WBC heavyweight championship with a TKO in the 13th round over Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas (page 14).
June 20, 1982
Leo Cruz won the WBA junior featherweight title by a unanimous decision over defending champ Sergio Palma in Miami Beach.
Wilfredo Gomez successfully defended his WBC superbantamweight title in Las Vegas, knocking out Juan Antonio Lopez in the 10th round.
Michael Spinks scored a TKO in the eighth round over Jerry Celestine to retain his WBA light-heavyweight title in Atlantic City.
GOLF—JAN STEPHENSON shot a nine-under-par 279 to beat JoAnne Carner by two strokes in the $200,000 LPGA Championship at Kings Island, Ohio (page 60).
Raymond Floyd shot a 17-under-par 271 to win the $400,000 Memphis Classic by six strokes over Mike Holland.
HARNESS RACING—MYSTIC PARK ($2.60), driven by Frank O'Mara, defeated Lucky Winner by six lengths to win the $273,578 Dexter Cup at Roosevelt Raceway. The 3-year-old colt trotted the mile in 2:01[2/5].
HORSE RACING—PERRAULT ($3.40), ridden by Laffit Pincay, beat Erins Isle by a length in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park. The five-year-old ran the 1¼ miles in 1:59[1/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—NELSON PIQUET, in a BMW Brabham, won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, averaging 104.22 mph on the 2.74-mile course and finishing 13.799 seconds ahead of Riccardo Patrese, also in a BMW Brabham. Italy's Riccardo Paletti, driving a Denim Osella, was fatally injured in a crash that occurred as the race started.
SOCCER—"When he tell me no play, my head go down. It's killing me," said Jacksonville Center Forward Ricardo Alonso, who with 11 goals was tied with Tampa Bay's Luis Fernando for the NASL scoring lead. Alonso, an Argentine, was benched two weeks ago in favor of Alan Green and Keith Bertschin, both Englishmen, by the Tea Men's British coach, Noel Cantwell. Some members of the media tried to read global politics into Alonso's disappearance from the starting lineup, but even Alonso himself insisted that his demotion had less to do with the Falkland Islands crisis than with Jacksonville's last-place standing in the Southern Division. Last week Cantwell also benched ace Goalkeeper Arnie Mausser and replaced him with Peter Simonini, a seldom-used reserve. "I'm here to pick the best players," said Cantwell. "If they're Russian or Greek, it doesn't matter." The shake-up seemed to be working; Simonini had back-to-back shutouts as the Tea Men beat Portland 1-0 and Toronto 2-0. Against Toronto, Green had one goal, and Alonso, who came in as a sub in the second half, had the other. Southern leader Fort Lauderdale split two games, beating Chicago 2-1 and losing 4-2 in Tampa Bay. San Jose drew its biggest crowd of 1982 and the 15,546 fans went home happy after the Earthquakes edged Tulsa 3-2 to maintain their Western Division lead. The surprising 'Quakes, who had the league's third-worst record last season, were paced by the two-man attack of Godfrey Ingram and Tony Crescitelli; against Tulsa, Ingram had one goal and Crescitelli two, including the game-winner. In the Eastern Division, the first-place Cosmos won their seventh straight, beating Tampa Bay 2-0.
TENNIS—JIMMY CONNORS beat John McEnroe 7-5, 6-3 to win a $150,000 tournament in London.
Billie Jean King defeated Rosalyn Fairbank 6-2, 6-1 to win the $100,000 Edgbaston Cup in Birmingham, England.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: As football coach at Colorado, BILL McCARTNEY, 41, after eight seasons as an assistant coach at Michigan.
NAMED: As winner for the third consecutive season of the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player, Edmonton's WAYNE GRETZKY.
TRADED: By the Minnesota North Stars to the Calgary Flames, Forward STEVE CHRISTOFF, 24, and Defenseman BILL NYROP, 29, for Forward WILLI PLETT, 27, and to the Boston Bruins, Left Wing BRAD PALMER, 20, and a college player in exchange for the Bruins' agreement not to use their No. 1 pick in the draft to select Right Wing BRIAN BELLOWS, 17, whom the North Stars then chose with the No. 2 choice; by Boston, Defenseman BRAD McCRIMMON, 23, to the Philadelphia Flyers for Goalie PETE PEETERS, 24; by the Buffalo Sabres to Calgary, Goalie DON EDWARDS, 26, Defenseman RICHIE DUNN, 25, and a second-round draft pick for the Flames' 1982 first-and second-round selections, a No. 2 pick in 1983 and the right to swap first-round picks in 1983, and to the Washington Capitals, Forward ALAN HAWORTH, 21, for two 1982 draft picks; by Calgary, Goalie PAT RIGGIN, 23, and Right Wing KEN HOUSTON, 25, to Washington for two players and three draft choices; by New Jersey, Defenseman ROB RAMAGE, 23, to the St. Louis Blues for the Blues' No. 1 draft picks in 1982 and '83.
By the San Diego Chargers, Linebacker BOB HORN, 28, to the San Francisco 49ers for two future draft choices; by the Green Bay Packers, Defensive Lineman BRUCE CLARK, 24, the Packers' No. 1 draft pick in 1980 who played the last two seasons in Canada, to the New Orleans Saints for a No. 1 draft pick in 1983.
DIED: LEROY ROBERT (Satchel) PAIGE, 75, a righthanded pitcher in the old Negro leagues and the majors for five decades; of a heart attack; in Kansas City, Mo. (page 9).