BOXING—DAVEY MOORE stopped Ayub Kalule in the 10th round in Atlantic City, N.J. to retain his WBA junior middleweight title.
GOLF—TOM WATSON won his fourth British Open, shooting a four-under-par 284 to finish one stroke ahead of Nick Price and Peter Oosterhuis, in Troon, Scotland (page 14).
Sally Little shot a 13-under-par 275 to win a $200,000 LPGA event in Indianapolis. She beat Beth Daniel by five strokes.
HARNESS RACING—HILARION ($7.20), driven by John Campbell, beat No Nukes by a head to win the $1 million Meadowlands Pace. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:54[1/5].
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HORSE RACING—ALOMA'S RULER ($4.40), Angel Cordero Jr. up, beat Star Choice by a nose to win the $150,000 Jersey Derby at Atlantic City. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1‚⅛ miles in 1:45[3/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—GORDON JOHNCOCK, in a Wildcat-Cosworth, finished 14.72 seconds ahead of teammate Mario Andretti, in another Wildcat, to win the Michigan 500 in Brooklyn. He averaged 153.925 mph around the two-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
Niki Lauda drove his McLaren to a 25.7-second victory over Didier Pironi, in a Ferrari turbo, in the British Grand Prix. Lauda averaged 124.7 mph for the 76 laps of the 2.65-mile Brands Hatch circuit.
POWERBOATING—ROCKY AOKI, driving an Active catamaran, beat Eddie Trotta, in a Cougar, by more than two minutes to win a $45,000 APBA Grand Prix event off Point Pleasant, N.J. Aoki covered the 208-mile course in 2:34:35 (page 18).
SOCCER—Chico Borja's goal at 89:23 gave the Cosmos a 3-2 victory over Montreal in the sixth straight game between the two clubs to be decided by a single goal. Giorgio Chinaglia, goalless in five games, scored his 13th of the year in that game and added three more in a 6-2 defeat of Portland to re-assume the league scoring lead with 41 points. With four assists in the same game, Cosmo Midfielder Vladislav Bogicevic became the first NASL player to record more than 100 career assists. Bogie's outburst helped end the Timbers' win streak at three and boosted the Cosmos' point total to 150, tops in the league and far ahead of Toronto (107) and Montreal (98) in the Eastern Division. The Manic's depression deepened with another last-minute loss as Vancouver's Carl Valentine got the only goal of the game at 87:58. The Whitecaps, who had an earlier 3-2 overtime defeat of Fort Lauderdale, replaced San Jose, 1-1 on the week, atop the Western Division. Tulsa, second to the Strikers in the Southern Division, won 3-0 over Tampa Bay, as Laurie Abrahams got a pair of goals, and 5-1 over Toronto, icing the Blizzard with three goals late in the second half. For the suddenly slumping Strikers, matters only got worse when San Diego, under the guidance of former Striker Coach Ron Newman, socked Fort Lauderdale 7-1. The second—and thus, technically, the winning—goal was provided by the Strikers themselves, as Defender Bob Bolitho deflected the ball past surprised Goalie Jan Van Beveren (page 36). With the game secure at 5-1, Newman, not one to go easy on the salt, called on his goaltender, Volkmar Gross, to convert a penalty kick. He did, becoming the first NASL goalkeeper to score this year.
SWIMMING—VLADIMIR SALNIKOV swam the 400-meter freestyle in 3:49.57 in Kiev to equal his own world record set on March 12 in Moscow.
Richard Charlesworth, an apprentice carpenter from Dover, swam the English Channel from France to England in eight hours, 52 minutes, clipping 43 minutes from Barry Watson's 1964 record for crossings in that direction.
TENNIS—JOSE-LUIS CLERC beat Heinz G√ºnthardt 6-0, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 to win the $300,000 Austria Cup in Zell am See.
TRACK & FIELD—MARY DECKER TABB set her third women's world record of the outdoor season with a 31:35.3 in the 10,000-meter run in Eugene, Ore., surpassing the mark of 32:17.19 established by Yelena Sipatova last year (page 20).
In Santa Barbara, Calif., JANE FREDERICK established an American heptathlon record of 6,457 points, surpassing her own mark of 6,423 set last May in G√∂tzis, Austria.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As assistant coach of the Chicago Bulls, DON CASEY, 45, basketball coach at Temple. In nine years under Casey, the Owls' record was 151-94.
As coach and general manager of the Boston franchise of the new USFL, DICK COURY, 52, a Philadelphia Eagle assistant since 1976. In 1974 Coury coached the Portland Storm of the defunct WFL.
As coach of men's swimming at the University of Pennsylvania, KATHY LAWLOR, 33, Penn women's coach since 1975. Lawlor is the first woman head coach of a major collegiate men's program.
SOLD: To the Toronto Blue Jays by the Texas Rangers, Outfielder LEON ROBERTS, 31.
TRADED: By the Baltimore Colts, Guard ROBERT PRATT, 31, to the Seattle Seahawks for an undisclosed future draft choice; by the Detroit Lions, Safety JIMMY ALLEN, 30, to the Kansas City Chiefs for an undisclosed 1983 draft pick; by the San Diego Chargers, Safety PETE SHAW, 27, to the New York Giants for an undisclosed draft choice.
By the Chicago Sting of the NASL, Forward TASSO KOUTSOUKOS, 23, to the Tulsa Roughnecks for Defender TIM TWELLMAN, 27, and Forward JOHN TYMA, 23; by the Jacksonville Tea Men, Defender MIHALJ KERI, 31, to the San Jose Earthquakes for cash and future considerations.
DIED: JACKIE JENSEN, 55, star outfielder for the Boston Red Sox and 1958 American League MVP; of a heart attack; in Charlottesville, Va. During his 11-year career, which also included stints with the New York Yankees and Washington Senators, he had a .279 batting average with 199 home runs, 929 RBIs and 243 stolen bases. An All-America fullback at California in 1948, he was the only man to play on both Rose Bowl and World Series teams.