COLLEGE BASEBALL—STANFORD defeated Oklahoma State 9-5 to win the College World Series, in Omaha (page 60).
PRO BASKETBALL—In Game 3 of the NBA championship series, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 109-103 in Boston Garden to reduce the Lakers' lead in the best-of-seven series to 2-1. In Games 1 and 2 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., the Lakers walloped the Celtics 126-113 and 141-122 (page 18).
BOXING—VINNY PAZIENZA won the IBF lightweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Greg Haugen, in Providence (page 59).
Yoo Myong-Woo of South Korea retained his WBA junior flyweight title with a 15th-round knockout of Benedicto Murillo of Panama, in Seoul.
June 14, 1987
GOLF—TOM KITE won the Kemper Open in Potomac, Md., by seven strokes over Chris Perry and Howard Twitty by shooting a 69 in the final round for a 72-hole score of 270. First prize was worth $126,000.
Betsy King shot a final-round 67 for a six-under-par, 72-hole total of 278, to win an LPGA event in Wilmington, Del., by two strokes over Ayako Okamoto and earn a $75,000 check.
HORSE RACING—BET TWICE ($18), ridden by Craig Perret, breezed to victory in the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. He thus denied Alysheba the third jewel in thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown and trainer Woody Stephens a sixth straight Belmont victory. Bet Twice ran the 1½ miles in 2:28[1/5] to beat Cryptoclearance by 14 lengths. The 3-year-old earned a $329,160 first prize and a $1 million Triple Crown bonus. Alysheba, the 4-5 favorite, finished fourth (page 26).
Fiesta Gal ($6.40), Angel Cordero Jr. aboard, won the Mother Goose at Belmont, the second jewel in the Triple Crown for 3-year-old fillies, by 2¼ lengths over Grecian Flight. Fiesta Gal, who earned $150,240, ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:50[1/5].
INDOOR SOCCER—The Tacoma Stars defeated the defending champion San Diego Sockers 8-5 in Game 7 to win their first MISL Western Division title and earn a berth in the championship series against the Dallas Sidekicks. Led by forward Preki's hat trick, the Stars denied the Sockers a third straight trip to the league finals. The Sidekicks gained their first trip to the title series by beating Cleveland in the Eastern Division finals.
TENNIS—At the French Open in Paris, STEFFI GRAF, eight days shy of her 18th birthday, became the youngest-ever women's champion by defeating Martina Navratilova in the finals 6-4, 4-6, 8-6. IVAN LENDL won the men's title with a 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 victory over Mats Wilander (page 38).
TRACK & FIELD—The longest winning streak in the history of men's track and field ended at an international meet in Madrid when DANNY HARRIS of Perris, Calif., defeated Edwin Moses in the 400-meter hurdles. Harris's career-best time of 47.56 brought him to the finish line .13 of a second ahead of Moses, who had not lost in 122 races dating back to Aug. 26, 1977 (page 34).
At the NCAA championships in Baton Rouge, SHEILA HUDSON, a sophomore at the University of California, set a women's world outdoor best in the triple jump with a leap of 45'2½", two inches longer than the old mark set by Alabama's Flora Hyacinth in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last month; Georgia senior GWEN TORRENCE became the meet's only individual double-winner by taking the 100 meters (11.25) and the 200 meters (22.37); Ohio State junior BUTCH REYNOLDS won the 400 meters in the second-fastest time (44.13) ever at sea level and the fifth-fastest time ever; UCLA senior JIM CONNOLLY, the son of 1956 Olympic gold medalists Hal Connolly and Olga Fikotova Connolly, scored 8,121 points to win the decathlon. The UCLA men won their seventh NCAA title by a record 53-point margin over Texas, while LSU became the first women's team to win both the indoor and outdoor crown in the same year.
At a Grand Prix meet in Moscow, NATALYA LISOVSKAYA of the U.S.S.R. twice broke her own women's shot put record with tosses of 74'1¾" and 74'3". Her old mark, 73'11", was established in 1984.
MILEPOSTS—ACQUITTED: By a circuit court jury in Prince Georges County, Md., BRIAN LEE TRIBBLE, 25, of cocaine possession and distribution charges stemming from the death last year of Maryland basketball star Len Bias.
CHARGED: By the prosecutor in Prince Georges County. Md., University of North Carolina sophomore tailback DERRICK FENNER, 20, with first-degree murder in connection with an allegedly drug-related shooting death in Hyattsville, Md., on May 23.
LIFTED: By a NASCAR board of appeals, the $15,000 fine and a seven-month probationary period levied against driver GEOFF BODINE, 38, for rough driving in the Winn-Dixie 300 on May 23.
NAMED: PIERRE CREAMER, 42, as coach of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins, replacing Bob Berry, 43, who was fired April 13.
Del Harris, 49, as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, replacing Don Nelson, 47, who resigned on May 27 to become an executive vice-president of and a limited partner in the Golden State Warriors. Harris had been an assistant coach with the Bucks since last June. In four years as coach of the Houston Rockets, Harris had a 141-187 record and led the Rockets to three NBA playoff appearances.
John MacLeod, 49, who was fired by the Phoenix Suns on Feb. 26, as coach of the Dallas Mavericks, replacing Dick Motta, 55, who resigned May 20. In 14 seasons with Phoenix, MacLeod, who had a 579-543 record, guided the Suns to the playoffs nine times.
University of Virginia athletic director RICHARD D. SCHULTZ, 57, to succeed Walter Byers, 65, as executive director of the NCAA. Byers has headed the organization since 1951.
RETIRED: RAY GUY, 37, after 14 seasons as the punter for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders. Guy led the NFL in punting three times and was named to the Pro Bowl seven times. He punted 1,049 times for 44,493 yards during his career, the fourth-and third-highest totals, respectively, in NFL history.
Ken Anderson, 38, the Cincinnati Bengal quarterback who was selected for the Pro Bowl five times in 16 seasons. Anderson, who led the NFL in passing efficiency four times, completed 2,654 of 4,475 passes, a .593 percentage, for 32,838 yards and 197 touchdowns. He holds NFL records for the highest completion percentage in a season (70.6%, set in 1982) and in a game (90.1%, against Pittsburgh in 1974).
TRADED: By the New York Yankees, pitcher JOE NIEKRO, 42, to the Minnesota Twins, for catcher MARK SALAS, 26.