CYCLING—In Cambridge, Mass., the final stop of the 14-city Mayor's Cup series, TOM BROZNOWSKI of Seattle won the overall men's title with a victory in a 50-km race, and HENNY TOP of the Netherlands won the women's crown despite finishing third to Connie Paraskevin-Young of Indianapolis in the 30-km event.
GOLF—SCOTT SIMPSON fired a final-round two-under-par 68 for a 72-hole total of 277, three under par, to beat Tom Watson by one stroke and win the U.S. Open, at the Olympic Club in San Francisco (page 20).
Ayako Okamoto overtook 22 players in the final round with a tournament-record eight-under-par 64 to win the Lady Keystone Open, in Hershey, Pa. Okamoto, whose 208 for 54 holes was eight under, beat Laurie Rinker by one stroke to earn $45,000.
GYMNASTICS—At the U.S. championships in Kansas City, SCOTT JOHNSON of Colorado Springs scored 114.70 points to defeat Charles Lakes of Newhall, Calif., by 2.05 points and win the men's all-around title; KRISTIE PHILLIPS of Baton Rouge took the women's crown with 77.32 points, 1.20 points better than Melissa Marlowe of Salt Lake City.
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HORSE RACING—WAQUOIT ($10.60), with Chris McCarron in the saddle, edged Broad Brush by a nose to win $124,560 and the Massachusetts Handicap, at Suffolk Downs. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:49.
INDOOR SOCCER—The DALLAS SIDEKICKS won the MISL title, four games to three, when league MVP Tatu scored with 1:58 left to force overtime, then set up Mark Karpun's goal 9:23 into the extra period for a 4-3 victory over the Tacoma Stars. The Sidekicks had tied the series by beating Tacoma 5-4 in double overtime after the Stars won Game 5, 5-3 (page 75).
MOTOR SPORTS—AYRTON SENNA of Brazil, in a Honda-powered Lotus, won his second straight Formula One Detroit Grand Prix, beating Nelson Piquet, in a Williams-Honda, by 33.819 seconds. Senna averaged a race-record 85.697 mph over 63 laps of the 2.5-mile, 20-turn course (page 68).
RODEO—BLUE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE stampeded the field, scoring 819 points to runner-up Southwestern Oklahoma State's 555, to win the men's team title at the College National Finals, in Bozeman, Mont. SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, with 360 points, beat McNeese State (354) in the women's division.
RUGBY—NEW ZEALAND beat France 29-9 to win the first World Cup, in Auckland, New Zealand.
TABLE TENNIS—At the U.S. Open in Miami Beach, MIKAEL APPELGREN of Sweden defeated fellow Swede Erik Lindh 13-21, 21-16, 21-16, 22-24, 21-17 for the men's title, and YANG YOUNG JA of South Korea won the women's championship, 21-12, 22-20, 21-17 over countrywoman Kim Young Mi.
TENNIS—KELLY EVERNDEN defeated Tim Wilkison 6-4, 7-6 to win his first Grand Prix title, a grass court championship in Bristol, England.
Helena Sukova ended Martina Navratilova's 69-match winning streak on English grass when she won the ladies' grass court championship in Eastbourne, England, with a 7-6, 6-3 victory.
TRACK & FIELD—JOE DIAL improved his own American pole vault record by¾ of an inch, clearing 19'6½" in Norman, Okla.
MILEPOSTS—FILED: In District of Columbia Superior Court, by James and Lonise Bias, the parents of deceased basketball star Len Bias, a lawsuit charging fraud and negligence against agent A. Lee Fentress and the company that represented Bias, Advantage International Inc. The lawsuit, which seeks damages in excess of $28 million, also names as defendants Reebok International Ltd. and Fidelity Security Life Insurance Co.
NAMED: As manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, LEE ELIA, 49, a Phils coach who managed the Chicago Cubs to a 127-158 record in 1982 and '83. He replaced JOHN FELSKE, 45, who was fired with the team mired in fifth place in the NL East with a 29-32 mark.
As coach of the Quebec Nordiques, ANDRE SAVARD, 34, who had a 67-80-13 record as coach of the Nordiques' Fredericton franchise the last two seasons. Savard, a former center with Boston, Buffalo and Quebec, replaced MICHEL BERGERON, 41, who became coach of the New York Rangers. Quebec, which received the Rangers' first-round 1988 draft choice and $100,000 as compensation, was 253-222-79 under Bergeron.
As basketball coach at the University of Hawaii, RILEY WALLACE, 45, a former Rainbows assistant who coached Seminole (Okla.) Junior College to a 68-35 record over the last three seasons.
PLACED ON PROBATION: By the NCAA for two seasons, the University of Texas football program, following an 18-month investigation of 51 alleged violations. Texas also lost five scholarships for 1988-89 and suffered a reduction in official visits by recruits from 95 to 75 in 1987-88.
By the NCAA for one year, the University of Utah football program, for allowing an illegal recruiting visit and altering documents regarding the visit. Utah also had its fall 1987 recruiting visits reduced.
PLEADED GUILTY: To charges of smuggling and dispensing anabolic steroids, former world champion powerlifter LARRY PACIFICO, 41, in federal court in Dayton.
RULED: By baseball arbitrator George Nicolau, that pitcher LaMARR HOYT, 32, must be reinstated by the San Diego Padres and that Hoyt's one-year suspension from baseball must be reduced to 60 days. Hoyt, who served 38 days in prison last winter following an October drug incident, had been released by the Padres in January.
SIGNED: By the Chicago Blackhawks, free agent goalie BOB MASON, 26, who was 31-20-6 over parts of four seasons with the Washington Capitals, to a reported four-year, $800,000 contract.
DIED: DICK HOWSER, 51, who won three division titles and a World Series championship as manager of the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals from 1980 to 1986; of brain cancer; in Kansas City, Mo. A shortstop, Howser was a Rookie of the Year in 1961 and batted .248 in eight years with the K.C. Athletics, Indians and Yankees.
Fred B. Smith Jr., 60, a midfielder for Johns Hopkins during its four undefeated, national intercollegiate championship seasons (1947-50) and a member of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame; of lung cancer; in Baltimore. Smith, an insurance agent, was a full-time volunteer coach and scout at Johns Hopkins for the last 36 years.
Arthur Spector, 66, one of the original Boston Celtics; in New York City. Spector, who played at Villanova, was a 6'4" forward for the Celtics from 1946 to 1950. He averaged 5.0 ppg.