CYCLING—After two stages of the 23-stage, 2,020-mile Tour de France, Acacio da Silva of Portugal held the lead, 26 seconds ahead of Soren Lilholt of Denmark.
GOLF—ORVILLE MOODY shot a final-round 70 to finish two strokes ahead of Frank Beard and win the U.S. Senior Open, in Ligonier, Pa. Moody, who had a nine-under-par 279 for the tournament, earned $80,000 (page 56).
Tammie Green shot a final-round 72 for a nine-under-par total of 279 to beat Pat Bradley and Betsy King by one stroke in an LPGA tour event in Montreal. Green received $90,000 for her first LPGA victory.
Defending champion NICK FALDO birdied the final hole to win the French Open by a stroke over Bernhard Langer, Mark Roe and Hugh Baiocchi, in Chantilly. Faldo, whose 273 total was seven under par, earned $72,500.
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HARNESS RACING—NAPOLETANO ($3.60), driven by Stig Johansson, led from start to finish to beat No Sex Please by 2¾ lengths and win the Statue of Liberty Trot, at the Meadowlands, and $125,000. The 5-year-old set a world record for aged trotters, covering the mile in 1:54[1/5]. The previous record of 1:54[2/5] had been set by Meadow Road in the same event in 1985.
HORSE RACING—ROI DANZIG ($8.20), with Eddie Maple up, led all the way for a 3¼-length victory over Contested Colors in the Dwyer Stakes, at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles on a fast track in 1:49.1 and took home a purse of $133,680.
Old Vic, with Steve Cauthen in the saddle, won the Irish Derby, at the Curragh in County Kildare, beating Observation Post by four lengths. The 3-year-old colt, who went off as the 4-11 favorite, ran the 1½-mile turf course in 2:29.9. With this victory Cauthen became the first jockey to win the world's four major thoroughbred derbies; he had already prevailed in the Kentucky (1978), the French ('89) and the English ('85 and '87).
Love you by heart ($6.20), ridden by Jean Cruguet, raced to a one-length victory over Nastique in the Sheepshead Bay Handicap, at Belmont. The 4-year-old filly ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö‚à´ miles on the turf in a stakes-record time of 2:12[3/5] and earned $72,480.
MOTOR SPORTS—DAVEY ALLISON, driving a Ford, beat Morgan Shepherd, in a Pontiac, by two car lengths to win the Daytona 400 and $65,000. Allison averaged 132.207 mph for 160 laps around the 2½-mile Daytona International Speedway tri-oval.
Emerson Fittipaldi, driving a Penske PC18, finished 16.95 seconds ahead of Mario Andretti, in a Lola-Chevrolet, to win the Cleveland Grand Prix. Fittipaldi, who collected $45,160, averaged 128.072 mph for 80 laps of the 2.48-mile course.
Geoff Brabham and Chip Robinson, driving a Nissan GTP-ZXT, defeated Bob Earl and Jim Miller, in a Chevy Spice SE89, by more than a minute to win an IMSA race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Brabham and Robinson averaged 104.949 mph around the 3.377-mile Watkins Glen International road course and earned $74,500.
TENNIS—In the first week of Wimbledon, 11 seeded players lost. In the men's draw, John Fitzgerald beat Brad Gilbert (seeded 11) 6-2, 7-5, 1-6, 3-6, 6-2; Dan Goldie, Jimmy Connors (10) 7-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; Peter Lundgren, Mikael Pernfors (15) 7-6, 6-2, 6-4; Leif Shiras, Kevin Curren (12) 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6, 6-3; and Slobodan Zivojinovic, Miloslav Mecir (7) 6-7, 6-1, 7-5, 6-3. In the women's draw, Shaun Stafford defeated Helen Kelesi (seeded 13) 7-6, 7-5; Rosalyn Fairbank, Gabriela Sabatini (3) 6-4, 6-3; Louise Field, Zina Garrison (5) 1-6, 6-2, 7-5; Laura Gildemeister, Susan Sloane (16) 6-3, 7-5; Catarina Lindqvist, Natalia Zvereva (9) 7-6, 4-6, 6-4; and Gretchen Magers, Pam Shriver (8) 2-6, 6-2, 12-10.
VOLLEYBALL—The UNITED STATES defeated the Soviet Union 15-9, 15-9, 15-5 in the championship match to win the USA Cup for the sixth consecutive year, in Inglewood, Calif. Brazil beat South Korea 15-9, 13-15, 15-6, 15-12 for third place (page 24).
MILEPOSTS—ARRESTED: Cleveland Browns fullback KEVIN MACK, 26, on a charge of aggravated trafficking in cocaine; in Cleveland. Mack, who was the Browns' second-leading rusher last season (485 yards), was released on a $2,500 bond and then admitted to the Cleveland Clinic for evaluation.
BANNED: For life by the NBA, Atlanta Hawk center-forward CHRIS WASHBURN, 24, for his third violation of the league's substance-abuse policy. Washburn, who becomes the sixth player banned from the NBA for life, may appeal for reinstatement after two years.
NAMED: As coach of the USC women's basketball team, MARIANNE STANLEY, 35. Stanley, who coached at Penn the past two years, guided Old Dominion to two AIAW titles and an NCAA championship. She replaced LINDA SHARP, who resigned to become coach at Southwest Texas State.
SENTENCED: After pleading no contest to drunk-driving charges, four-time boxing champion ROBERTO DURAN, 38, in Miami. Duran, who was arrested in January when police spotted him weaving across the road, received six months' probation, had his license suspended and was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service, attend a driving school and pay a $250 fine.
SIGNED: By the New Jersey Devils, defensemen VIACHESLAV FETISOV, 31, and SERGEI STARIKOV, 30; by the Calgary Flames, right wing SERGEI MAKAROV, 31; and by the Vancouver Canucks, center IGOR LARIONOV, 29. All four were members of the Central Red Army team, the dominant club in Soviet hockey, and the gold medal-winning Soviet Olympic teams of 1984 and '88.
SUSPENDED: By the American League for three games, Toronto Blue Jay outfielder GEORGE BELL, 29, for bumping umpire Tim Welke during an argument over a called third strike in a game against the Oakland Athletics on June 24. Bell, who served a two-game suspension earlier in the season for charging the mound against Oakland pitcher Gene Nelson, has appealed the suspension, thereby delaying the execution of the penalty until a hearing before American League president Dr. Bobby Brown has been conducted.
TRADED: By the Atlanta Braves, outfielder DION JAMES, 26, to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder ODDIBE McDOWELL, 26; lefthanded pitcher ZANE SMITH, 28, to the Montreal Expos for three minor leaguers.
By the Chicago Bulls, forward BRAD SELLERS, 26, to the Seattle SuperSonics for the Sonics' pick (No. 18) in the first round of the NBA draft.
By the Washington Capitals, left wing LOU FRANCESCHETTI, 31, to the Toronto Maple Leafs for future considerations.