BOWLING—DANNY WISEMAN defeated Ron Palombi 221-210 to win a PBA event and $24,000 in Riverside, Calif.
EQUESTRIAN—DAVID RAPOSA, aboard Shady Lady, made a penalty-free ride in a time of 74.037 seconds to defeat Michael Matz, on Heisman, by 2.443 seconds to win the Lake Placid (N.Y.) Grandprix. It was Raposa's third Grandprix victory of the season.
GOLF—LEE TREVINO shot a final-round five-under-par 67 for a 13-under-par total of 275 to defeat Jack Nicklaus by two strokes and win the U.S. Senior Open, in Paramus, N.J. Trevino earned $90,000 for the victory (page 20).
Cathy Johnston had a two-under-par 71 in the final round for a 16-under-par total of 276 to beat Patty Sheehan by two strokes and win an LPGA tour event and $90,000 in Kitchener, Ont.
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Wayne Levi finished with a 13-under-par total of 267 to defeat Mark Calcavecchia, Brad Fabel, Rocco Mediate and Chris Perry by two strokes and prevail in the Greater Hartford Open. Levi earned $180,000 for the victory.
Philip Walton parred the second playoff hole to beat Bernhard Langer and win the French Open, in Chantilly. Walton birdied the 72nd hole to tie Langer at five-under-par 275 at the end of regulation play. He received $99,160 for his triumph.
HORSE RACING—SALSABIL, with Willie Carson in the saddle, sprinted past Deploy in the final furlong to win the million-dollar Irish Derby by three quarters of a length, at the Curragh, in Dublin. The 3-year-old ran the 1½ miles in 2:33 to become the first filly to win the derby since Gallinaria, in 1900.
Profit Key ($3.20), Jose Santos up, led all the way and held off a late charge by Rhythm to win the Dwyer Stakes by 1½ lengths, at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:47[2/5] and earned $102,960 for the victory.
Beautiful Melody ($5.40), ridden by Kent Desormeaux, and RELUCTANT GUEST ($4.60), ridden by Robbie Davis, finished in a dead heat in the Beverly Hills Handicap, at Hollywood Park. The 4-year-old fillies ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles on turf in 1:47, and each received a purse of $82,300.
MARATHON—ANTONI NIEMCZAK of Poland overtook Andrès Espinoza of Mexico at the 25-mile mark and went on to win the City of San Francisco Marathon by 15 seconds. Niemczak finished in a course-record 2:13:48.
MODERN PENTATHLON—In the women's competition at the national championships, in San Antonio, world champion LORI NORWOOD set a women's world record of 5,604 points to defeat six-time defending champion Kim Arata by 372. ROB STULL won the men's championship over his brother Doug by 14 points.
MOTOR SPORTS—CHIP ROBINSON and BOB EARL, driving a Nissan GTP-ZXT, defeated James Weaver and Hurley Haywood, driving a Porsche 962C, by 57.695 seconds to win an IMSA race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Robinson and Earl established a race record by averaging 114.995 mph for 92 laps of the 3.377-mile Watkins Glen International road course and earned $100,000 for their victory.
TENNIS—In the first week of Wimbledon, a pair of bomb scares proved to be false alarms, but upstart players did plenty of damage in the first round. Nine seeded players were upset in Round 1, including No. 4, John McEnroe, who fell to Derrick Rostagno 7-5, 6-4, 6-4. It was McEnroe's earliest exit from the tournament since 1978. The other ousted seeds in the men's draw were: French Open champion Andrès Gómez (5), who was beaten by Jim Grabb 6-4, 6-2, 6-2; Tim Mayotte (6), who lost to Gary Muller 4-6, 7-6, 7-5, 6-3; Pete Sampras (12), who was ousted by Christo van Rensburg 7-6, 7-5, 7-6; Petr Korda (14), who was defeated by Gilad Bloom 6-0, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; and Yannick Noah (16), who was beaten by Wayne Ferreira 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. In the women's draw, No. 6 Arantxa Sànchez Vicario was the highest seed to lose, as she was upended by Betsy Nagelsen 1-6, 7-6, 9-7. Manuela Maleeva (8) lost to Sara Gomer 6-2, 6-3; Barbara Paulus (16) fell to Sarah Loosemore 6-2, 3-6, 6-4; and Mary Joe Fernandez (9) withdrew because of a strained knee. In subsequent rounds, four seeded players lost. In the men's draw, Jim Courier (9) lost 7-5, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 to Mark Woodforde; Jonas Svensson (10) was defeated by David Wheaton 2-6, 6-7, 6-1, 6-0, 6-4; and Henri Leconte (15) was beaten by Alex Antonitsch 2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 2-6, 6-3. On the women's side, Rosalyn Fairbank (15) was upset by Amy Frazier 6-4, 6-3 in the second round.
MILEPOSTS—SUSPENDED: By the National League, Philadelphia Phillie shortstop DICKIE THON, for three games, for bumping home plate umpire Terry Tata during an argument over a called third strike in a game on June 26. Thon was also fined $1,000.
TRADED: In a three-way deal, by the Washington Bullets, guard JEFF MALONE, 29, and a 1991 second-round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for center PERVIS ELLISON, 23; then, by the Kings, Malone and a second-round choice in '90 to the Utah Jazz for guard BOBBY HANSEN, 29, center ERIC LECKNER, 24, and Utah's first-and second-round '90 selections; by the Orlando Magic, guard REGGIE THEUS, 32, to the New Jersey Nets for second-round picks in '93 and '95; also by the Kings, forward RODNEY McCRAY, 28, and second-round choices in '90 and '91 to the Dallas Mavericks for center BILL WENNINGTON, 27, and two '90 first-round choices; also by the Nets, guard DENNIS HOPSON, 25, to the Chicago Bulls for a first-round '90 pick and second-round selections in '91 and '92; by the Philadelphia 76ers, guard SCOTT BROOKS, 24, to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a '90 second-round choice; by the Miami Heat, guard RORY SPARROW, 32, to the Kings for the rights to guard BIMBO COLES, 22; also by the Heat, the rights to guard DAVE JAMERSON, 22, and forward CARL HERRERA, 23, to the Houston Rockets for the rights to forward ALEC KESSLER, 23; by the Golden State Warriors, a first-round and two second-round picks in '90 to the Atlanta Hawks for a first-round and an earlier second-round selection in '90; also by the Magic, second-round choices in '93 and '95 to the Seattle SuperSonics for not selecting Dennis Scott with the No. 2 pick in last week's draft; also by the SuperSonics, the rights to forward JUD BUECHLER, 22, to the Nets for not selecting Scott with the No. 1 pick; and by the Phoenix Suns, the rights to center MILOS BABIC, 21, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the rights to forward STEFANO RUSCONI, 21.
By the Baltimore Orioles, righthanded pitcher JAY TIBBS, 28, to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later.
In a three-way deal, by the New York Rangers, right wing CHRIS NILAN, 32, to the Boston Bruins for right wing GREG JOHNSTON, 25; then, by the Rangers, Johnston to the Toronto Maple Leafs for right wing TAHIR DOMI, 20, and goaltender MARK La-FOREST, 27; and by the Montreal Canadiens, defenseman CHRIS CHELIOS, 28, to the Chicago Blackhawks for center DENIS SAVARD, 29.
DIED: Former WBC super flyweight boxing champion GILBERTO ROMAN, 29, who held the title twice, from March of 1986 to May of 1987 and from April of 1988 to November of 1989; of injuries that he suffered in an automobile accident; near Chilpancingo, Mexico.