BOWLING—PARKER BOHN defeated Hugh Miller 247-236 to win a PBA tournament and $38,000 in Edmond, Okla.
BOXING—MICHAEL CARBAJAL scored a seventh-round TKO over Muangshai Kittikasem to win the IBF light flyweight title, in Phoenix. He is the first of the '88 Olympic medalists to win a title (page 34).
Dennis Andries knocked out Jeff Harding in the seventh round to regain the WBC light heavyweight title, in Melbourne.
Yukihito (Leopard) Tamakuma won the WBA flyweight title with a TKO of Lee Yul Woo in the 10th round, in Tokyo.
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Massimiliano Duran won the WBC cruiser-weight crown after Carlos De Leon was disqualified for hitting after the bell at the end of the 11th round, in Capo D'Orlando, Italy.
EQUESTRIAN—MICHAEL MATZ, riding Heisman, had a penalty-free round to defeat George Lindemann, aboard Threes And Sevens, by a one-quarter fault and win the U.S. Show Jumping Championship, in Bridgehampton, N.Y.
Chris Kappler, riding Concorde, had two penalty-free rounds and a jump-off time of 34.89 seconds to beat Tony Font, aboard Lago, by .10 of a second and win a Grandprix event in Kings Mills, Ohio.
GOLF—BETH DANIEL shot a final-round five-under-par 66 to win the LPGA Championship by one stroke over Rosie Jones, in Bethesda, Md. Daniel, who shot a four-under-par 280 for the tournament, won $150,000—the largest paycheck in LPGA history. It was her first victory in a major.
Gary Player came from five strokes back on the final six holes to defeat Brian Waites and Deane Be-man by one stroke to win the Senior British Open, in Turnberry, Scotland. Player shot an even-par 280 for the tournament and collected $45,000.
Chip Beck rallied from eight shots down to beat Hale Irwin by a stroke and win a PGA Tour event in Grand Blanc, Mich. Beck, who had a 16-under-par total of 272, earned $180,000.
Al Kelley shot a 10-under-par 134 to beat Jim Dent and John Paul Cain by two strokes and win a rain-shortened 36-hole Senior PGA Tour event in Newport, R.I. The victory was worth $45,000.
The U.S. defeated Great Britain-Ireland 14-4 to win the Curtis Cup women's amateur golf championship, in Bernardsvilie, N.J. The U.S. leads the series 20-4-2.
HARNESS RACING—JAKE AND ELWOOD ($2.80), driven by John Campbell, came from behind to defeat Scoot Outa Reach by two lengths and win the Art Rooney Memorial Pace and $152,063, at Yonkers Raceway. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:55.
Embassy Lobell ($8.20), with Mike LaChance in the sulky, won a Hambletonian prep race at the Meadowlands by 3¼ lengths over Star Mystic. The colt trotted the mile in 1:56[3/5] and earned $200,750.
Caesar's Jackpot ($4.30), driven by William Fahy, set a world record for a marc by trotting the‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àöœÄ-mile Roses Are Red final in 1:52[4/5] at Toronto's Greenwood Raceway. In beating White Ruffles by 2½ lengths, the 4-year-old winner surpassed the old mark for this distance by two fifths of a second.
HORSE RACING—DISPERSAL ($2.60), Jorge Velasquez up, beat No More Cash by two lengths to win the Cornhusker Handicap at Ak-Sar-Ben. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:50 and collected $90,000.
Gaily Gaily ($4.20), ridden by Mike Smith, defeated Coolawin by a head to win her second straight Modesty Stakes for fillies and mares, at Arlington International Racecourse. The 7-year-old Irish-bred mare covered the 1[3/16] miles on the turf in 1:55[2/5] and earned $51,405.
Restless Con ($22.60), with Tim Doocy in the saddle, won the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park by 2¼ lengths over Baron de Vaux. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:49[1/5] and earned $300,000.
MOTOR SPORTS—DALE EARNHARDT, driving a Chevrolet Lumina, won a NASCAR event at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway by beating Bill Elliott, in a Ford Thunderbird, by .26 of a second. Earnhardt averaged 174.429 mph for 188 laps on the 2.66-mile high-banked oval to earn $152,975.
Ayrton Senna, driving a McLaren-Honda, defeated Alessandro Nannini, in a Benetton-Ford, to win his third straight West German Grand Prix, by 6.52 seconds, in Hockenheim. Senna averaged 141.155 mph for 45 laps on the 4.22-mile road circuit to finish the race in a course-record 1:20:47.164.
SHOOTING—JAMES MEREDITH shot a 2,261 (out of a possible 2,400) to beat Lones Wigger by two points and win the National Small-bore Rifle Three-Position Championship, in Camp Perry, Ohio.
TENNIS-The U.S. beat the Soviet Union 2-1 to defend its Federation Cup title successfully, in Norcross, Ga. In final-round matches, Jennifer Capriati of the U.S. defeated Leila Meskhi 7-6, 6-2; Natalia Zvereva of the U.S.S.R. upended Zina Garrison of the U.S. 4-6, 6-3, 6-3; and Gigi Fernandez and Garrison of the U.S. beat Larisa Savchenko and Zvereva 6-4, 6-3 in doubles.
Michael Chang outlasted Jay Berger 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 to win a tour event and $155,000 in Toronto.
Francisco Clavet defeated Eduardo Masso 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 to win a clay court tour event in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Clavet took home a purse of $30,960.
MILEPOSTS-FOUND: On a beach in Long Branch, N.J., the dismembered body of apprentice jockey PEDRO ORTEGA, 26. The remains of Ortega, who had ridden at Belmont Park and Aqueduct, were discovered during routine maintenance of the beach. He had been missing since July 20.
INDICTED: By a federal grand jury in Key West, Fla., powerboat racer MIKEL SEEBOLD, 31, on two counts of narcotics offenses and conspiracy to travel in interstate commerce in aid of racketeering. If convicted, Seebold would face a maximum of 25 years in prison and a fine of as much as $260,000.
PROBATION EXTENDED: For six months by the NCAA, the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA. The sanctions against the Gamecocks, who were placed on probation in March 1987 for recruiting and other violations by the basketball program, were to have been lifted in June '90. But, citing the need to permit the university further time to implement a 17-point compliance and monitoring program, the NCAA continued the probation until February '91.
TRADED: By the Minnesota Twins, pitcher JOHN CANDELARIA, 36, to the Toronto Blue Jays for second baseman NELSON LIRIANO, 26, and a minor leaguer; by the New York Mets, first baseman MIKE MARSHALL, 30, to the Boston Red Sox for three minor leaguers; and by the Baltimore Orioles, outfielder PHIL BRADLEY, 31, to the Chicago White Sox for designated hitter-first baseman RON KITTLE, 32.
DIED: Harness race driver ROSS HAYTER, 49; of cancer; in Chester, Pa. In his 20-year career Hayter won 2,433 races, and purses totaling nearly $10 million.