BOWLING—DON GENALO defeated Tom Milton 235-214 in the final match to win a PBA tournament in Windsor, Ont., and collect the $18,000 winner's check.
BOXING—SHIN HI-SOP of South Korea knocked out champion Ching Bi-Won, a countryman, in the 15th round to win the IBF flyweight title in Inchon, South Korea.
Julio Cesar Chavez of Mexico retained his WBC super featherweight title with a 12-round decision over Rocky Lockridge of the U.S. in Monte Carlo.
COMMONWEALTH GAMES—England earned 142 medals during the competition in Edinburgh, Scotland, and edged Canada in the gold medal race by one (52-51). Olympic champion and world-record holder DALEY THOMPSON of England won his third consecutive Commonwealth Games title in the decathlon, winning 8 of 10 events and scoring 8,663 points; England's STEVE CRAM won the 800 meters (1:43.22) and the 1,500 (3:50.87) to become the first runner since Peter Snell in 1962 to win both events at the games; STEVE REDGRAVE of England became the first competitor to earn three golds in rowing when he added victories in the coxless pairs and the cox fours to an earlier triumph in the single sculls; ROB DE CASTELLA of Australia cruised to his second straight title in the marathon with a time of 2:10:15; ALLISON HIGSON, the 13-year-old Canadian breaststroker who had earlier become the youngest-ever Commonwealth champion, won her second gold medal of the games, in the 100 meters (1:10.84).
PRO FOOTBALL—In the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, the New England Patriots defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 21-16. In London, the Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 17-6 before 82,699 in Wembley Stadium (page 20).
GOLF—TOM KITE rolled in a four-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff to defeat Fred Couples, David Frost and Nick Price and win the Western Open in Oak Brook, Ill. The quartet had completed regulation play with two-under-par 286s. Kite's triumph was worth $90,000.
Amy Alcott fired a final-round 70 for a five-under-par 283 to win the LPGA National Pro-Am in Denver by one stroke over Pat Bradley and Chris Johnson. Alcott earned $45,000 for the victory.
Diane Johnson of Wales defeated Kathleen McCarthy of the United States 5 and 3 in the deciding match to give a combined GREAT BRITAIN-IRELAND team a 13-5 victory over the U.S. for the Curtis Cup championship, in Hutchinson, Kans. The U.S. had not relinquished the Cup since 1956.
HARNESS RACING—NUCLEAR KOSMOS ($9), with Ulf Thoresen in the sulky, won the Hambletonian at the Meadowlands and $586,041 in prize money when he beat Royal Prestige by a neck in the third heat. The 3-year-old trotter's time for the mile was 1:56[1/5].
HORSE RACING—LADY'S SECRET ($4.60), ridden by Pat Day, won the Whitney Handicap at Saratoga by 4� lengths over Ends Well. The 4-year-old filly's time for the 1? miles was 1:49[4/5]. Lady's Secret, the first filly to win the Whitney since Gallorette in 1948, earned a $175,000 winner's purse and a $27,000 Breeder's Cup premium award.