BOXING—WILFREDO VASQUEZ of Puerto Rico won the WBA bantamweight title with a 10th-round KO of Park Chan Yong of South Korea, in Seoul.
In Gravelines, France, BRIAN MITCHELL of South Africa retained his WBA super featherweight crown with a unanimous 15-round decision over Daniel Londas of France.
Gianfranco Rosi of Italy took the WBC super welterweight title from Lupe Aquino of the U.S. with a unanimous 12-round decision in Perugia, Italy.
CYCLING—The U.S.S.R. defeated the U.S. in a dual meet at the Olympic Velodrome in Carson, Calif.
Sean Kelly of Ireland defeated countryman Stephen Roche by 43 seconds to win the five-day International Classic, covering the 600 miles in 25 hours, 1 minute and 2 seconds.
EQUESTRIAN—In Baltimore, FOR THE MOMENT, ridden by Lisa Jacquin, edged 1984 Olympic gold medalist Touch of Class to win his sixth Show Jumping Grandprix this year.
PRO FOOTBALL—As talks between the striking NFL Players Association and the league's 28 owners broke down, most fans stayed home rather than watch lineups comprising rookies, free agents and nonstriking players (page 38). Eleven regulars crossed the picket line for St. Louis, but the Cards still lost to Washington 28-21, as Skins quarterback Ed Rubbert passed for three TDs and 334 yards. San Diego edged Cincinnati 10-9 when Jeff Gaffney connected on a 24-yard field goal with 2:44 on the clock. John Fourcade passed for three TDs to lead New Orleans to a 37-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Aided by 11 sacks, Chicago pummeled Philadelphia 35-3. Kevin Sweeney had three TDs in a 38-24 Dallas win over the Jets. Tampa Bay rallied from a 17-0 first-quarter deficit to beat Detroit 31-27. Regular quarterback Gary Hogeboom connected on five TD passes as Indianapolis trounced Buffalo 47-6. Elsewhere, Cleveland beat New England 20-10; the Raiders drubbed Kansas City 35-17; Houston whipped Denver 40-10; Seattle got past Miami 24-20; Pittsburgh beat Atlanta 28-12; and Green Bay defeated Minnesota 23-16.
GOLF—KEN BROWN of Great Britain shot a final-round 68 for a 72-hole, 14-under-par 266 to win the Southern Open in Columbus, Ga., his first PGA Tour victory, and $72,000. He finished seven strokes ahead of three players who tied for second.
HARNESS RACING—NAPOLETANO ($3.80), driven by Bill O'Donnell, overtook Mack Lobell in the final strides to score a half-length victory in the Kentucky Futurity at the Red Mile in Lexington. Napoletano, who earned $69,235, covered the mile in 1:57[3/5] and foiled Mack Lobell's attempt to sweep the trotting Triple Crown.
Leah Almahurst ($6.80), with Bill Fahy in the sulky, defeated Conquered Quest by 4� lengths to win $215,217 in the Breeders Crown 2-year-old filly pace at Freestate Raceway in Laurel, Md. She completed the mile in 2:00[1/5].