BASEBALL—Yu Chenlung pitched a one-hitter to lead TAI CHUNG, TAIWAN, to a 10-0 rout of Pearl City, Hawaii, and the championship of the 42nd Little League World Series, in Williamsport. Pa. It was the fifth straight victory by a Far East team in the tournament and the 18th in the last 22 years (page 30).
In the finals of the American Legion World Series in Middletown, Conn., Scott Klingen beck pitched an eight-hitter and struck out eight as BUDDE POST NO. 507 of Cincinnati beat defending champion Boyertown, Pa., 7-0.
CYCLING—MAURIZIO FONDRIEST of Italy won his first major event, the World Cycling Championship professional road race at Ronse, Belgium, riding the 168.268-mile circuit in seven hours, two minutes.
GOLF—MIKE REID won the World Series of Golf and $162,000, in Akron, by defeating Tom Watson on the first hole of a playoff. Reid and Watson were tied at five-under-par 275 after 72 holes.
Rosie Jones won the LPGA World Championship in Buford, Ga., shooting a nine-under-par 279 to beat Liselotte Neumann by one stroke. Jones's victory was worth $81,500.
Eric Meeks defeated Danny Yates, 7 and 6, in their scheduled 36-hole final match to win the U.S. Amateur championship, in Hot Springs, Va. (page 35).
HORSE RACING—ALYSHEBA ($4), ridden by Chris McCarron, rallied in the stretch to defeat Bet Twice by three-quarters of a length in the Iselin Handicap for 3-year-olds and up at Monmouth Park, evening their racing rivalry at four victories apiece. Alysheba, a 4-year-old colt, covered the 1? miles in 1:47[4/5] and earned a $300,000 winner's purse to boost his career earnings to $4,470,642, second to John Henry's $6,597,947 on the alltime list for thoroughbreds.
Cryptoclearance ($7), ridden by Jose Santos, breezed to a 10-length victory over 3-10 favorite Cutlass Reality in the Hawthorne Gold Cup at Hawthorne Race Course. The 4-year-old colt earned the $303,690 winner's purse for owner Phil Teinowitz by covering 1� miles in 2:00[1/5].
Mercedes Won ($7.20), Robbie Davis in the saddle, won the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga by half a length over Fast Play. The 2-year-old colt, who earned $142,320 for owner Christopher Spencer, covered 6� furlongs in 1:16[3/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—DALE EARNHARDT, in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, won a 500-lap NASCAR event in Bristol, Tenn., defeating Bill Elliott's Ford Thunderbird by a car length. Earnhardt averaged 78.768 mph in a race slowed for 88 laps by 14 caution flags. The victory was worth $48,500.