PRO BASKETBALL—The DETROIT PISTONS beat the Los Angeles Lakers 105-97 to win their first NBA title, with a four-game sweep (page 28).
CYCLING—GREG ORAVETZ outsprinted Mike Engleman by a bike length to win the 156-mile U.S. Pro Cycling Championship, in Fairmount Park, in Philadelphia, with a time of 6:23:39. The victory was worth $25,000.
GOLF—CURTIS STRANGE shot a two-under-par 278 to beat runners-up Chip Beck, Ian Woosnam and Mark McCumber by a stroke and win his second consecutive U.S. Open. Strange earned $200,000 for the victory (page 20).
Laura Davies edged Pat Bradley by a stroke on the last hole in an LPGA tour event in Hershey, Pa. Davies finished the 54-hole tournament with a nine-under-par 207 and earned $45,000.
HORSE RACING—KING GLORIOUS ($6.40), ridden by Chris McCarron, defeated Roi Danzig by four lengths to win the Ohio Derby, at Thistledown. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1? miles in 1:50[2/5] and earned $180,000.
El Senor ($7.60), Herb McCauley up, beat Coeur de Lion by a neck in the Bowling Green Handicap, at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old horse ran the 1?-mile turf course in 2:18.66 and received top money of $144,960.
Bayakoa ($2.40), with Laffit Pincay Jr. in the saddle, defeated Flying Julia by a length in the Milady Handicap, at Hollywood Park. The 5-year-old mare covered the 1[1/16] miles in 1:42 to win $91,500.
MOTOR SPORTS—EMERSON FITTIPALDI, in a Penske PC 18-Chevrolet, came from last place to win the Detroit Grand Prix by 29.544 seconds over Scott Pruett, who drove a Lola-Judd. Fittipaldi averaged 76.122 mph over 62 laps of the 2.5-mile, 17-turn circuit. He earned $144,160 for the win.
Thierry Boutsen drove a Williams- Renault to a 30-second victory over teammate Riccardo Patrese for the first Formula One victory of his 95-race career, at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. Boutsen averaged 93.028 mph over 69 laps of the 2.72-mile, 15-turn course.
Terry Labonte, driving a Ford, averaged 131.319 mph for 200 laps of the 2.5-mile Pocono International Raceway oval to beat Harry Gant, in an Oldsmobile, by 1.88 seconds and win a NASCAR event and $54,807.