BOWLING—The classic division all-events title of the American Bowling Congress tournament in St. Paul, the only title that brings a cash prize ($4,000), was won by TOM HENNESSEY of St. Louis, who bowled a 12-game total of 2,549 pins. BOB KENNICUTT took the classic singles with 697, LARRY OAKAR and BILL BEACH the doubles with 1,355 and THELMAL LANES of Louisville the five-man team title with 6,151 for six games.
After 42 days of competition between more than 4,000 teams and 20,000 individuals, the Woman's International Bowling Congress tournament in Portland, Ore. ended with DORIS RUDELL (659) the singles winner. BETTY REMMICK and MARY ANN WHITE (1,263) the doubles winners, DONNA ZIMMERMAN (1,833) the all-events titlist and the BELMONT PRO SHOP of Chicago (2,929) the team champion.
BOXING—In a 10-round unanimous decision at Madison Square Garden, former middleweight champion DICK TIGER of Nigeria defeated Rubin Carter, flooring him twice in the second round and once in the fourth (page 28).
Masahiko (Fighting) Harada, 22, of Japan, who was the flyweight champion of the world for three months when he was 19, won the world's bantamweight title with a 15-round split decision over Eder Jofre of Brazil in Nagoya. The fight was Jofre's eighth title defense since 1961 (all of them had been won by knockouts) and his first loss in 50 fights.
GOLF—Starting the final round of the $60,000 Memphis Open five strokes behind the leader, Julius Boros, JACK NICKLAUS shot four straight birdies on the 9th through the 12th holes and went on to tie Johnny Pott at the end of regulation play with a 271. Nicklaus then took the title with a par 4 on the first hole of the sudden-death playoff when Pott drove into muddy rough and trees and ended with a bogey.
Mickey Wright, despite a four-over-par 75 in the last round, won the Dallas Civitan tournament, only her second this year.
HARNESS RACING—SPEEDY SCOT ($2.70) took the $25,000 Goldsmith Maid at Roosevelt Raceway, his 40th win in 49 races, by 1� lengths over Express Rodney. Su Mac Lad finished third, three-quarters of a length farther back.
HORSE RACING—Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs' AFFECTIONATELY ($9.80), a 5-year-old mare, beat George D. Widener's Steeple Jill by eight lengths to win the 1?-mile Top Flight Handicap at Aqueduct. For her trainer, Hirsch Jacobs, it was the eighth winner in 21 stakes races run this year at Aqueduct.
The world record of 1:20 for seven furlongs was equaled by NATIVE DIVER ($5.80), Jerry Lambert up, when the 6-year-old horse defeated Viking Spirit by a neck in the $55,300 Los Angeles Handicap at Hollywood Park.
MOTOR SPORTS—A Ferrari driven by Britain's JOHN SURTEES and Italy's LUDOVICO SCARFIOTTI completed the 1,000-km sports-car race at the N�rburgring in Germany in a record 6:53:05 (an average speed of 90.46 mph), giving Ferrari its fourth consecutive victory there, also a record. It was the first time the race has been run in less than seven hours.