BOATING—First over the finish line of the 235-mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac race and first on corrected time of 42 hours 44 minutes 13 seconds, GYPSY, a 54-foot sloop skippered by Charles Kotovic of Milwaukee, took overall honors in the 41-year-old event for a record third time.
The British-American Universities Sailing Trophy, the prize in a dual competition between six-man student teams sailing 14-foot dinghies in a best-of-nine series, was won. in a sweep, by the U.S.—TERRY L. CRONBURG, MIT; ARTHUR PAINE, University of Rhode Island; CHARLES PAINE, Brown; SCOTT ALLAN,USC; DONALD K. SCHWANZ, MIT; and J. ROBERT WHITE, Ohio State.
BOXING—World Light Heavyweight Champion JOSE TORRES of New York fought 10 rounds to a unanimous decision over onetime heavyweight contender Tom McNeeley of Boston in a nontitle bout in San Juan, P.R.
Sugar Ray Robinson, 45, aiming for Middle-weight Champion Joey Giardello, won a unanimous 10-round decision over Young Joe Walcott, 29, son of the former heavyweight title holder.
GOLF—Returning to the form that won the Masters Tournament in April, JACK NICKLAUS birdied three of the last four holes of the Thunderbird Golf Classic in Harrison, N.Y. for a final-round 68 and won with an 18-under-par 270, two strokes ahead of Gary Player. The victory pushed his official earnings to $89,70O, top on the tour.
HARNESS RACING—In this longest race so far, the 1�-mile Hilltop Trot at Yonkers Raceway. 4-year-old DARTMOUTH ($3.80),guided by Ralph Baldwin, easily defeated Big John by a length and Speedy Count, in third, by another 1� lengths.
Stanley Dancer drove K. D. Owen's NOBLE VICTORY ($2.20) to a half-length win over Perfect Freight in the $25,000 Yonkers Futurity Prep Trot. It was the 16th straight victory over two seasons for the 3-year-old colt.
HORSE RACING—George D. Widener's 4-year-old filly STEEPLE JILL ($9.20), ridden by John Ruane, took the 1�-mile, $123,265 Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park by 4� lengths over Christiana Stable's Ho Ho. The favorite. Miss Cavandish, finished third, another� length behind.
Three-year-old TERRY'S SECRET ($4.80), Alex Maese in the saddle, won the 1?-mile. $81,000 Sunset Handicap at Hollywood Park by 5� lengths over Ramant, who finished second.
Undefeated NATIVE STREET ($3.60), a daughter of Native Dancer, Manuel Ycaza up, outsprinted a field of 14 other 2-year-old fillies in the six-furlong, $124,000 Sorority Stakes at New Jersey's Monmouth Park to win by six lengths over Shimmering Gold, her sister.