BOATING—ERNEST FAY of Houston skippered his 5.5-meter Pride to victory in three of the four races for the Scandinavian Gold Cup on Long Island Sound. The cup, a competition among Norway, the Bahamas, Canada and the U.S. in which the victor is the first boat to win three races, had been won three times previously by Fay. The fourth race was taken by Crown Prince Harald of Norway, who had defeated Fay for the U.S. 5.5-meter championship a week earlier.
The four-race series for the first National Shields class championship off Greenwich, Conn. was won by PATRICK O'NEAL of Larchmont, N.Y., the high scorer with 51� points. Michael Dunleavy of Oyster Bay, N.Y., who was leading going into the final race, fouled O'Neal's boat and withdrew to wind up eighth in the field of 18 entrants.
With finishes of 3-8-7-1-1, JACK GLOVER of Mobile, Ala. took the National Rhodes-19 class championship over a six-mile triangular course on Long Island Sound. Alan Watkins of Port Washington, N.Y. came in second with 8-4-3-3-3 finishes.
BOXING—For the third time this year SUGAR RAY ROBINSON, 45, defeated Young Joe Walcott of Bridgeton, N.J. The fight, at the Philadelphia Athletic Club, was a unanimous 10-round decision for the former champion.
Fighting in Liverpool, England, BRIAN LONDON, the ex-British Empire heavyweight champion now ranked No. 7 by the WBA, scored a one-round knockout of Roger Rischer of Oakland, Calif., the No. 8 contender. Rischer went down three times, all within 52 seconds.
Buster Mathis, a former 300-pound AAU heavyweight champion and now a 273-pound professional with four straight victories, took a unanimous six-round decision from Bob Stalling in his home-town debut in Grand Rapids.
FOOTBALL—NFL: GREEN BAY slipped by Baltimore 20-17 on a last-minute 37-yard TD pass from Zeke Bratkowski to Max McGee (page 76). Charley Johnson evened ST. LOUIS' record at 1-1, with 11 completions in 19 attempts for 310 yards and six touchdowns (one short of the NFL record) against Cleveland for a 49-13 victory. It was the Browns' worst beating since 1959. DALLAS took over first place in the East with a 27-7 defeat of Washington, as Bob Hayes, the Olympic 100-meter champion, scored three times—twice on short runs and once on a pass from Don Meredith, which he ran in from the 45. Andy Stynchula's 11-yard field goal with 16 seconds remaining gave NEW YORK a 16-14 win over Philadelphia; John Brodie led SAN FRANCISCO to its second straight—27-17 over Pittsburgh—with a 20-yard TD pass to John David Crow in the first quarter and a TD plunge from the four in the final period; Milt Plum's 48-yard TD pass to Amos Marsh, with 22 seconds to go, lifted DETROIT to a 31-29 win over Minnesota; and Bill Munson saved LOS ANGELES with two touchdown passes and a scoring plunge in the fourth quarter that squeezed the Rams past Chicago 30-28.
AFL: Jack Kemp completed 22 out of 37 passes for 292 yards, and Pete Gogolak kicked four field goals to give BUFFALO a 33-21 win over New York, leaving the Bills the only 3-0 team in the league. Overshadowed by the defeat was Jet Joe Namath's 19 completions for 282 yards. DENVER beat Boston 27-10, as Cookie Gilchrist carried 32 times for 142 yards and rookie Wendell Hayes scored twice on runs from the six and the 12. With less than a minute to play, Tom Flores threw five yards to Fullback Alan Miller for the score that gave OAKLAND a 21-17 victory and Houston its first loss. KANSAS CITY and SAN DIEGO tied 10-10 when the Chiefs' Tom Brooker, who had failed on two earlier field-goal attempts, kicked a 21-yarder in the final minutes.
GOLF—After finishing the 72 holes of the $45,000 Greater Seattle Open in a tie with Doug Sanders at 279, GAY BREWER parred the first hole of a sudden-death playoff for his first victory on the PGA tour since 1963.
Sandra Haynie shot a five-under-par 279 to win the LPGA Championship in Las Vegas by one stroke over Clifford Ann Creed.