BASEBALL—Top-ranked SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA beat Florida State 2-1 when Second Baseman Frank Alfano singled with the bases loaded in the 15th inning, wrapping up the College World Series at Omaha.
BOXING—Heavyweight JERRY QUARRY, an 8-to-5 underdog with the oddsmakers, scored a TKO over Mac Foster in the sixth round of their nontitle bout at Madison Square Garden.
GOLF—England's TONY JACKLIN won the U.S. Open in Chaska, Minn. by seven strokes over Dave Hill, sinking a birdie putt on the 72nd hole to finish with a total of 281, seven under par for the tournament (page 14).
HARNESS RACING—Dr. and Mrs. George Smith's COLUMBIA GEORGE ($3.40) scored a half-length win over Bye Bye Max in the $30,850 Commodore Pace at Roosevelt. Roland Beaulieu drove, clocking the fastest mile of the year in 1:58[2/5]. Most Happy Fella was third, 2� lengths back, with Truluck fourth.
HORSE RACING—MISSILE BELLE ($19.80) held off favored Cathy Honey in the stretch to capture the $133,875 Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park by a length, with Kilts 'n Kapers a distant seven lengths back in third. The John A. Morris entry covered the 1� miles of the third leg of the filly Triple Crown in 2:03[4/5], under Pete Anderson.
Fence Post Farm's CORN OFF THE COB ($4) galloped to a six-length victory over Tenacious Jr. in the $109,500 Arlington Classic, with top-weighted George Lewis third, another half-length back. Eddie Belmonte drove the winner to a fast time of 1:35 for the mile.
Fast hilarious ($17.60), owned by Mrs. Dorothy Rigney and ridden by Carlos Marquez, led all the way and beat Figonero by a nose at the wire to win the $126,000 Michigan Mile and One Eighth at Detroit, matching the track-record time of 1:47[2/5]. Pleasure Seeker finished third.
In the $100,000 Hollywood Park Invitational Turf Handicap, Howard B. Keck's FIDDLE ISLE ($5.20) overpowered Fort Marcy by a neck, clipping one second off the 1�-mile track record with 2:25[3/5]. Governors Party was third. The race marked Jockey Bill Shoemaker's 5,959th career win.
Entered by Parkview Stables, ALMONER ($7.70) posted a three-quarter-length triumph over Fanfreluche in the 111th edition of the $88,300 Queen's Plate at Woodbine, Canada's oldest and richest race. Sandy Hawley brought the winner home in 2:04[4/5] over the 1� miles.
MOTOR SPORTS—Austrian JOCHEN RINDT, driving a Lotus, won the Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort over Scotland's Jackie Stewart, with Jackie Ickx of Belgium third. Rindt covered the 208.8 miles in 1:50:43.41 for an average speed of 113.08 mph. The race produced one tragedy—the fatal crash of British Driver Piers Courage.