BASKETBALL—The U.S. Olympic Development team lost for the first time on its European tour, in the finals of an international tournament in Moscow, to a SOVIET all-star team 89-61.
BICYCLING—Pulling away on the last lap from the lone remaining challenger among a field of 85, MIKE CARNAHAN, 29, of Rochester, N.Y. won the 108-mile men's road title in the National Amateur Bicycle Championships in Manhattan's Central Park. The women's winner was 1969 world champion MRS. AUDREY McELMURY of Del Mar, Calif. (page 24).
BOWLING—BOBBE NORTH of Downey, Calif., emerging from a tightly bunched field, rolled a 213 in the 16th and final game and won the Professional Woman Bowlers Association National Championship in Flint, Mich. Annese Dunleavy of Brooklyn was second, 45 pins behind.
FOOTBALL—In a poll of 518 college head coaches, athletic directors and sports information directors, O. J. SIMPSON, Heisman Trophy winning halfback at Southern California, and PAUL ( BEAR) BRYANT of Alabama were named the 1960s' top college football player and coach. Runners-up were Gale Sayers, formerly of Kansas, and Texas' Darrel Royal, respectively.
GOLF—MARTHA WILKINSON made up a one-hole deficit after the first 18 by winning the first three holes of the day's second round and went on to win the USGA's women's amateur 3-2 over Cynthia Hill at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, Conn. Miss Wilkinson, 21, of Anaheim, Calif., was then invited along with Miss Hill, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Miss Jane Bastanchury to represent the U.S. at the world amateur team championship in Madrid Sept. 30-Oct. 3 (page 42).
HARNESS RACING—HORTON HANOVER ($22.90) won the $49,000 Canadian Pacing Derby, richest event ever in Ontario, by half a length over Tempered Yankee. Winning time for the mile was 1:59.
HORSE RACING—With the favorites out of the money, LOUD ($26) won the 101st Travers at Saratoga Springs by a neck in a record 2:01. Judgable led from the start to the 16th pole, but couldn't withstand Loud's finishing drive. Favorite Twice Worthy finished eighth in the field of nine.
Staunch Avenger ($2.60) ran his unbeaten string to four straight with a victory in the $53,400 Arch Ward Stakes for 2-year-olds at Arlington Park (page 44). The favorite ran the six furlongs in 1:10, with Hook It Up a close second.
MOTOR SPORTS—Indianapolis 500 winner AL UNSER averaged 62.301 mph in winning the 100-mile national dirt-track championship at the Illinois State Fair. Only six starters finished from a field of 27 as 28 of the 100 laps were run under the yellow caution flag.
Pete Hamilton of Charlotte, N.C. averaged a record 158.517 mph in a Plymouth and won his third major NASCAR event of the year, the $130,605 Talledega ( Ala.) 500. He finished only 8.9 seconds ahead of Bobby Isaac. Hamilton's $23,165 prize gave him a total of $120,660 for 12 races this year.