BOATING—SANDY SATULLO, a 50-year-old rookie from Fairview Park, Ohio, averaged a record 72 mph in his 36-foot Cigarette Copper Kettle to win the Bahamas 500 by 22 minutes over Bob Magoon, the defending national offshore powerboat champion. It was Satullo's third straight win.
BOWLING—Lefthander EARL ANTHONY of Tacoma, Wash. totaled 9,535 pins to win the $37,500 Portland Open, the second stop on the PBA summer tour.
Betty Morris, a pregnant 24-year-old housewife from Stockton, Calif., rolled a 16-game score of 3,877 to gain the PWBA $20,000 Showboat Classic title in Las Vegas.
BOXING—JOSE NAPOLES retained his world welterweight title with a second-round TKO over Adolph Pruitt of St. Louis in Monterrey, Mexico. The victory lifted Napoles' pro record to 62 wins, four defeats and two draws.
GOLF—With the score tied 8-8, LANCY SMITH defeated Diane Frearson 3 and 2 and BETH BARRY beat Kathryn Phillips 3 and 2 to give the U.S. a 10-8 victory over England in the Curtis Cup in Western Gailes, Scotland.
Kathy Ahern shot a total of 293 for a six-stroke victory over Jane Blalock in the $50,000 Eve-LPG A championship in Sutton, Mass. (page 21).
David (Spec) Goldman, a 63-year-old from Dallas who was runner-up in the 1934 U.S. Amateur, shot a 146 for two rounds to win the U.S. Seniors Golf Association championship in Rye, N.Y. by two strokes over defending champion Jim Knowles of Greenwich, Conn. and Ed Meister of Willoughby, Ohio.
HORSE RACING—Kentucky Derby winner RIVA RIDGE ($5.20) won the $155,900 Belmont Stakes by seven lengths over Ruritania (page 18).
John W. Galbreath's 3-to-1 favorite ROBERTO, named for Pirate Outfielder Roberto Clemente, took the $244,725 Epsom Derby at Epsom Downs, England by less than a nose over Rheingold, a 22-to-1 long shot. Roberto became the fourth American-owned horse to win the event in the past five years, while for Jockey Lester Piggott it was his sixth Derby win.
Ginevra, an 8-to-1 shot owned by Charles St. George of England, won the $120,016 Epsom Oaks, the second of the Epsom Downs classics, by 1� lengths over Regal Exception, an American-owned 100-to-1 shot.