AAU BASKETBALL—The touring team from RUSSIA ended its U.S. visit with a 109-87 victory over the national AAU champions at Lexington. Ky. The Russians finished 2-4 against their collegiate opponents earlier in the week by losing the fifth game 89-80 in overtime and taking the last 72-64. During the slam-bang series the two teams committed a total of 422 fouls in six games.
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: The New York Knickerbockers won the final two games 103-98 and 102-93 to take the NBA championship 4-1 from Los Angeles (page 44).
ABA: The Indiana Pacers took their second straight ABA title, beating Kentucky in seven games. The Pacers lost the sixth game 109-93, but won the fifth 89-86 and the final 88-81 (page 44).
BOXING—Olympians and a Golden Gloves champion fell to high school students at the 85th national AAU championships. RANDY SHIELD, 17, of Hollywood, Calif. upset 1973 Golden Gloves champ Ray Leonard in the 139-pound class. MIKE HESS, 16, of Albany, Ore. took the 119-pound title from Olympian David Armstrong after Hess upset another Olympian, Tim Dement, in the semifinals. DALE GRANT, 17, a national Golden Gloves titlist from Tacoma, Wash., won the 156-pound class by a decision over Jerome Bennett, and MARVIN HAGLER, 20, of Brockton, Mass., outpointed Marine Terry Dobbs for the 165-pound crown.
CHEW—MARIETTA ( Ohio) College captured the team high-point trophy in the 35th Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuylkill River by winning three events in the eight-oar finals. Marietta took the freshman heavyweights, varsity lightweights and the junior varsity heavyweights. The Coast Guard Academy at New London, Conn. won the freshman lightweights and the junior varsity lightweights. The University of Massachusetts scored an upset over Coast Guard in the varsity heavyweights, as Temple finished a surprising second. Alabama won the four-oared final and Jacksonville took the pair-oared event.
GOLF—Bruce Crampton double bogeyed the 18th hole to blow a one-stroke lead and give the $150,000 Colonial National Open to TOM WEISKOPF, who finished with a 276.
HARNESS RACING—In the first viewing of Hambletonian candidates, KNIGHTLY WAY won the $29,500 U.S. Harness Writers Trot for three-year-olds by 1� lengths over Walter Be Good. John Simpson Jr. drove Knightly Way, who paid $23.
HOCKEY—NHL: The Montreal Canadiens lost to the Chicago Black Hawks 8-7 but then bounced back and clinched the Stanley Cup 4-2 with a 6-4 final-game win (page 87).
HORSE RACING—WINDY'S DAUGHTER ($12.40), Braulio Baeza up, took the $60,900 Acorn Stakes at Aqueduct by a length over Poker Night as favorite Belle Marie finished eighth.
1972 Kentucky Derby winner RIVA RIDGE ($2.60), ridden by Ron Turcotte, won a $12,000 six-furlong third race at Aqueduct by four lengths over Dream of Kings.