MOTOR SPORTS—Driving a Tyrrell-Ford, JACKIE STEWART won the Formula I Grand Prix of Belgium, turning in a time of 1:42:13.43, averaging 108.615 mph. Teammate Fran�ois Cevert was second and Emerson Fittipaldi, who retains the world lead with 35 championship points, placed third.
George Snider and hometown boy BOB HARKEY rounded out the 33-car field as they qualified for the Indianapolis 500. Snider, in a Foyt Coyote Ford, bumped Sam Posey with a 190.355-mph clocking. Harkey, driving a Hopkins Eagle, just made it with 189.733. The average speed of the field was 192.329 mph, 8.318 over the 1972 mark.
Jody Scheckter of South Africa steered his Trojan Chevy to victory in the $50,000 L&M Formula 5,000 championship series at Michigan International Speedway. Finishing 13.141 seconds ahead of England's Derek Bell, Scheckter averaged 110.403 mph for the 75-mile race.
POKER—WALTER CLYDE PEARSON, of Nashville, won $130,000 in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. He defeated 12 other contestants, all of whom had put up $10,000.
SOCCER—A.C. MILAN of Italy defeated Leeds United of England 1-0 to win the European Cup Winners' Cup final in Salonika, Greece.
England defeated Scotland 1-0 for the British tournament championship at Wembley.
TENNIS—Unseeded BRIAN GOTTFRIED smashed Arthur Ashe 6-1, 6-3 to win $30,000 in the Alan King- Caesars Palace Classic in Las Vegas. Gottfried teamed with DICK STOCKTON the day before and defeated Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 for the $10,000 doubles prize.
TRACK & FIELD—Conference championships were decided across the country as UCLA took its fourth Pacific 8 title in five years, accumulating 156 points. Defending champion Southern California was second with 111. Oregon's STEVE PREFONTAINE won an unprecedented fourth straight three-mile-run title with a time of 13:10.4 (page 84).
Indiana gained its third Big Ten crown in four years as the Hoosiers swamped the field with 154 points. Michigan was second with 85. Victories in the high Jump, triple jump, pole vault and three-mile run for Indiana negated KEN POPEJOY's meet-record mile time of 3:59.2 for Michigan State and Wisconsin half-miler SKIP KENT's meet record of 1:46.6.
In the Big Eight, KANSAS clinched its seventh straight title with 137 points, 27 more than second-place Kansas State. MARK LUTZ, who won the 100-yard dash in 9.2 and the 220 in 20.4, paced the Jayhawks. Pole Vaulter TERRY PORTER established a conference mark of 17'4" for the winners, and Colorado's TED CASTANEDA set a three-mile-run conference record of 13:37.4.