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GOLF—Leading all the way, ED SNEED triumphed easily in the $130,000 Greater Milwaukee Open at Tuckaway Country Club, finishing at 276. He was 12 under par and four strokes up on Grier Jones, who was second.
Sue Roberts, of Columbus, Ohio, gained her first tour victory and $5,000, in the $35,000 Niagara Frontier Classic at River Oaks Country Club in Grand Island, N.Y. Her 54-hole total of 213, six under par, put her two strokes ahead of second-place finisher JoAnne Carner.
HANDBALL—ARTIE REYER and MIKE DIKMAN, representing the Rockaway ( N.Y.) Hartman Handball Club, upset the No. 1-seeded team of Ruby Obert and Joel Wisotsky, of the New York Athletic Club, 21-13 and 21-16 to take the National AAU one-wall doubles championship at the Brighton Beach Baths in Brooklyn.
HARNESS RACING—SIR DALRAE ($17.80), driven by Jim Dennis, took the $52,500 first leg of the U.S. Pacing Championship series at Roosevelt Raceway, which he swept last year. Sir Dalrae covered the distance in 1:59, with Steady Airliner three-quarters of a length back and favored Armbro Nesbit third.
HORSE RACING—FOREGO ($2.80), Heliodoro Gustines aboard, overtook Billy Come Lately in the stretch of the $111,000 Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct to win the mile and 3/16ths race by three-quarters of a length in 1:54[4/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—Doing last-lap tricks in his Mercury, DAVID PEARSON nipped Richard Petty in a Dodge to win the Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Pearson's average speed was a slow 138.302 mph (page 20).
Sweden's RONNIE PETERSON steered his JPS-Lotus to a narrow victory in the French Grand Prix at Dijon averaging 119.35 mph around the two-mile circuit. Ferrari Drivers Niki Lauda, of Austria, and Clay Regazzoni, of Switzerland, finished two-three, moving them into the top two spots in the Formula I championship standings.
ROWING—The SOVIET UNION took top honors at the Henley Royal Regatta at Henley on Thames, England. Russian rowers won trophies in the heavyweight eights, coxless fours and two pairs. The Porcellian Boat Club of Harvard won the other coxless fours race, and Holy Spirit High, of Absecon, N.J., took the schoolboy eights.
SOCCER—WEST GERMANY brought the World Cup home for the first time in 20 years with a 2-1 victory over the favored Netherlands at Olympic Stadium in Munich. In the consolation, Poland took third place, beating defending champion Brazil 1-0.