TENNIS—ILIE NASTASE won the Masters title for the fourth time in five years by defeating Bjorn Borg 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in Stockholm (page 14).
Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert defeated Marty Riessen and Billie Jean King 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in a $150,000 mixed-doubles challenge match at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
TRACK & FIELD—JEROME DRAYTON of Canada won the Fukuoka, Japan marathon in 2:10:8.4. Australia's David Chettle was second, Will Rodgers of the U.S. third.
WATER POLO—THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at BERKELEY won a record third straight NCAA championship, defeating the University of California at Irvine 9-8; in Long Beach.
MILEPOSTS—AWARDED: To ARCHIE GRIFFIN, an unprecedented second Heisman Trophy. The 5'9" Ohio Stale tailback set a major college-career rushing record of 5,176 yards, including 31 consecutive regular-season games of 100 yards or more.
DIED: DAVE KOSLO, 55, who pitched the New York Giants to a 5-1 win over the Yankees to open the 1951 World Series and had a 12-year career record of 92-107 with a 3.68 ERA; in Menasha, Wis.
DIED: JACK MOLLENKOPF, 72, retired Purdue football coach, who in 14 seasons with the Boilermakers compiled an 84-39-9 record, including a 1967 Rose Bowl win over USC; in Rochester, Minn.
DIED: ERNESTO MASERATI, 77, co-founder of the automobile company whose racing cars dominated world competition in the 1930s, won the Indy 500 in 1939 and 1940 and later became synonymous with luxury sports cars; in Bologna, Italy.