BOATING—JACK KNIFE, skippered by Jack Greenberg of Miami, 47, won the Annapolis-to-Newport race. The 42-foot sloop covered the 473-nautical-mile course in a corrected time of 74 hours 11 minutes.
BOWLING—TOMMY HUDSON topped Jay Robinson 206-200 to win the Columbia-PBA national championship in Seattle. Picking up his third title of the year. Hudson earned $10,000.
BOXING—VICTOR GALINDEZ retained his WBA light-heavyweight title with a unanimous 15-round decision over Richie Kates in Rome.
Carlos Palomino of Los Angeles kept his WBC welterweight title by knocking out Britain's Dave Green in the 11th round in London.
COLLEGE BASEBALL—On the strength of a seventh-inning homer by Chris Bando, ARIZONA STATE beat South Carolina 2-1 to win the 31st College World Series in Omaha. It was the fourth NCAA title for the Sun Devils, who finished the season with a 57-12 record (page 47).
GOLF—HUBERT GREEN held off a challenge by Lou Graham in the final nine to take the U.S. Open by one stroke over the 6,873-yard Southern Hills course in Tulsa. Green shot a fourth-round 70 to finish at two-under-par 278 and win $45,000 (page 14).
Judy Rankin recovered from a double bogey on the first hole to shoot a final-round 72 and win the Mayflower Classic by two strokes over Jane Blalock in Noblesville, Ind. Rankin finished at four-under-par 212 and earned $7,500 for her 23rd tour championship.
The University of Miami won the AIAW championship by 16 strokes over the University of Tulsa on Oahu's Kuilima course. Miami's Cathy Morse took the individual title by two strokes with a 15-over-par 299.
HARNESS RACING—JADE PRINCE ($63.20), Jack Kopas at the reins, won the $286,500 Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway, covering the mile in 1:59 and beating Nat Lobell by half a length (page 20).
Armbro Ranger ($56.40), driven by Joe O'Brien, set a world record of 2:23[3/5] in the 1�-mile Ashford Castle Pace at Yonkers Raceway, lowering the previous mark, held by Rambling Willie, by [4/5] second.