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BOWLING—DENNIS JACQUES beat Wayne Webb 226-201 to win $17,000 and a PBA event in Seattle.
BOXING—SOT CHITALDA retained his WBC flyweight crown with a 12-round draw against Gabriel Bernal in Bangkok.
CYCLING—ERIC HEIDEN sprinted to the finish of the 156-mile race in Philadelphia to beat Jesper Worre by a bike length at the first U.S. Pro Cycling Championship (page 22).
PRO FOOTBALL—Gambler quarterback Todd Dillon, subbing for injured Jim Kelly, opened the week on Monday evening, passing for 365 yards and four TDs to help Houston rout San Antonio 49-21 and clinch the last remaining wild-card playoff berth. In the final weekend of the regular season, Los Angeles lost its eighth consecutive game, 17-10 to Orlando, to finish last in the West and, with a 3-15 record, equal the league mark for futility. "It has been a deterioration process from the start," said coach John Hadl. Renegade quarterback Reggie Collier threw two touchdown passes to lead Orlando to the victory. Memphis QB Mike Kelley ran for one TD, threw for another and completed 15 of 19 passes for 214 yards in a 38-28 defeat of Arizona. The third straight Memphis win gave the team the home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs, along with Oakland, Birmingham and New Jersey. Birmingham won the Eastern Conference title by beating the Generals 14-6. In winning, the Stallions ended New Jersey's 13-game unbeaten streak at home and Herschel Walker's string of 100-yard games at 11. Walker gained only 73 yards in 25 carries and finished the regular season with 2,411 yards in 438 attempts. Running backs Kelvin Bryant and Allen Harvin each scored twice as Baltimore won for the fifth time in six weeks by defeating Tampa Bay 38-10. Jacksonville crushed Denver 42-6, and San Antonio topped Portland 21-13.
Alice Miller shot an eight-under-par 280 to win her fourth tournament of the year and earn the winner's check of $37,500 at an LPGA event in Indianapolis. She beat Jane Blalock, Mary Beth Zimmerman and Beth Solomon by six strokes.
Seve Ballesteros sank a 35-foot putt on the second playoff hole to beat Bernhard Langer and win $25,000 at the Irish Open in Dublin. The reigning British Open and Masters champs, respectively, were tied after 72 holes at six-under 278.
HARNESS RACING—PERSHING SQUARE ($7.80), driven by Bill O'Donnell, won the Messenger Stakes, the opening leg in the Triple Crown for 3-year-old pacers, by a head over Dragon's Lair. The colt covered the distance in a Roosevelt Raceway record of 1:55[2/5], taking home a check of $96,512.
Meadow Road ($8.40), driven by Torbjorn Jansson, sped 1� miles in 2:57[3/5] to take the inaugural Statue of Liberty Trot at the Meadowlands and break the world record for trotters of 3:01[3/5] set by Kash Minbar in 1977.