BOWLING—BOB CHAMBERLAIN defeated Jim Pencak 245-215 to win his second PBA title and $18,000, in Waukegan, Ill.
BOXING—CHANG JUNG KOO of South Korea retained his WBC light flyweight title by winning a unanimous 12-round decision over Francisco Montiel of Mexico.
John Collins of Chicago scored a second-round TKO over Mark Holmes of Easton, Pa. to win the vacant USBA middleweight title, in Scranton, Pa.
CYCLING—At the United States Cycling Federation road cycling championships in Milwaukee, WAYNE STETINA of Chatsworth, Calif. beat Gerry Fornes of Columbus, Ohio in the 118-mile race to win his fifth national title. In the women's 60-mile race, REBECCA DAUGHTEN of Carmel, N.Y. won her second consecutive national championship, defeating Kelly Kittredge of South Pasadena, Calif. in a sprint finish.
GOLF—SCOTT VERPLANK won on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff at a tour event in Oak Brook, Ill. to become the first amateur to win a PGA tournament since Gene Littler did it in 1954. Verplank finished regulation play at a nine-under-par 279 along with runner-up Jim Thorpe, who will receive the first-place check of $90,000 because of Verplank's amateur status (page 9).
Penny Hammel beat Nancy Lopez by one stroke to win her first LPGA tournament, in Toledo. The 23-year-old rookie, who earned $26,250, shot a final-round 65 for a 10-under-par 278.
Dana Lofland, 17, of Oxnard, Calif. won the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship at the St. Clair Country Club in Pittsburgh, defeating Amy Fruhwirth, 17, of Cypress, Calif. 4 and 3.
Ian Baker-Finch fired a final-round 66 for a 14-under-par 274 total to win the Scandinavian Open in Stockholm. Graham Marsh finished two strokes back to place second.
HARNESS RACING—PRAKAS ($2.60), driven by Bill O'Donnell, won the Hambletonian, the second leg of trotting's Triple Crown for 3-year-olds, at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
In other Meadowlands races, two world records were set. O'Donnell drove NIHILATOR ($2.10) to an alltime best for pacers with a mile clocking of 1:49[3/5], eclipsing the 1:50[3/5] mark he shared with Colt Fortysix; and MAY WINE ($7), four months in foal to Niatross, set a world mark for a pacing mare, as John Campbell drove her to a 1:52[3/5] mile.