PRO BASKETBALL—The Milwaukee Bucks staved off elimination from their best-of-seven Eastern Conference final series with the Philadelphia 76ers by defeating the Sixers in Game 4, 100-94. Los Angeles beat San Antonio 129-121 to take a three-games-to-one lead in the Western Conference finals page 28).
BOXING—RAFAEL ORONO retained his WBC super flyweight championship with a unanimous decision over Raul Valdez in Caracas, Venezuela.
PRO FOOTBALL—USFL: Tampa Bay moved into sole possession of first place in the Central Division with a 20-14 victory over Arizona, and Rookie Running Back Gary Anderson, who signed with the Bandits last week, made an auspicious debut. Playing after just four practice sessions, Anderson rushed 18 times for 99 yards, caught four passes for 54 yards and scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. The victory put Tampa Bay a game ahead of Chicago, which dropped a 31-24 decision to Atlantic Division-leading Philadelphia. The Blitz had led 24-10 entering the fourth quarter, but Kelvin Bryant scored on a three-yard run with 12:30 left to make the score 24-17. Another Bryant score, a five-yard sweep, tied matters at 24-24, and then Blitz Quarterback Greg Landry's fumble on Chicago's ensuing possession set up Chuck Fusina's 17-yard scamper for the winning touchdown with 5:46 to play. Birmingham won twice to extend its victory streak to four. On Monday night the Stallions' offense controlled the ball for 43:28, rushed for 242 yards and got a league-record five field goals from Scott Norwood in a 22-7 defeat of New Jersey. Birmingham's defense held Herschel Walker to a season-low 28 yards on 11 carries. Birmingham later crushed Pacific Division-leader Los Angeles 35-20.
GOLF—JIM COLBERT defeated Fuzzy Zoeller on the 6th hole of sudden death to win the $400,000 Colonial National Invitation in Fort Worth. Colbert and Zoeller each completed regulation play at 278, two under par.
By shooting a four-under-par 212 for 54 holes, LENORE MORAOKA won the $150,000 LPGA tournament in Suffolk, Va.
HOCKEY—The New York Islanders took a commanding three-games-to-none lead in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup final series with Edmonton with a 5-1 victory over the Oilers in Uniondale, N.Y. (page 22).
HORSERACING—GATO DEL SOL ($4.20), making his first start since finishing fifth in last year's Travers Stakes, won a $35,000 allowance race at Hollywood Park by 2� lengths over Ayaan. The 4-year-old, with Eddie Delahoussaye aboard, covered a mile and a sixteenth in 1:41[2/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—BOBBY ALLISON drove a Buick to victory in the $244,235 Mason-Dixon 500, averaging 114.847 miles per hour on the one mile Dover (Del.) Downs International Speedway to beat Darrell Waltrip, in a Chevrolet, by half a car length.
Keke Rosberg, driving a Williams-Cosworth, won the Grand Prix of Monaco in Monte Carlo by 18.47 seconds over Nelson Piquet, in a Brabham- BMW turbo.
SAILING—PHILIPPE JEANTOT, competing in his 56-foot aluminum cutter Cr�dit Agricole, won the 27,500-mile BOC Challenge solo circumnavigation boat race with an elapsed time of 159 days, two hours and 26 minutes, a world record. The time is 10 days faster than the mark established by Alain Colas of France in 1974.