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INDOOR SOCCER—MISL: San Diego won the MISL championship, defeating Baltimore 3-1 in San Diego to win their best-of-five playoff series three games to two. It was the Sockers' second consecutive indoor championship (page 76).
SOCCER—NASL: Home cooking doesn't agree with the Sounders. San Diego defeated Seattle 1-0 in the Kingdome to hand the Sounders their fifth consecutive home loss. Socker Goalkeeper Volkmar Gross got his first shutout of the season and Lorenz Hilkes scored the game's lone goal at 60:56. San Diego had gotten a taste of its own home remedy two nights earlier, when Toronto blanked the Sockers 3-0 on Jan Moller's second shutout of the year. The celebrated showdown between the Cosmos' Giorgio Chinaglia and Golden Bay's Steve Zungul in the Meadowlands never materialized. The Eastern Division-leading Cosmos rocked the Earthquakes 5-1, with Chinaglia scoring his 12th goal of the year and Zungul drawing the collar on five shots. The Quakes bounced back to beat Team America 1-0 in Washington on Stan Terlecki's 20-foot score from the left corner with 3:15 remaining. The loss prevented Team America from taking first place in the Southern Division from Tulsa, which snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over Montreal. Vancouver, tops in the West, whipped Chicago 3-1 thanks to some spectacular goalkeeping from Tino Lettieri, who missed his fourth shutout in seven games when the Sting's Karl-Heinz Granitza scored with 4:53 to play. On Sunday, the Sting lost to Toronto 3-2 as the Blizzard's Colin Miller, in his first NASL start, had two goals, including the game winner in overtime.
TENNIS—CHRIS EVERT LLOYD defeated Kathy Horvath 6-4, 7-6 to win the $150,000 German Open in Berlin.
TRACK & FIELD—GALINA SAVINKOVA established a women's world record in the discus with a throw of 240'4" in Leselidze, U.S.S.R. She surpassed by 4'9" the mark set by Maria Petkova-Vergova in 1980.
MILEPOSTS—PLACED ON PROBATION: For one year by the NCAA, the VIRGINIA TECH football team, for recruiting violations involving eight current players. The Gobblers will be eligible for bowl game and television appearances in 1983, but the eight players will be ineligible for postseason competition.
RESIGNED: As coach of the Boston Celtics, BILL FITCH, 49, three days after Celtics owner Harry Mangurian announced that the club was for sale. Fitch had a 242-86 record with Boston in four seasons and guided the Celtics to the NBA championship in 1981.
SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE: By the Florida Parole Commission, former NFL Defensive Lineman DON REESE, 31, on June 21. Reese has served nearly five months of a six-month-to-five-year sentence for violating parole on a 1977 conviction for drug trafficking and possession. He had been some two months short of completing four years of probation resulting from those charges when he described the use of cocaine by himself and other NFL players in the June 14, 1982 issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. His use of the drug constituted a technical violation of parole. He has been incarcerated since Jan. 25.
DIED: JACK STEWART, 66, a former defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings; of stomach cancer; in Detroit. In 10 seasons (1938-50) with the Red Wings, Stewart scored 30 goals, had 79 assists and was selected for the NHL's All-Star team four times. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964.