BOWLING—PETE COUTURE defeated Marshall Holman 211-186 to win a $110,000 PBA tournament in San Jose, Calif.
BOXING—ROBERTO DURAN won the WBA junior middleweight title, stopping Davey Moore in the eighth round at Madison Square Garden (page 22).
Jaime Garza recovered from a knockdown in the first round to win the vacated WBC super bantamweight title over Bobby Berna by a second-round knockout in Los Angeles.
PRO FOOTBALL—USFL: Monday's Oakland-Denver game could have produced a three-way tie in the Pacific Division between the Invaders, the Gold and Los Angeles, but Oakland, with Dupre Marshall falling on a Denver fumble at the Invader six-yard line with 1:54 remaining to save the victory, won 16-10 to pull a game ahead of the Express and two ahead of the Gold. Later in the week L.A. blew a chance to catch Oakland when it was upset 20-13 by New Jersey. Meanwhile, in the Central Division, first-place Chicago went a game ahead of Tampa Bay. Trumaine Johnson caught three touchdown passes from Bobby Scott to pace the Blitz to a 29-14 win over Birmingham; the Bandits then lost 24-17 to Boston. That win kept the Breakers' hopes for a wild-card playoff berth alive, the Atlantic leader, Philadelphia, having already clinched the division's postseason slot.
GOLF—LARRY NELSON shot a four-under-par 280 to beat Tom Watson by one stroke and win the U.S. Open in Oakmont, Pa. (page 28).
Jan Stephenson shot an 11-under-par 205 to win the $200,000 Lady Keystone Open by 1 stroke over Pat Bradley in Hershey, Pa.
HARNESS RACING—RALPH HANOVER ($3.60), driven by Ron Waples, beat Raffi by two lengths to win the $379,004.75 Messenger Stakes at Roosevelt Raceway. The 3-year-old paced the mile in 1:57, the fastest time ever for the first leg of pacing's Triple Crown.
HORSE RACING—ABLE MONEY ($18.20), Antonio Graell in the irons, beat High Schemes by three lengths to win the $140,250 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old filly ran the 1? miles in 1:49[1/5].
First Summer Day ($20.80), ridden by David Clark, beat Lady Ice by a neck in the $196,800 Canadian Oaks at Woodbine Racetrack. The 3-year-old filly ran the 1? miles in 1:52[3/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—AL HOLBERT, HURLEY HAYWOOD and VERN SCHUPPAN, driving a Porsche, won the Le Mans 24-hour race by 64 seconds over Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell, in a Porsche. The winners covered a record 3,136 miles around the 8.51-mile circuit for an average of 130.70 mph.