U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM QUALIFIERS
ROWING—MEN'S PAIR WITHOUT COXSWAIN: Dave DeRuff, Newport Beach, Calif.; John Strotbeck, Philadelphia. MEN'S FOUR WITH COXSWAIN: Edward Ives, Hamilton, Mass.; Greg Springer, Canoga Park, Calif.; Michael Bach, West Hartford, Conn.; Tom Kiefer, Salisbury, Conn.; John Stillings, Seattle. MEN'S QUADRUPLE SCULLS: Curtis Fleming, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Greg Montesi, Barrington, R.I.; Bruce Beall, Vancouver; Ridgely Johnson, New York City. MEN'S DOUBLE SCULLS: Brad Alan Lewis, Corona del Mar, Calif.; Paul Enquist, Seattle. WOMEN'S PAIR WITHOUT COXSWAIN: Chart Towne, Wild Rose, Wis.; Barbara Kirch, Tennlyn, Pa.
BOATING—PAMIR, a 45-foot Swan skippered by FRANCIS CURREN JR., won overall honors in the 37th biennial Newport- Bermuda race with a corrected time of 3 days, 5 hours, 59 minutes and 10 seconds. The 80-foot Frers Boomerang, with George Coumantaros at the helm, was first across the finish line, in an elapsed time of 3:10:11:50.
CREW—At the 145th Royal Henley Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, the BRITISH OLYMPIC eight, rowing under the colors of the Leander and London boat clubs, defeated the University of Washington in the Grand Challenge Cup final by three lengths. The winning crew's time for the one-mile, 550-yard course was 6:22. The BROWN UNIVERSITY eight won the Lady's Challenge Plate when it defeated Temple by one length in a time of 6:42 for the mile and five-sixteenths course.
PRO FOOTBALL—In the first round of the USFL playoffs, Philadelphia struck for three touchdowns in an 11-minute span of the second quarter en route to a 28-7 romp past New Jersey. The Stars' Kelvin Bryant rushed for 117 yards and scored three touchdowns as Philadelphia, which had the best regular-season record (16-2) in the league, avenged its only two setbacks. The Stars will host Birmingham, which routed Tampa Bay 36-17 behind Joe Cribbs's 112 yards rushing and one TD, in the Eastern Conference final. In the West, Arizona upset Houston 17-16 as the Wranglers' Greg Landry hit Doug Dennison with an 11-yard touchdown pass with just 1:49 left to play. Arizona's opponent in the Western final will be Los Angeles, which ousted defending champion Michigan 27-21 in the longest pro football game ever played (page 22).
GOLF—GREG NORMAN shot a final-round five-under-par 67 to win the $525,000 Canadian Open in Oakville, Ont. His 278 for the tournament was 10 strokes under par and two shots better than runner-up Jack Nicklaus's total.
By shooting a one-over-par 71, MILLER BARBER won the United States Senior Open in Pittsford, N.Y. by two strokes over Arnold Palmer (page 60).
Amy Alcott shot a tournament-record seven-under-par 65 in the final round to win the $200,000 Lady Keystone Open in Hershey, Pa.
HORSE RACING—EL GRAN SENOR, ridden by Pat Eddery, won the Irish Sweeps Derby at the Curragh track in Eire by a length over Rainbow Quest. The 3-year-old was timed in 2:31.5 for the 1� miles.