BOWLING—NEIL BURTON won his first professional title, defeating Mark Roth 204-192 in the final match to win the $116,000 ABC Masters Tournament in Louisville.
BOXING—YOKO GUSHIKEN defended his WBA junior flyweight championship for a record 12th time with an eighth-round knockout of Martin Vargas in Kochi, Japan.
GOLF—BETH DANIEL shot a one-under-par 287 to win the $125,000 LPGA Golden Lights championship in New Rochelle, N.Y. by two strokes over Nancy Lopez-Melton and Jo Ann Washam (page 20).
John Mahaffey, with a five-under-par 275, beat Craig Stadler by three strokes to win the $400,000 PGA Kemper Open in Bethesda, Md.
Jay Don Blake of Utah State beat Hal Sutton of Centenary on the fourth hole of a playoff to win the individual title at the NCAA championships in Columbus, Ohio. OKLAHOMA STATE shot a team score of 1,173 to defeat Brigham Young by four strokes for the team title.
HORSE RACING—CZARAVICH ($3.40), ridden by Laffit Pincay, won the $139,750 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont by a nose over State Dinner. The 4-year-old was timed in 1:35[4/5] for the mile.
LACROSSE—JOHNS HOPKINS defeated Virginia 9-8 in double overtime to win its third consecutive NCAA championship, in Ithaca, N.Y. (page 66).
MOTOR SPORTS—ALAN JONES, driving a Williams, finished 50.9 seconds ahead of Jochen Mass' Arrows to win the Spanish Grand Prix held on the Jarama Circuit. It was doubtful, however, that Jones' victory will count toward this season's World Driving Championship. Because of a dispute between the Formula One Constructors Association, an organization of team owners, and F�d�ration Internationale du Sport Automobile, the governing body of Formula I racing, over the payment of fines incurred by several drivers for missing mandatory meetings before previous Formula I races, the Ferrari, Renault and Alfa-Romeo teams withdrew from the race.
Cale Yarborough averaged 159.046 in his Chevrolet Monte Carlo to win the $186,700 NASCAR 400 race in College Station, Texas by a lap over Richard Petty, in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
ROAD RACING—GRETE WAITZ of Norway established a woman's world record of 30:59.8 in the 10-km. run in New York City. Her time was 15.6 seconds faster than the record she set last year.