BOATING—Australia, sailed by DON WOODS, BRETT DRYLAND and ROD WATERHOUSE, defeated Cool Cat by 1:01:30 to win the Worrell 1000 ocean race from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to Virginia Beach, Va. for 16-foot Hobie Cats (page 70).
BOWLING—MAL ACOSTA defeated Don Bell 226-196 to win a $105,000 PBA tournament in Fremont, Calif.
BOXING—WILFRED BENITEZ won the WBC super welterweight title with a 12th-round knockout of defending champ Maurice Hope in Las Vegas (page28).
GOLF—KEITH FERGUS won his first PGA tournament, the $400,000 Memorial in Dublin, Ohio, shooting a four-under-par 284, one stroke better than Jack Renner.
Kathy Hite shot a six-under-par 282 to win the $125,000 Corning (N.Y.) Classic by one stroke over JoAnne Carner.
Florida southern, led by individual champion Tom Patri who shot a five-over-par 293, won the NCAA Division II title 1,184 strokes to 1,219 over runner-up U.S. International in Simsbury, Conn.
With a total score of 1,262, CAL STATE-STANISLAUS defeated Roanoke College by three strokes to win its sixth consecutive NCAA Division III championship in Pinehurst, N.C. Ryan Fox of North Carolina- Greensboro was the individual champ with a 17-over-par 305.
HOCKEY—The New York Islanders won their second consecutive Stanley Cup by defeating the Minnesota North Stars four games to one in their best-of-seven series (page 67).
HORSE RACING—EASILY SMASHED ($6), Jackie Martin up, defeated Runnin Bane by a head to win the $187,653 Kansas Derby for quarter horses at Ruidoso (N. Mex.) Downs. The 3-year-old ran the 400 yards in 20.09 seconds.
Heavenly cause ($2.60), Laffit Pincay Jr. up, beat Dame Mysterieuse by 3� lengths to win the $84,750 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old filly's time for the mile was 1:35[1/5].