PRO BASKETBALL—Boston clung to a half-game lead in the Atlantic Division after beating Los Angeles 108-103 on Sunday. Second-place Philadelphia won all three of its games and signed Darryl Dawkins to a five-year contract reportedly worth more than $3 million. Boston's win in L.A. kept Seattle in first in the Pacific Division. The SuperSonics had a seven-game win streak snapped with a loss—the first of three in a row—to Houston, 117-100. Rocket Moses Malone had 38 points and 32 rebounds in that game, while All-Star Center Jack Sikma had only three boards for Seattle. Midwest Division-leading San Antonio went 2-1, and Milwaukee, pacesetter in the Central Division, went 4-0 to run its win streak to nine (page 22).
BOBSLEDDING—SILVIO GIOBELLINA drove a Swiss four-man sled to the world title, beating an East German sled driven by Bernhard Lehmann by 1.02 seconds over four runs down the 1,585-meter course in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
BOXING—MICHAEL SPINKS knocked out Mustafa Wassaja in the sixth round in Atlantic City to retain his WBA lightheavyweight title.
Alexis Arguello successfully defended his WBC lightweight championship with a sixth-round knockout of Bubba Busceme in Beaumont, Texas.
Ossie Ocasio won a 15-round split decision over Robbie Williams in Johannesburg to win the new WBA junior heavyweight (190 pounds) title.
Chul-Ho Kim retained his WBC super flyweight title with an eighth-round knockout of Koki Ishii in Taegu, South Korea.
GOLF—WAYNE LEVI shot an 11-under-par 277 to win the $325,000 Hawaiian Open in Honolulu. He beat Scott Simpson by one stroke.
Hollis Stacy won a $125,000 LPGA tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla. with a 12-under-par 204, defeating Patty Sheehan by a stroke.
HOCKEY—The Patrick Division-leading New York Islanders were hot, even in the All-Star Game. Islander Mike Bossy scored two goals for the Wales Conference as it beat the Campbell Conference 4-2. Then New York won three real games in a row to run their win streak to 12, two shy of the league record set by Boston in 1929-30. Islander Bryan Trottier scored five goals in an 8-2 win over Philadelphia, tying a league mark by getting four of them in the second period. Montreal opened a six-point lead in the Adams Division by winning two games and extending its run of victories to 11 games. Wayne Gretzky of Smythe Division-leading Edmonton became the second NHL player ever to score 70 goals in a season, in a 5-3 win over Washington. Minnesota, front-runner in the Norris Division, defeated Detroit 6-1 as Dino Ciccarelli scored two goals and had two assists (page 46).
HORSE RACING—Jeff Fell rode Royal Roberto ($11) to a 1�-length victory over New Discovery in the $65,900 Everglades Stakes at Hialeah. The 3-year-old ran the 1?-mile race in 1:48[4/5].