COLLEGE BASKETBALL—THE UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA defeated defending champion Florida Southern 73-63 to win the NCAA Division II title, in Springfield, Mass.
Wabash ( Ind.) College won the NCAA Division III title, beating defending champion Potsdam ( N.Y.) State 83-62, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Midland of Texas beat Miami-Dade North of Florida 93-88 to win the national junior college title in Hutchinson, Kans.
Moberly (Mo.) Junior college won the women's national junior college championship, defeating defending champion Louisburg ( N.C.) 73-72 in Overland Park, Kans.
PRO BASKETBALL—The week went from bad to worse for New York. On Tuesday Midwest Division leader San Antonio defeated the Knicks 114-91, as New York fans booed Knick newcomer Paul Westphal after cheering him in his debut three nights earlier. Next, the Knicks suspended Forward Sly Williams, who had skipped a practice, without pay for what they termed "violations of club policy." It was the second time in six weeks. Williams' suspension was lifted two days later, but then Williams skipped the next scheduled practice. He showed up for Saturday night's game against Atlanta and scored four points, but Atlanta won 104-98. Atlantic Division leader Boston stretched its winning streak to 15 with a 123-111 romp at Philadelphia. Boston also beat Washington (98-97 in overtime), San Antonio (134-110) and Atlanta (113-109). Pacific leader Los Angeles pulled 2� games away from second-place Seattle with wins over Portland (120-108), Utah (120-112), Dallas (112-106) and Houston (107-102). Last week's 74-foot basket by New Jersey's Darwin Cook was nothing compared to the 80-footer tossed in by Dallas' Brad Davis against Chicago. But the Bulls went on to win 102-92. Central Division-leading Milwaukee Bucks beat Philadelphia (106-91), Cleveland (119-97) and New Jersey (102-86).
CROSS-COUNTRY—MOHAMMED KEDIR of Ethiopia outran Alberto Salazar to win the world championship in Rome. Kedir was timed in 33:40 for the 12,000-meter course and Salazar finished in 33:44.
FENCING—WAYNE STATE won its third NCAA title in four years, defeating Clemson 85-77 at South Bend, Ind. Wayne's NEIL HICK won the saber competition, while ALEXANDER FLOM of George Mason University won the foil and PETER SCHIFRIN of San Jose State the �p�e.
GOLF—JERRY PATE shot an eight-under-par 280 to win the $500,000 Tournament Players Championship at Ponte Vedra, Fla. by two strokes over Scott Simpson and Brad Bryant.
Nancy Lopez-Melton shot a nine-under-par 279 to defeat Sandra Haynie by five strokes in the $200,000 Pro-Am tournament at Las Vegas.
Defending champion SALLY LITTLE'S four-under-par 288 beat Donna Horton White by two strokes in the rain-delayed $150,000 Olympia Gold tournament at Industry, Calif.