GOLF—TOM WATSON shot a six-under-par 282 to beat Jack Nicklaus by two strokes and win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Calif. (page 14).
Jan Stephenson won her second consecutive LPGA tournament, shooting a five-under-par 211 to win the $200,000 Lady Keystone Open in Hershey, Pa. by one stroke over Barbara Moxness and Alexandra Reinhardt.
Tulsa won the AIAW Division I championship, beating runner-up Texas 1,205 strokes to 1,208 at Columbus, Ohio. AMY BENZ of Southern Methodist shot a two-over-par 290 to win the individual title by six strokes over Cindy Pleger of Georgia.
HARNESS RACING—CAM FELLA ($8.40), driven by Pat Crowe, beat Merger by 1� lengths to win the $513,300 Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway. The 3-year-old ridgling was timed in 1:57[3/5].
HORSERACING—SAIL ON BUNNY ($11.60), Gary Sumpter in the irons, beat Dynago Victory by a neck to win the $715,000 Kindergarten Futurity for 2-year-old quarter horses at Los Alamitos Race Course. The colt ran the 350 yards in 17.74.
Silver Supreme ($62), ridden by Eric Beitia, beat Reef Searcher by a neck to win the $167,900 Massachusetts Handicap at Suffolk Downs. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1? miles in 1:48[4/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—JACKY ICKX and DEREK BELL, driving a Porsche, won the LeMans 24-hour race by three laps over Jochen Mass and Vern Schuppan, in a Porsche. Averaging 126.866 mph, Ickx and Bell covered 359 laps of the 8.46-mile circuit. For Ickx, it was a record sixth victory.
Cale Yarborough averaged 120.598 mph in a Buick to win the NASCAR Gabriel 400 in Brooklyn, Mich. by three car lengths over Darrell Waltrip, also in a Buick.
ROWING—YALE beat Cornell by 3.35 seconds to win the inaugural National Collegiate Rowing Championship at East Fork State Park near Cincinnati (page 58).
Judy Geer beat Virginia Gilder by .8 of a second to win the U.S. women's elite single sculling championship at Lake Waramaug, Conn.