BOWLING—TOM BAKER defeated Mike Aulby 225-191 to win the Paris Grand Prix, the first PBA tournament held in Europe.
CROQUET—At the sixth annual national championships in New York City, ARCHIE PECK won the singles title with a 21-20 defeat of Richard Pearman and the father-and-son team of ARCHIE and MARK BURCHFIELD were the doubles champions, eliminating Peck and Jack Osborn 21-20.
PRO FOOTBALL—Rain, power failures, pregame solidarity handshakes and a 27-19 loss to Green Bay gave Giant fans much to boo about Monday night. On the eve of the first regular-season strike in NFL history, the Packers rallied from a 19-7 third-quarter deficit by scoring 14 points within 3:46. The first of the two TDs came on the longest Packer run in 18 years, an 83-yard end-around by Wide Receiver James Lofton. Midway through the game, the stadium lights failed, causing a 24-minute cessation in the action.
GOLF—BOBBY CLAMPETT shot a 14-under-par 266 to win the $250,000 Southern Open in Columbus, Ga. by two strokes over Hale Irwin.
Patty Sheehan won a $175,000 LPGA event in Kent, Wash, by firing a 12-under-par 276, one stroke better than JoAnne Carner, who was trying to win her fourth straight tournament.
HARNESS RACING—MERGER ($3.40), driven by John Campbell, coasted to a three-length victory over Icarus Lobell to win the race-off of the $328,900 Little Brown Jug, the middle leg of the Triple Crown for 3-year-old pacers. The colt ran the mile course at the Delaware County ( Ohio) Fairgrounds in 1:56[3/5]. Before the race-off, TEMUJIN set a half-mile-track world record for pacers with a 1:54[3/5] clocking in the third division (page 88).
HORSE RACING—REINVESTED ($11.40), Jorge Velasquez up, nosed out El Baba to win the $500,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs. The 3-year-old colt covered the 1� miles in a track-record 2:01[3/5].
Luv A Libra ($16.20), ridden by Michael Lee, covered the 1[1/16] miles in 1:47[4/5] to defeat Blink by a neck in the Florida Stallion Stakes for 2-year-olds at Calder. The $269,000 purse was the largest in the history of Florida racing.
MOTOR SPORTS—MICHELE ALBORETO finished 27.292 seconds ahead of the McLaren driven by John Watson to win the Las Vegas Grand Prix, the final Formula I race of the 1982 season. Alboreto drove his Tyrrell 011 around the 2.268-mile circuit at an average speed of 100.1 mph. KEKE ROSBERG, in a Williams, finished fifth in the 75-lap race to clinch his first Formula I world title.
SOCCER—Detroit defeated Oklahoma City 2-0, 4-1 to win the ASL title. The Express lost the opener of the three-game championship series 3-1.