CYCLING—ZHOU LINGMEI of China set a women's world record with a clocking of 1:13.899 in the one-kilometer time trial at the Asian Games, in Beijing. She shaved .350 of a second off the mark established in 1984 by Erica Salumyae of the U.S.S.R.
PRO FOOTBALL—Stingy defense was the key to several Week 4 victories. The Raiders, who had six sacks, remained unbeaten with a 24-10 win over the Bears, who suffered their first defeat of the season. Los Angeles is now 9-0 in games played at the L.A. Coliseum since Art Shell became coach in October 1989. The Chiefs stayed only a game behind the Raiders in the AFC West by routing the Browns 34-0. K.C. turned two blocked punts into touchdowns and held the Cleveland offense to 110 yards in the first half. The Dolphins sacked Steeler quarterback Bubby Brister five times in their 28-6 win. The Steelers' 14 rushing attempts—for a mere 41 yards—against Miami were a club-record low. The Redskins scored 31 second-half points and held the Cardinals to 192 yards of total offense in a 38-10 victory. Washington wide receiver Gary Clark caught eight passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns. Packer quarterback Don Majkowski led Green Bay to a 24-21 triumph over the Lions in his first start of the season. Majkowski accounted for 377 yards of total offense and threw for three touchdowns. Lion kicker Eddie Murray, who entering the game had made 14 consecutive field goals, missed four. The Jets turned four interceptions into 13 points as they defeated the Patriots 37-13. Jet rookie wide receiver Rob Moore caught nine passes for 175 yards and a TD. Bucs kicker Steve Christie booted a 36-yard field goal at 9:11 of overtime as Tampa Bay beat the Vikings 23-20. Running back Gary Anderson rushed 22 times for 108 yards and a TD as the Bucs moved to 3-1, their best start since 1979. In the Oilers' 17-7 win over the Chargers, Warren Moon surpassed Dan Pastorini as Houston's career completions leader, with 1,450. He threw for 355 yards and two TDs on the day. The Colts scored with no time left to defeat the Eagles 24-23. Indy quarterback Jack Trudeau, subbing for the injured Jeff George, passed for 329 yards and two TDs. The Giants beat the Cowboys 31-17, their sixth straight win over Dallas. The Bills moved to 3-1 with a 30-7 Monday-night rout of the Jets and a 29-28 victory over the Broncos.
GOLF—KENNY KNOX sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of sudden death to defeat Jim Hallet and win a PGA Tour event in Columbus, Ga. Knox, who like Hallet shot a 15-under-par 265 in regulation play, collected $108,000.
Ian Woosnam had a 13-under-par total of 271 to beat Mark McNulty and Jose Maria Olazabal by three strokes and win his second consecutive European tour event, in Chepstow, Wales. Woosnam's victory was worth $125,000.
Mike Hill parred the first hole of sudden death to defeat Dale Douglass and win a Senior PGA Tour event in Melbourne, Fla. Hill, who like Douglass shot a 16-under-par 200, earned $45,000.
HARNESS RACING—BEACH TOWEL ($2.60), driven by Ray Remmen, defeated Boston Blue Chip by a length to win the Tattersalls Pace and $37,020, at Red Mile Race Track. The 3-year-old colt, who covered the mile in 1:51[1/5], established a single-season harness-racing record for money earned, with $1,875,894. The old mark was set by Nihilator in 1985.
Miss Easy, with John Campbell in the sulky, set a mile world record for 2-year-old pacers in an elimination heat for the K.D. Owen Pace, at Red Mile Race Track. The filly had a clocking of 1:51[2/5] to shave three fifths of a second off the standard set by L. Dees Trish in 1988.
HORSE RACING—SEWICKLEY ($14.20), ridden by Angel Cordero Jr., pulled away down the homestretch to beat Sunshine Jimmy by 4� lengths and win the Vosburgh Stakes, at Belmont. The 5-year-old horse ran the seven eighths of a mile in 1:21 and took home a purse of $142,080.
Earn your stripes ($5.20), with Pat Valenzuela in the saddle, defeated Frost Free by two lengths to win a Breeders' Cup race at Bay Meadows. The 6-year-old horse covered the six furlongs in 1:08[2/5] and earned $84,700.
Voodoo Lily ($10), Kent Desormeaux up, led from wire to wire to beat Miss Spentyouth by 1� lengths and win the Columbia Stakes and $60,000, at Laurel Race Course. The 2-year-old filly ran the six furlongs in 1:10[3/5].