SHOOTING—BRUCE SHAW won three of four events at the National Hunter's Pistol Championships, in Bradford, Pa. PHIL ROESSEL shot a 111 (out of 120) to edge Wes Ninemire by one point for the overall title, but Shaw shot a 114 to defeat Roessel by five points in the smallbore category and a 96 to beat Roessel by seven points for the Smallbore Open Sight crown. In the Open Sight championship, Shaw outshot Dennis Van Tassel 98 to 94.
TENNIS—STEFAN EDBERG defeated Goran Ivanisevic 7-6, 6-3 to win a U.S. Open prep tournament and $32,800 in Commack, N.Y.
Ivan Lendl beat Aaron Krickstein 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 to win his fourth WCT Tournament of Champions, in Forest Hills, N.Y. The victory was worth $100,000.
Guillermo Perez-Roldan defeated Omar Camporese 6-3, 6-3 to win a clay-court tournament in San Marino, Italy, and $18,000.
Ramesh Krishnan beat Kelly Evernden 6-1, 6-1 to win a hard-court event and $18,300, in Schenectady, N.Y. ANKE HUBER outdueled Marianne Werdel 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 to win $13,500 and the women's title.
MILEPOSTS—SANCTION LEVIED: By the United States Olympic Committee, against vice-president GEORGE STEINBRENNER, 60, shifting his status to "inactive."
SUSPENDED: By the National League, for one game, Los Angeles Dodger catcher RICK DEMPSEY, 40, for fighting in a game with the Philadelphia Phillies on Aug. 20. He was also fined $1,000.
By the American League, for three games, Texas Rangers third baseman STEVE BUECHELE, 28, for his part in a brawl with the Chicago White Sox on Aug. 17.
By the NFL, for five weeks, Miami Dolphin nosetackle BRIAN SOCHIA, 29, for testing positive for steroids. Sochia is the fourth player to be suspended this preseason for violating the league's drug policy.
DIED: CHRIS SILVA, 29, the first black swimmer to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials (1984 and '88); of injuries suffered in a car accident; in Fort Lauderdale.