BOWLING—RON PALOMBI beat Todd Thompson 219-173 to win a PBA event and $18,000 in Phoenix.
BOXING—AARON DAVIS knocked out Mark Breland with four seconds left in the ninth round to win the WBA welterweight title, in Reno.
Virgil Hill scored a unanimous 12-round decision over Tyrone Frazier to retain his WBA light heavyweight title, in Bismarck, N.D. It was Hill's ninth successful defense of his crown.
Jorge Paez retained his IBF featherweight championship with a 12-round draw with Troy Dorsey, in Las Vegas.
EQUESTRIAN—GEORGE LINDEMANN, riding Jupiter 78, had two penalty-free rides and a jump-off time of 37.822 seconds to defeat Michael Matz, aboard Heisman, by .738 of a second and win a Grandprix event in Lake Placid, N.Y.
GOLF—LANNY WADKINS shot a final-round three-under-par 68 for a record 18-under-par total of 266 to defeat Larry Mize by five strokes and win a PGA event and $180,000 in Williamsburg, Va. Wadkins broke the tournament record of 267 set by Ronnie Black in 1984 and equaled by Mark McCumber in 1987.
Tina Tombs Purtzer, who had finished no better than 15th in her 38 previous LPGA tournaments, birdied five of the first six holes of the final round en route to a five-under-par 66 to win a 54-hole women's tour event in Sylvama, Ohio. Purtzer, who had an eight-under-par total of 205 for the tournament, beat JoAnne Carner and Chris Johnson by four strokes and earned $48,750.
George Archer shot an eight-under-par 208 for the tournament to defeat Frank Beard and Charles Coody by a stroke and win a Senior PGA event in Jericho, N.Y. He earned $67,500.
Ian Woosnam shot a European-tour-record nine-under-par 60 in the final round and an 18-under-par total of 258 to defeat Constantino Rocca by five strokes and win the Monte Carlo Open. He took home $99,160.
HARNESS RACING—TKs SKIPPER ($3.20), driven by Michel Lachance, held off Dorunrun Bluegrass at the wire to win the Governor Alfred E. Driscoll Final by three quarters of a length at the Meadowlands. The 5-year-old horse paced the mile in 1:51.2 and earned $105,500.