COLLEGE BASEBALL—GEORGIA defeated Oklahoma State 2-1 in the championship game to win the College World Series, in Omaha (page 34).
PRO BASKETBALL—The Detroit Pistons took a 2-1 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers in the best-of-seven NBA Finals (page 26).
BOXING—ORLANDO CANIZALES defeated Paul Gonzales by a TKO in the second round to retain his IBF bantamweight title, in El Paso.
CYCLING-GIANNI BUGNO became the first Italian in four years to win the Tour of Italy, by defeating Charles Mottet of France by 00:06:33. Bugno covered the 2,150-mile, 20-stage race, which ended in Milan, in 91 hours, 51 minutes and eight seconds.
GOLF-WAYNE LEVI shot a final-round three-under-par 69 for a tournament record-tying 13-under-par total of 275 to defeat Payne Stewart by four strokes and win the Western Open and $180,000, in Oak Brook. Ill.
Patty Sheehan had a nine-under-par total of 275 to beat Kristi Albers, Cathy Gerring, Betsy King and Ayako Okamoto by four strokes and earn $97,500 in an LPGA event in Wilmington, Del.
Jack Nicklaus shot a 27-under-par 261 to defeat Lee Trevino by six shots and win a Senior PGA event and $150,000 in Dearborn, Mich. (page 24).
Phil Mickelson, a sophomore at Arizona State, won his second consecutive NCAA individual championship, with a nine-under-par 279—four shots better than Terrence Miskell of Fresno State—in Tarpon Springs. Fla. ARIZONA STATE won the team championship with a three-over-par 1,155 to defeat Florida by two strokes.
GYMNASTICS-KIM ZMESKAL scored a 9.975 in the vault en route to defeating Elizabeth Okino by .42 of a point and winning the women's all-around crown at the U.S. championships, in Denver. JOHN ROETHLIS-BERGER won the men's all-around title by beating Chris Waller by .40 of a point.
HARNESS RACING-BEACH TOWEL ($3.40), driven by Ray Remmen, held on in the stretch and defeated Till We Meet Again by a length to win The Terrapin and earn $158,067, at Rosecroft Raceway. The 3-year-old colt paced the mile in 1:54[1/5].