Steinlen ($9.60), ridden by Laffit Pincay, held off Hawkster down the stretch to win the Hollywood Turf Handicap by 5� lengths, at Hollywood Park. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1� miles in 2:03 and earned $275,000.
Sunday Silence ($2.20), with Patrick Valenzuela in the saddle, defeated Stylish Winner by three fourths of a length to win the Californian and $168,400, at Hollywood Park. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1? miles in 1:48.
LACROSSE—SYRACUSE defeated Loyola College of Baltimore 21-9 to win the NCAA championship, in Piscataway, N.J. It was the third consecutive title for the Orangemen.
MOTOR SPORTS—DERRIKE COPE, driving a Chevrolet Lumina, defeated Ken Schrader, also in a Lumina, by 1.3 seconds to win a NASCAR event and $55,050. Cope averaged 123.993 mph for the 500 laps on the one-mile Dover (Del.) Downs International Speedway oval.
Al Unser Jr., at the wheel of a Chevrolet-Lola, beat Rick Mears, driving a Penske-Chevrolet, by .73 of a second to win a CART event in West Allis, Wis. Unser, who earned $87,632 for the victory, averaged a track-record 133.670 mph for 200 laps on the one-mile State Fair Park oval.
SOCCER—The U.S. national team defeated Liechtenstein 4-1 and lost to Switzerland 2-1 in its final tune-up matches for the World Cup.
SOFTBALL—UCLA beat Fresno State 2-0 to win the NCAA women's College World Series, in Oklahoma City.
TRACK & FIELD—LOUISIANA STATE won both the men's and women's NCAA outdoor titles for the second straight year, in Durham, N.C. The Lady Tigers, with 53 points, won their fourth consecutive championship, by seven points over UCLA. The LSU men defeated Arkansas 44-36. California's SHEILA HUDSON set a U.S. women's record in the triple jump with a distance of 46'�", breaking her own year-old mark of 45' 5�" (page 69).
MILEPOSTS—FINED: By the NBA, Chicago Bulls forward SCOTTIE PIPPEN, $2,000, for a flagrant foul against Detroit Piston center Bill Laimbeer in a May 30 playoff game.
By the International Tennis Federation. ANDRE AGASSI, $1,000, for intentionally breaking his racket during a May 28 match at the French Open.