BOWLING—TOM BAKER won his first PBA title with a 213-182 victory over Tommy Hudson in the $80,000 Northern California Open in Fremont.
BOXING—ROBERTO DURAN won the WBC welterweight title on a unanimous decision over defending champion Sugar Ray Leonard in Montreal (page 14).
Salvador Sanchez retained his WBC featherweight crown by stopping Danny (Little Red) Lopez in the 14th round in Las Vegas.
At the U.S. Olympic Trials in Atlanta, Military Champion JAMES BROAD of Wildwood, N.J. won the heavyweight title by decisioning Chris McDonald of Tiverton, R.I. The other winners were LEE ROY MURPHY of Chicago, 178 pounds; CHARLES CARTER of Santa Monica, Calif., 165; JAMES SHULER of Philadelphia, 156; DON CURRY of Fort Worth, 147; JOHNNY BUMPHUS of Nashville, 139; JOE MANLEY of Detroit, 132; BERNARD TAYLOR of Charlotte, N.C., 125; JACKIE BEARD of Jackson, Tenn., 119; RICHARD SANDOVAL of Pomona, Calif., 112; and ROBERT SHANNON of Edmonds, Wash., 106.
GOLF—BOB GILDER shot a six-under-par 274 to win the $350,000 Canadian Open at Ile Bizard, Quebec. He beat Jerry Pate and Leonard Thompson by two strokes.
JoAnne Carner beat Jo Ann Washam by four strokes to win the $100,000 Lady Keystone tournament in Hershey, Pa. She shot a nine-under-par 207.
HARNESS RACING—NIATROSS, driven by Clint Galbraith, won the $50,000 W.N. Reynolds Stakes at Buffalo Raceway for his 17th straight victory. The undefeated colt paced the one mile in a track-record 1:56[2/5] and finished 8� lengths ahead of Elected.
HORSE RACING—GO WEST YOUNG MAN ($25.40), Eddie Delahoussaye up, defeated Balzac by a neck to win the $400,000 Hollywood Gold Cup in Inglewood, Calif. The 5-year-old stallion was timed in 1:58[4/5] for the 1� Smiles.
MOTOR SPORTS—BOBBY UNSER, averaging 151.454 mph in a Penske-Cosworth, won the $400,000 Pocono 500 on the 2.5-mile circuit at Long Pond, Pa. He finished 21.03 seconds ahead of Johnny Rutherford, who was driving a Chaparral-Cosworth.
SOCCER—NASL: Seattle, still pacing the league—and the NSC West—with a 16-2 record, defeated Houston 3-2, with Sounder Defender John Ryan scoring two goals, and Dallas 5-0, as Forward Roger Davies got a pair. The shutout was Goalie Jack Brand's 11th of the season. Tulsa (9-6) maintained its lead in the NSC Central despite a 4-3 shootout loss to Houston, while New York (12-4) stayed atop the NSC East with a so-so week. The Cosmos lost their second straight, 2-1, at New England on an overtime free kick by Keita before coming back to beat Fort Lauderdale 2-0. The game left the Strikers at 11-7, half a game ahead of Tampa Bay in the ASC East. California fell behind San Diego 1-0, before Forward Laurie Abrahams' hat trick paced the Surf to a 5-1 triumph. California (9-9) was up in the ASC West at week's end, despite a 2-0 loss to the ASC Central-leading Chicago (13-3).