BOWLING—EARL ANTHONY beat John Hricsina 244-192 to win a PBA Senior tournament and $17,000 in Canton, Ohio.
CYCLING—RUDY DHAENENS of Belgium defeated compatriot Dirk De Wolf by a wheel to win the World Cycling Championship, in Utsunomiya, Japan. Dhaenens completed the 18-lap, 162-mile race in 6:51:59. Tour de France champion Greg LeMond finished in fourth place, eight seconds back.
GOLF—JIM GALLAGHER sank an eight-foot putt for par on the first hole of sudden death to defeat Ed Dougherty and Billy Mayfair and win the Greater Milwaukee Open. Gallagher, who shot a 17-under-par 271 for the tournament, took home a purse of $162,000.
Mike Hill parred the 1st hole of sudden death to beat Bruce Crampton and win a PGA Senior tour event in Indianapolis. Hill shot a 15-under-par 201 for the tournament and earned $67,500.
HARNESS RACING—ROAD MACHINE ($8.80), driven by Tony Kerwood, beat In The Pocket by three quarters of a length to win the James B. Dancer Memorial Pace, at Freehold Raceway. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:54[4/5] and won $151,712.
HORSE RACING—GOLDEN PHEASANT ($15.20), ridden by Gary Stevens, beat With Approval by 1¼ lengths to win the Arlington Million on the turf at Arlington International Racecourse. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1¼ miles in 1:59[3/5] and took home a purse of $600,000.
Reluctant Guest ($31), Robbie Davis in the saddle, passed Lady Winner in the homestretch to win the Beverly D Stakes by half a length, at Arlington. The 4-year-old filly covered the 1[3/16]-mile turf track in a record 1:51[1/5] and earned $300,000. Reluctant Guest's time was one fifth of a second faster than the mark set by Round Table in 1959.
Bayakoa ($2.80), Laffit Pincay Jr. up, nosed out Fantastic Look to win $88,500 and the Chula Vista Handicap, at California's Del Mar Racetrack. The 6-year-old mare ran the 1[1/16] miles in 1:40[3/5].
Go for wand ($2.60), under Randy Romero, defeated Feel The Beat by 2½ lengths to win the Maskette Stakes, at Belmont. The 3-year-old filly covered the mile in 1:35[3/5] and earned $68,760.
Phantom Breeze ($8), Mike Smith up, beat Green Barb by six lengths to win $52,110 and the Manhattan Handicap, at Belmont. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1¼-mile turf course in 2:02[3/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—DALE EARNHARDT, driving a Chevrolet Lumina, beat Ernie Irvan, also in a Chevrolet Lumina, by 4.08 seconds, to win a NASCAR event in Darlington, S.C. Earnhardt averaged 123.141 mph over the 367 laps of the 1.366-mile oval and earned $205,350.
TENNIS—In singles play during the first week at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow, N.Y., 14 seeded players lost early-round matches. Among the men, Stefan Ed-berg was beaten by Alexander Volkov 6-3, 7-6, 6-2 to become the first top seed to lose in the first round since John Newcombe in 1971; Luiz Mattar upset No. 5 Andres Gomez 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3; Pete Sampras beat No. 6 Thomas Muster 6-7, 7-6, 6-4, 6-3; John McEnroe defeated No. 7 Emilio Sanchez 7-6, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, and No. 10 Andrei Chesnokov 6-3, 7-5, 6-4; Amos Mansdorf outlasted No. 8 Brad Gilbert 5-7, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-1; Andrei Cherkasov beat No. 11 Michael Chang 6-4, 6-4, 6-3; Gary Muller knocked off No. 14 Jim Courier 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6; Darren Cahill defeated No. 15 Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6, 6-0; and Paul Annacone beat No. 16 Martin Jaite 7-6, 6-2, 6-2. In the women's draw, No. 2 Martina Navratilova was upset by Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; No. 3 Monica Seles lost to Linda Ferrando 1-6, 6-1, 7-6; Nathalie Tauziet breezed past No. 10 Conchita Martinez 6-2, 6-1; and Leila Meskhi downed No. 14 Natalia Zvereva 6-4, 6-0.
TRACK & FIELD-MAX MORINIERE, DANIEL SAN-GOUMA, JEAN-CHARLES TROUABAL and BRUNO MARIE ROSE of France set a world record in the men's 400-meter relay with a time of 37.79 seconds at the European Track & Field Championships, in Split, Yugoslavia, .04 of a second faster than the previous mark set by the United States team at the 1984 Olympics.
VOLLEYBALL—The SOVIET UNION defeated China 15-13, 6-15, 15-9, 16-14 to win the women's world championship, in Beijing. The U.S. finished third.
MILEPOSTS—CANCELED: By World Championship Tennis, the remainder of its tour.
NAMED: As coach of the 1992 U.S. Olympic hockey team, DAVE PETERSON, 59, who also served as coach of Team USA in '88.
As head football coach at Army, BOB SUTTON, 39, effective at the conclusion of this season. Sutton, who is currently the Cadets' defensive coordinator, will replace Jim Young.
SUSPENDED: For 10 weeks by the Association of Tennis Professionals, THOMAS MUSTER, 22, for defaulting a match on Aug. 6. He was also fined $20,000.
TRADED: By the New York Mets, minor league pitcher ARCHIE CORBIN, 22, to the Kansas City Royals for outfielder-first baseman PAT TABLER, 32; also by the Mets, two players to be named later to the Milwaukee Brewers for catcher CHARLIE O'BRIEN, 29; and two minor leaguers to the Philadelphia Phillies for second baseman TOMMY HERR, 34; also by the Phillies, outfielder-first baseman CARMELO MARTINEZ, 30, to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielders WES CHAMBERLAIN, 23, and JULIO PEGUERO, 21; also by the Pirates, righthanded relief pitcher RANDY KRAMER, 29, to the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher GREG KALLEVIG, 26; by the Houston Astros, righthanded relief pitcher LARRY ANDERSON, 37, to the Boston Red Sox for minor league third baseman JEFF BAGWELL, 22; also by the Astros, second baseman BILL DORAN, 32, to the Cincinnati Reds for three players to be named later; by the St. Louis Cardinals, outfielder WILLIE McGEE, 31, to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder FELIX JOSE, 25, and two minor leaguers; and by the Texas Rangers, outfielder-designated hitter HAROLD BAINES, 31, also to the Athletics, for two players to be named later (page 28).
By the New York Jets, wide receiver REGGIE REMBERT, 23, to the Cincinnati Bengals for linebacker JOE KELLY, 25, and offensive tackle SCOTT JONES, 24; also by the Bengals, defensive end JIM SKOW, 27, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for cornerback ROD JONES, 26; by the Atlanta Falcons, offensive tackle RONNIE LEE, 33, to the Seattle Seahawks for an undisclosed draft choice in '91; by the San Diego Chargers, punter KEITH ENGLISH, 24, to the L.A. Rams for an undisclosed draft choice; and by the Phoenix Cardinals, tight end ROB AWALT, 26, to the Dallas Cowboys for an undisclosed conditional draft choice.
DIED: LARRY JACKSON, 59, a four-time National League All-Star who pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals (1955-62), Chicago Cubs ('63-66) and Philadelphia Phillies ('66-68); of cancer; in Boise, Idaho.
Nat (Sweetwater) Clifton, 67, who in eight NBA seasons at forward and center, for the New York Knicks (1950-57) and the Detroit Pistons ('57-58), played in three NBA Finals and one All-Star Game; of a heart attack; in Chicago.