SKIING—UTAH beat an 18-team field to win the NCAA combined men's and women's championships in Stowe, Vt.
TENNIS—MARTINA NAVRATILOVA defeated Helena Sukova 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 to win the U.S. Women's Indoor Championship and $32,000 in Piscataway, N.J.
The U.S. defeated Ecuador 3-2 in the first round of the 1986 Davis Cup World Group play (page 34). Other teams reaching the quarterfinals were Mexico, Sweden, Italy, Australia, Great Britain, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.
TRACK & FIELD—MARK McKOY of Canada set a world indoor best of 7.47 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles, .01 faster than the 1983 mark set by East Germany's Thomas Munkelt in Tokyo.
MILEPOSTS—ELECTED: To the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee, BOBBY DOERR, 67, and the late ERNIE LOMBARDI. Doerr, who played for the Boston Red Sox from 1937 to '51, had a career batting average of .288, six 100-RBI seasons and led AL second basemen in fielding four times. Lombardi, a catcher for Brooklyn, Cincinnati, the Boston Braves and the New York Giants in the '30s and '40s, was the NL's Most Valuable Player in 1938, when he hit .342, and had 10 .300-plus seasons, finishing with a .306 career average. He died in 1977 at the age of 69.
FIRED: By Wichita State, basketball coach GENE SMITHSON, 46, who was 155-81 in eight years. The Shockers were 14-14 this season.
GRANTED: By the Florida Supreme Court, a new trial to former NFL running back EUGENE (Mercury) MORRIS, 39, who is serving a 20-year sentence for a 1982 conviction on one count of trafficking in cocaine, one count of conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and two counts of possession of cocaine.
INJURED: When his mount, Highfalutin, fell near the first turn at Aqueduct and another horse stepped on him, jockey ANGEL CORDERO JR., 43. Cordero suffered a broken leg and underwent liver surgery.
NAMED: As basketball coach at Colgate, JOE BAKER, 37. He replaces Tony Relvas, 42, who resigned after the Red Raiders went 1-24, the worst record in Division I this season.
As winner of the John Wooden Award, given to the outstanding college basketball player of the year, St. John's junior center WALTER BERRY.