MOTOR SPORTS—BOBBY HILLIN JR., in a Buick LeSabre, became the youngest driver (22) to win a NASCAR race, at the Talladega 500 in Talladega, Ala. He won $60,055 and beat Tim Richmond, in a Chevrolet, by half a car length.
Nelson Piquet of Brazil, driving a Williams- Honda, won the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim by 14 seconds over countryman Ayrton Senna da Silva, who drove a Lotus- Renault.
TENNIS—MARTINA NAVRATILOVA beat Hana Mandlikova 7-5, 6-1, and CHRIS EVERT LLOYD defeated Helena Sukova 7-5, 7-6 to give the U.S. a 3-0 victory over Czechoslovakia to win the Federation Cup championship in Prague (page 20).
Ivan Lendl defeated John McEnroe 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 in an exhibition match in Inglewood, Calif., and thus spoiled McEnroe's return to competitive tennis after a six-month sabbatical.
Emilio Sanchez upset top seed Mats Wilander 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 to win the Swedish Open in Bastad and collect the $28,500 winner's check.
U.S. OLYMPIC FESTIVAL—In the opening weekend of competition in Houston, world indoor speed ice skating champion BONNIE BLAIR won gold medals in the 1,500 meters (a festival-record 2:48.44) and in the 500 (50.74).
MILEPOSTS—ACQUITTED: By a jury in Madison, Wis., former University of Minnesota basketball players MITCHELL LEE, 21, KEVIN SMITH, 19, and GEORGE WILLIAMS JR., 20, of 12 counts of sexual assault against an 18-year-old former art student. The woman had alleged that Lee and Smith forced her into a hotel room and raped her after Minnesota's Big Ten victory over Wisconsin on Jan. 24, and that Williams later joined them. The defense contended that the woman had consented to sex with the players.
CHARGED: By federal prosecutors in Charlottesville, Va., with conspiring to distribute cocaine: former University of Virginia tailback BARRY WORD, 22, the 1985 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and a third-round draft choice of the New Orleans Saints in the 1986 NFL draft; former UVa placekicker KENNY STADLIN, 21; and HOWARD C. PETTY JR., 22, a Cavalier senior who was expected to start at tailback this season.
INDICTED: By a grand jury in Upper Marlboro, Md., former University of Maryland student BRIAN LEE TRIBBLE, 24, and Maryland basketball players DAVID GREGG, 20, and TERRY LONG, 22, on felony drug charges stemming from a probe of the death of Maryland basketball star Len Bias. Tribble, a longtime friend of Bias's, was charged with distribution and possession of cocaine, and possession of PCP. Gregg and Long were charged with possession of cocaine. All three were with Bias when he suffered a fatal seizure in his dormitory room on June 19.
By an Arlington (Va.) County grand jury, TERRY METCALF, 34, a former running back for the St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Redskins, on charges of possession of cocaine and disorderly conduct. The indictment stems from an incident last March 26, when Metcalf was stopped by police for speeding. While searching his car, police said they found half a gram of cocaine.