SAILING—America's Cup: The first round-robin series of the challenger selection trials ended with 11-1 records for Dennis Conner's Stars & Stripes, the New York Yacht Club's America II, and New Zealand.
TENNIS—BORIS BECKER defeated top-seeded Ivan Lendl 3-6, 7-6, 6-2, 6-0 to win $55,000 and the Australian Indoor championship, in Sydney.
MILEPOSTS—AWARDED: By the 91st session of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland, the 1992 Summer Olympic Games to Barcelona, Spain, and the Winter Games to Albertville, France. In other moves, the IOC voted to alternate the Summer and Winter Games every two years; both Games will be held in 1992, and the Winter Olympics will start on the new cycle in 1994. The committee also voted to make baseball, previously a demonstration sport, a medal sport in 1992
CHARGED: By a Miami federal grand jury, race car driver RANDY LANIER, 32, and 11 others with marijuana smuggling.
FINED: By NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, Kansas City Chiefs coach JOHN MACKOVIC, 8 of his players and 10 members of the Los Angeles Raiders as a result of two brawls in an Oct. 5 game. The fines totaled $4,200 for the Chiefs players and $6,000 for the Raiders players. Rozelle also imposed a one-game suspension against Raider defensive end GREG TOWNSEND for three flagrant fouls committed during that game (page 72).
INDICTED: By a Las Vegas grand jury, former WBA heavyweight champion MICHAEL DOKES, 28, on charges of trafficking in cocaine and possession of marijuana.
PLACED ON PROBATION: By CART, Indy driver KEVIN COGAN, 30, for the remainder of the 1986 Indy Car season, for "rough and dangerous driving" during an Oct. 12 race in Monterey, Calif.
RELEASED: By the Washington Redskins, 16-year veteran kicker MARK MOSELEY, 38. The two-time Pro Bowler holds NFL records for most points kicking in a season (161), consecutive field goals (23) and highest field goal percentage in a season (95.2).
RETIRED: California second baseman BOBBY GRICH, 37, following the Angels' playoff loss to Boston. The six-time Ail-Star, who played for Baltimore from 1970 to 1976 before joining the Angels, had his best year in 1981, when he batted .304 and hit 22 home runs.
TRADED: By the Los Angeles Rams, the rights to quarterback DOUG FLUTIE, 24, and a future pick, to the Chicago Bears for two draft picks. The 1984 Heisman Trophy winner played for the USFL's New Jersey Generals last season.