SKIING—INGEMAR STENMARK of Sweden won his 40th World Cup slalom race, in Markstein, France; PIRMIN ZURBRIGGEN of Switzerland won a giant slalom in Todtnau, West Germany; and VRENI SCHNEIDER of Switzerland won the women's slalom and giant slalom in France.
SPEED SKATING—NIKOLAI GULYAEV of the Soviet Union set a world record of 1:52.70 in the 1,500 meters and took second in the 500 and 5,000 to win the overall men's world championship title, in Heerenveen, the Netherlands. LEO VISSER of the Netherlands established a world record in the 5,000 (6:47.01), and GEIR KARLSTAD of Norway set a world mark in the 10,000 (14:03.92).
TENNIS—STEFAN EDBERG won the U.S. National Indoor Championship and $45,000, in Memphis, when Jimmy Connors was forced to retire due to a knee injury. Edberg was leading 6-3, 2-1.
Zina Garrison beat Sylvia Hanika 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win $33,300 and the Virginia Slims of California tournament, in San Francisco.
TRACK & FIELD—WERNER GUNTHOR of Switzerland set a world indoor shot-put record with a toss of 73'�", 4�" better than Ulf Timmermann's two-year-old mark, in Magglingen, Switzerland; IGOR LOTORYEV of the Soviet Union ran the 1,000 meters in 2:18.0 to shave .58 of a second off Sebastian Coe's four-year-old record, in Moscow; and YORDANKA DONKOVA of Bulgaria improved the women's 60-meter hurdles mark by .01 with a 7.74, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
MILEPOSTS—ARRESTED: Indianapolis Colts quarterback JACK TRUDEAU, 24, on charges of battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct, both of which he denies, following an incident outside an Indianapolis restaurant.
AWARDED: To Detroit Tiger pitcher JACK MORRIS, 31, the richest contract in salary arbitration history, by arbiter Richard Bloch. Morris, who had a 21-8 record with a major league-leading six shutouts, will receive $1.85 million for one season rather than the $1.35 million the Tigers offered.
FIRED: As head coach of the Sacramento Kings, PHIL JOHNSON, 45, who had a 14-32 record this season. Kings assistant JERRY REYNOLDS, 43, was named interim coach.
SIGNED: By the Baltimore Orioles, third baseman RAY KNIGHT, 34, who won 1986 World Series MVP honors with the New York Mets, to a one-year contract worth $500,000.
TRADED: By the San Antonio Spurs, forward-center MYCHAL THOMPSON, 32, to the Los Angeles Lakers for forward-center FRANK BRICKOWSKI, 27, center PETUR GUDMUNDSSON, 28, two draft choices and cash.