INDOOR SOCCER—Preki, Cico, Gerry Gray and Rick Davis scored in Tacoma's 4-3 win over L.A.; then the Stars clinched the Western Division title with a 2-1 win over San Diego. Dallas took the third playoff berth in the East, while Minnesota went 3-0 and Chicago went 1-2 to remain in fourth and fifth, respectively, in the race for the last spot.
MARATHON—TOSHIHIKO SEKO of Japan won the 91st Boston Marathon in 2:11:50. ROSA MOTA of Portugal placed first among the women in 2:25:21 (page 34).
TENNIS—STEFFI GRAF defeated Hana Mandlikova 6-3, 6-4 to win $40,000 and a WITA event, in Amelia Island, Fla.
TRACK & FIELD—JOHN BRENNER broke the American shot put record with a toss of 73'�", beating Brian Oldfield's three-year-old mark by 2�", in Los Angeles.
Joe Dial bettered his own one-year-old U.S. pole vault record by half an inch, jumping 19'4�", in Lawrence, Kans.
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: As coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, BOB BERRY, 43, who had an 88-127-25 record in his three seasons with the team. The Penguins went 30-38-12 this year and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fifth straight year.
INDICTED: By a Maricopa County grand jury, on charges that include conspiracy to traffic in and/or possess cocaine, three members of the NBA's Phoenix Suns: center JAMES EDWARDS, 31, and guards JAY HUMPHRIES, 23, and GRANT GONDREZICK, 24, and former Suns GARFIELD HEARD, 38, and MIKE BRATZ, 31 (page 24).
RETIRED: From stud, winner of the 1964 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, 26-year-old NORTHERN DANCER, who since 1965 has sired 23 champions and 124 stakes winners, more than any stallion in history (page 14).
TRADED: By the Green Bay Packers, wide receiver JAMES LOFTON, 30, to the Los Angeles Raiders for a third-round choice in this year's draft and a future draft choice.