TENNIS—MATS WILANDER beat Jimmy Arias 4-6, 7-5, 6-1, 6-3 to win $74,700 and the Monte Carlo Open title, in Monaco.
Chris Evert defeated Martina Navratilova 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), to win $30,000 and a tour event in Houston.
TRACK & FIELD—JOHN TRAUTMANN, DARRON OUTLER, MILES IRISH and MIKE STAHR of Georgetown University ran the distance medley relay in a world best of 9:20.96, at the 93rd Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Arkansas set the previous mark of 9:22.6 in 1986.
MILEPOSTS—ANNOUNCED: The probable withdrawal of defending champion GREG LeMOND, from the Tour de France bicycle race, which begins July 1, because of a shotgun wound suffered in a hunting accident on April 20.
AWARDED: By the NBA Board of Governors, four expansion franchises—to Charlotte, N.C., and Miami, which will begin play in 1988, and Minnesota and Orlando, which will start in 1989. Each team will pay a $32.5 million entry fee.
FINED: By baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth, Seattle owner GEORGE ARGYROS, $10,000 for a congratulatory call to San Diego manager Larry Bowa. Argyros is trying to sell the Mariners so he can buy the Padres.
FIRED: As coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, DON CHANEY, 41, after a 12-70 season, the second-worst in NBA history. Chaney's mark was 53-132 in just over two seasons.
NAMED: As coach of the Minnesota North Stars, HERB BROOKS, 49, who led the U.S. Olympic team to the 1980 gold medal and directed the New York Rangers to a 131-113-41 record from 1981 to '85. Last season he coached at St. Cloud State.
As basketball coach at George Mason University, RICK BARNES, 32, a former assistant at Ohio State, Alabama and GMU. He succeeds Joe Harrington, who moved to Long Beach State.
TRADED: By the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, quarterback STEVE YOUNG, 25, to the San Francisco 49ers for two 1987 draft choices and cash: and by the Houston Oilers, wide receiver TIM SMITH, 30, to the San Diego Chargers for a 1988 draft pick.