TRACK & FIELD—The longest winning streak in the history of men's track and field ended at an international meet in Madrid when DANNY HARRIS of Perris, Calif., defeated Edwin Moses in the 400-meter hurdles. Harris's career-best time of 47.56 brought him to the finish line .13 of a second ahead of Moses, who had not lost in 122 races dating back to Aug. 26, 1977 (page 34).
At the NCAA championships in Baton Rouge, SHEILA HUDSON, a sophomore at the University of California, set a women's world outdoor best in the triple jump with a leap of 45'2�", two inches longer than the old mark set by Alabama's Flora Hyacinth in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last month; Georgia senior GWEN TORRENCE became the meet's only individual double-winner by taking the 100 meters (11.25) and the 200 meters (22.37); Ohio State junior BUTCH REYNOLDS won the 400 meters in the second-fastest time (44.13) ever at sea level and the fifth-fastest time ever; UCLA senior JIM CONNOLLY, the son of 1956 Olympic gold medalists Hal Connolly and Olga Fikotova Connolly, scored 8,121 points to win the decathlon. The UCLA men won their seventh NCAA title by a record 53-point margin over Texas, while LSU became the first women's team to win both the indoor and outdoor crown in the same year.
At a Grand Prix meet in Moscow, NATALYA LISOVSKAYA of the U.S.S.R. twice broke her own women's shot put record with tosses of 74'1�" and 74'3". Her old mark, 73'11", was established in 1984.
MILEPOSTS—ACQUITTED: By a circuit court jury in Prince Georges County, Md., BRIAN LEE TRIBBLE, 25, of cocaine possession and distribution charges stemming from the death last year of Maryland basketball star Len Bias.
CHARGED: By the prosecutor in Prince Georges County. Md., University of North Carolina sophomore tailback DERRICK FENNER, 20, with first-degree murder in connection with an allegedly drug-related shooting death in Hyattsville, Md., on May 23.
LIFTED: By a NASCAR board of appeals, the $15,000 fine and a seven-month probationary period levied against driver GEOFF BODINE, 38, for rough driving in the Winn-Dixie 300 on May 23.
NAMED: PIERRE CREAMER, 42, as coach of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins, replacing Bob Berry, 43, who was fired April 13.
Del Harris, 49, as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, replacing Don Nelson, 47, who resigned on May 27 to become an executive vice-president of and a limited partner in the Golden State Warriors. Harris had been an assistant coach with the Bucks since last June. In four years as coach of the Houston Rockets, Harris had a 141-187 record and led the Rockets to three NBA playoff appearances.
John MacLeod, 49, who was fired by the Phoenix Suns on Feb. 26, as coach of the Dallas Mavericks, replacing Dick Motta, 55, who resigned May 20. In 14 seasons with Phoenix, MacLeod, who had a 579-543 record, guided the Suns to the playoffs nine times.
University of Virginia athletic director RICHARD D. SCHULTZ, 57, to succeed Walter Byers, 65, as executive director of the NCAA. Byers has headed the organization since 1951.