MOTOR SPORTS—BILL ELLIOTT, driving a Ford, finished 21 seconds ahead of Morgan Shepherd, in a Chevrolet, to win a NASCAR race and $53,000 in Dover, Del. Elliott averaged 118.726 mph for the 500 laps around the one-mile oval.
Rick Mears, in a Penske-Chevrolet, finished 5.79 seconds ahead of Danny Sullivan, who also drove a Penske-Chevrolet, to win a CART event in West Allis, Wis. Mears averaged 122.819 mph for the 200 laps over the one-mile oval and earned $47,460.
TENNIS—At the French Open, in Paris, STEFFI GRAF lost only 13 points in defeating Natalia Zvereva 6-0, 6-0 for her second straight women's title. MATS WILANDER beat Henri Leconte 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 to win the men's championship for the third time (page 26).
TRACK & FIELD—At the NCAA championships in Eugene, Ore., UCLA won the men's title and LSU the women's, each for the second straight year. The Bruin men scored 82 points, doubling the total of second-place Texas. Among the women, LSU finished three points ahead of UCLA, though the Tigers won only one event (page 60).
Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway won a 10K race in New York City's Central Park with a time of 31:31, 33 seconds faster than Australia's Lisa Martin, who came in second (page 40).
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: MATT GUOKAS, 44, as coach of the NBA expansion team the Orlando Magic, which will begin play in the 1989-90 season. Guokas was fired by the Philadelphia 76ers in February after coaching the Sixers to a 119-88 record in 2� seasons. As coach of the NBA expansion team the Charlotte Hornets, DICK HARTER, 57, who spent the past five seasons as an assistant in the NBA with the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons after having worked 18 years as a college head coach. The Hornets will begin play in the 1988-89 season.
As coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, PAUL HOLMGREN, 32, a Flyers assistant coach for the past three years under Mike Keenan, who was fired on May 11. Holmgren becomes the youngest head coach in the NHL. As coach of the Montreal Canadiens, PAT BURNS, 36, replacing Jean Perron, who resigned on May 16. Burns coached last season for the Canadiens' affiliate in the American Hockey League.
SOLD: The Portland Trail Blazers, to Seattle businessman PAUL ALLEN, 35, reportedly for $70 million.
SUSPENDED: For three games by the American League, New York Yankee manager BILLY MARTIN, 60, for throwing and kicking dirt on umpire Dale Scott during a game May 30 against the Athletics, in Oakland (page 13).
TRADED: By the Dallas Cowboys, running back TONY DORSETT, 34, to the Denver Broncos for a 1989 draft choice. Dorsett played 11 years for the Cowboys and is the NFL's fourth alltime leading rusher. And by the San Francisco 49ers, center FRED QUILLAN, 32, to the San Diego Chargers for wide receiver WES CHANDLER, 31.