TRIATHLON—SCOTT MOLINA, of Boulder, Colo., won the 140.6-mile Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in 8:31:00.
Paula Newby-Fraser of Encinitas, Calif., finished in 9:01:01 to break the women's event record by more than 34 minutes.
MILEPOSTS—APPROVED: By the Soviet Ministry of Sports and Physical Culture, the request of ALEXANDER VOLKOV, 24, to negotiate with the NBA Atlanta Hawks, who picked him in the sixth round of the 1986 draft. Volkov is the first Soviet player to be given such permission.
CHARGED: With involuntary manslaughter in connection with a car crash in Pontiac, Mich., in which three teenagers were killed, Detroit Lions defensive end REGGIE ROGERS, 24. Rogers was allegedly intoxicated when he hit the teenagers' car, and he faces up to 15 years in prison. He will not be arrested until he is released from a hospital, where he is being treated for a fractured neck and a partly amputated right thumb, injuries he sustained in the collision.
REJECTED: By Secretary of the Navy William L. Ball III, a petition from former U.S. Naval Academy and American Olympic basketball player DAVID ROBINSON, 23, to be released from the second year of his two-year military service obligation so he could immediately begin his pro career with the San Antonio Spurs.
SUSPENDED: For 30 days for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy a second time, Kansas City Chiefs defensive end MIKE BELL, 31.
From national and international competition through 1989 by U.S. Swimming, ANGEL MYERS, 21, for testing positive for nandralone at the U.S. Olympic Trials, in August.
DIED: Boxer HENRY (Hammerin' Hank) ARMSTRONG, 75; of heart failure; in Los Angeles. Armstrong held three world boxing titles simultaneously, having defeated Petey Sarron in October 1937 for the featherweight title, Barney Ross in May '38 for the welterweight crown and Lou Ambers three months later for the lightweight title.
Former U.S. Olympic Committee president (1973-77) PHILIP O. KRUMM, 82, of a heart attack, in Divide, Colo.
Bridge authority RICHARD L. FREY, 83, of cancer, in the Bronx. Frey was among the original group of 10 players to be named masters in 1936.