MARATHON—SALVADOR GARCIA of Mexico ran a 2:10:47 to win the New Jersey Waterfront event, finishing 1:09 ahead of Antoni Niemczak of Poland. The race served as TAG men's championship, and with his third-place finish, in 2:12:09, BILL REIFSNYDER became the U.S. national champion.
TENNIS—ALBERTO MANCINI outlasted Boris Becker 7-5, 2-6, 7-6, 7-5 in the final to win the Monte Carlo Open and $122,900.
Monica Seles upset top-seeded Chris Evert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 to triumph in a women's tour event in Houston. Seles won $50,000.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As basketball coach, at Tennessee State, RON ABERNATHY, 37, who was an assistant coach at LSU for 13 years; at Central Florida, JOE DEAN JR., 34, who in six seasons at Birmingham-Southern led the Panthers to a 137-45 record; and at Northern Illinois, JIM MOLINARI, 34, an assistant coach at DePaul for 11 years.
As football coach, at Cornell, JACK FOUTS, 63, Big Red offensive line coach since 1984, replacing MAXIE BAUGHAN, 50, who resigned after six seasons (his teams were 28-29-2) at the helm; and at UC Santa Barbara, RICK CANDAELE, 41, who had been the Gauchos' interim coach since November.
TRADED: By the Toronto Blue Jays, outfielder JESSE BARFIELD, 29, to the New York Yankees for lefthanded pitcher AL LEITER, 23.