Natalia Zvereva beat Rachel McQuillan 6-4, 6-0 to win a women's tournament and $27,000 in Brisbane, Australia.
MILEPOSTS—AGREED: To step down as coach of the Houston Oilers, JERRY GLANVILLE, 48, who in the last four years guided the team to a 33-32 record and three consecutive postseason appearances.
FINED: By the NHL, for a pregame brawl on Dec. 28, the CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS and the MINNESOTA NORTH STARS, $25,000 each. Four North Stars and four Black-hawks were also assessed $500 apiece.
By the NBA, Boston Celtics coach JIMMY RODGERS, $1,000, for bumping a referee and not leaving the court quickly enough after being ejected from a game on Jan. 5. Rodgers was also suspended for one game.
NAMED: As coach of the Sacramento Kings, DICK MOTTA, 58, the third-winningest coach in NBA history. He has guided three other NBA teams—most recently the Dallas Mavericks from 1980-81 to 1986-87—in his 19-year career.
As football coach at Wisconsin, BARRY ALVAREZ, 43, who has been Notre Dame's outside linebacker coach and defensive coordinator for the past three seasons.
As Player of the Year, by the Professional Bowlers Association, AMLETO MONACELLI, 28, who won four tour events and $213,815 in 1989.
As Harness Horse of the Year and Pacer of the Year, by the U.S. Harness Writers Association and the U.S. Trotting Association, MATT'S SCOOTER, a 4-year-old horse who won 23 of 30 starts; and as Trotter of the Year, PEACE CORPS, a 3-year-old filly who won 16 of 19 races.
TRADED: By the New Jersey Devils, center AARON BROTEN, 29, to the Minnesota North Stars for center BOB BROOKE, 29; and by the Buffalo Sabres, center JOHN TUCKER, 24, to the Washington Capitals for a future draft pick.
By the Milwaukee Bucks, center RANDY BREUER, 29, to the Minnesota Timberwolves for center BRAD LOHAUS, 24.