WILKINSON, 48, former Oklahoma University football coach, in his bid for a U.S.
Senate seat, by Democrat Fred Harris, 34, an unathletic OU alumnus.
RETIRED: to stud
in Ontario, the 1964 Kentucky Derby and Preakness victor, NORTHERN DANCER. The
bay colt took 14 of his 17 races and earned $580,806 for Canadian beer baron E.
C. PELL, 79, U.S. racquets champion 21 times (won 12 singles and nine doubles
titles), in Westbury, N.Y.
KOTTMANN, 32, Swiss single-sculls medal winner at the Tokyo Olympics, by
drowning in the Rhine River during military maneuvers.