SKI JUMPING—World Champion BJORN WIRKOLA of Norway won the international four-hill (two in Austria, two in Germany) meet, taking three firsts and one third and winding up with 910.0 points. Austria's Sepp Liechtenegger finished second with 847.6 points.
TRACK & FIELD—Six-foot, 5-inch, 270-pound NEAL STEINHAUER of Oregon broke Gary Gubner's 1962 world indoor shotput mark by one foot 7 inches with a toss of 66 feet 6� inches, outdistancing outdoor record holder Randy Matson of Texas A&M by more than two feet at the All-American Games in San Francisco.
MILEPOSTS—CONFIRMED: NOTRE DAME as the No. 1 college football team in 1966 by the Football Writers' Association of America. Michigan State finished second, while Alabama, which received two first-place votes of a possible five, came in third.
TRADED: Three 32-year-old baseball players in deals involving the Houston Astros, who sent Outfielder LEE MAYE to the Cleveland Indians for Outfielder JIM LANDIS, and the Philadelphia Phillies, who obtained First Baseman JIM GENTILE from the Indians.
BANNED: From postseason football and basketball games for two years, the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, for violating NCAA rules governing financial aid to athletes.
FIRED: Detroit Lion Head Football Coach HARRY GILMER, 40, whose team was 6-7-1 in 1965, 4-9-1 last year.
DIED: Britain's DONALD CAMPBELL, 45, while trying to break his own world water-speed record of 276.33 miles an hour, when his jet hydroplane Bluebird somersaulted at about 310 miles an hour, broke in two and sank, at Coniston Water, England.
DIED: JOE HAYNES, 49, executive vice-president of the Minnesota Twins and former pitcher—he was 76-82 for the Washington Senators and Chicago White Sox from 1939-52—of a heart attack while shoveling snow at his home in Hopkins, a Minneapolis suburb.
DIED: JOHNNY KEANE, 55, who, after 29 years in the Cardinal farm system, had a brief but cataclysmic career in the majors; of massive coronary occlusion, in Houston. While in the Texas League as a shortstop in 1935, Keane was hit by a pitched ball and lay in a coma for one week, all but ending his playing days. He turned to managing, finally came up to St. Louis as a coach in 1959 and replaced Solly Hemus as manager in July 1961. In 1964 Keane was on the verge of being fired when the Cardinals won the pennant and beat the Yankees in the World Series. A few weeks later, in a dramatic turnabout, he joined the Yankees as manager, but after New York finished sixth in 1965 and fell to 10th place early in the 1966 season, Keane was fired.
DIED: BOB KIPHUTH, 76, four-time Olympic swimming coach whose Yale teams won 520 dual meets, including a record 182 in a row from 1948 to 1959, and lost just 12; in New Haven, Conn.