TENNIS—In Winchester, Mass. MRS. MARY ANN CURTIS of St. Louis beat Patti Hogan of La Jolla, Calif. 0-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win the women's indoor championship.
TRACK & FIELD—MARTY McGRADY ran a world indoor record 1:07.6 for 600 yards at the AAU championships in New York, and Lee Evans, who finished second in 1:08, also broke the old mark of 1:08.5 set only two weeks before in Louisville by McGrady. MARTY LIQUORI won the mile in 4:00.9 after an elbow-swinging and shoving incident on the final lap with Henryk Szordykowski, who was second. NORMAN TATE won both the long jump, with 26'4�", and the triple jump, with 53'4�", but CHI CHENG of Taiwan had three victories: the women's long jump, with a meet-record 21'�", the 60-yard hurdles and the 60-yard dash (page 52). At the Ohio State Invitational meet in Columbus, an American record in the three-mile walk was set by RON LAIRD of Pomona, Calif. as he won the event in 20:48, 16 seconds better than the old mark set in 1925.
MILEPOSTS—RETIRED: MAJESTIC PRINCE, winner of last year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness and of $414,200, whose series of leg injuries led Trainer Johnny Longden to announce his retirement to stud.
DIED: DR. KAZUO YANAGISAWA, 55, physician for the New York Rangers and the New York Knicks and chief medical officer for Madison Square Garden for 21 years; of a heart ailment, in Bergenfield, N.J.
DIED: DON PEDEN, 71, former head football coach, baseball coach and athletic director at Ohio University, who in 26 years at OU led the Bobcats to a 121-46-11 football record, including three undefeated seasons, and a 261-142 baseball record; of a heart ailment, in San Diego.
DIED: BENNTE OWEN, 94, football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1905 to 1926 with a record of 122 victories, 54 losses and 16 ties, including four undefeated seasons; in Houston.