NASL—Northern Division: Kansas City (6-4-7), Rochester (5-5-6), St. Louis (3-2-12). Southern Division: Washington (12-3-3), Atlanta (5-5-8), Dallas (5-3-9).
SWIMMING—Sixteen-year-old KAREN MORAS of Australia broke her own world record in the 800-meter freestyle finals at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, taking an 18-meter lead at the halfway point and finishing 40 meters out front with a 9:02.45 clocking.
TENNIS—CLIFF RICHEY, seeded fourth, defeated third-seeded Arthur Ashe in three straight sets 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 to win the $35,000 Washington Star International clay-court tennis tournament and a $7,000 first prize.
Tony Roche of Australia, fresh from his success in last week's Irish Open, downed Tom Okker of The Netherlands 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 to win the Swiss Open singles title at Gstaad. In the women's final ROSEMARY CASALS of San Francisco scored a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 victory over Fran�oise Durr of France.
TRACK & FIELD—Although beset by internal problems, the touring U.S. men's track team beat WEST GERMANY 122-100 in its two-day confrontation in Stuttgart (page 48). Highlights of the meet included a 1:44.8 triumph in the 800 meters by Kansas State's KEN SWENSON, beating Jim Ryun's 4-year-old U.S. mark by .1 second. The U.S. also scored heavily in the 200-meters, with WILLIE TURNER of Oregon State beating AAU champion Ben Vaughan (who had earlier won the 100) in 20.3, and in the 110-meter hurdles, with THOMAS HILL of Arkansas State defeating University of Colorado's Marcus Walker in 13.5. The U.S. women's team lost 82-53, giving the West Germans an overall edge in team scoring.
At a meet in Vienna, meanwhile, the Los Angeles Track Club's CHI CHENG continued her whirlwind European tour, this time equaling the women's world record in the 100-meter dash with a wind-aided 11 seconds flat.
And at South Lake Tahoe, TOM VON RUDEN bettered an American record in an event added to the AAU junior pentathlon, running 1,000 meters in 2:19 to cut .3 second off the existing mark. He clocked 2:06.3 at the 1,000-yard mark along the way, but had already posted a 2:06.2 for that distance last week.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As president and general manager of the ABA Carolina Cougars, CARL SCHEER, 33, recently resigned as chief operating officer of the NBA's Buffalo Braves. As president he replaces JIM GARDNER, the Cougar's principal owner who becomes board chairman, and as general manager he replaces DON DeJARDIN, who resigned earlier this year.
NAMED: As president of International Sports, Inc., corporate body for Pittsburgh's entry in the ABA, MARTY BLAKE, 43, who was general manager of the NBA's Milwaukee- St. Louis- Atlanta Hawks for 17 years.
RESIGNED: As head coach of the Santa Monica Athletic Association, MIHALY IGLOI, celebrated distance running coach, who refused to return to Communist Hungary after the 1956 Olympic Games in Australia, escaping to the U.S. with half his nation's track team. He will move to Greece to tutor that country's national Olympic team.