MILEPOSTS—CLOSED: THE HELMS ATHLETIC FOUNDATION MUSEUM in Los Angeles, which for 34 years has contained the artifacts of sport of every continent; for want of financial support.
NAMED: ARTHUR ASHE, BOB LUTZ, CLIFF RICHEY and STAN SMITH, to the U.S. Davis Cup team which will seek a third straight championship beginning in the Challenge Round against West Germany, Aug. 29 to 31, in Cleveland.
NAMED: MRS. LYNNE ABBES ROLLEY, 21, former nationally ranked professional, to coach the all-male tennis team at St. Mary's College in Moraga, Calif.
AWARDED: The 1972 NCAA track and field championships to the UNIVERSITY OF OREGON; also, the 1972 NCAA basketball championships, to the LOS ANGELES SPORTS ARENA.
DIED: EDWARD H. HILLIARD JR., 47, a Denver businessman active in conservation work and an organizer of the first Congress on Environment, in Chicago last June; while climbing the 14,014-foot North Maroon Peak in western Colorado.