MOTOR SPORTS—Scotland's JACKIE STEWART drove his Tyrrell-Ford to a record speed of 114.282 in winning the Canadian Grand Prix in Bowmanville, Ont. It was Stewart's third Formula I victory of the year. Peter Revson's McLaren was second.
TENNIS—Roscoe Tanner, 21, a first-year professional with a huge left-handed serve, pounded through matches with Pancho Gonzales, Ilie Nastase, Manuel Orantes and Tom Okker to reach the finals of the Pacific Southwest Open in Los Angeles. Then he ran into STAN SMITH and went down in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
Margaret Smith Court upset Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-1 to win the $20,000 Golden Gate-Pacific Coast Classic, an event promoted by Mrs. King's husband, Larry.
TRACK & FIELD—EMIEL PUTTEMANS of Belgium set a pair of world records in Brussels while winning the 5,000-meter run in an international meet. His time of 13:13 shaved 3.4 seconds off the mark set six days ago by Finland's Olympic gold medalist Lasse Viren. En route, Puttemans was timed in 12:47.6 for three miles, 2.8 seconds faster than Australia's Ron Clarke ran the distance in 1966. In another meet in Constantza, Rumania, ARGENTINA MENIS of Rumania hurled the discus 220'10", beating the women's mark set by Fina Melnik of the U.S.S.R. by 22 inches.
MILEPOSTS—AWARDED: To the Milwaukee Bucks, JULIUS ERVING, a Virginia Squire in the ABA last year who signed to play with the NBA Atlanta Hawks this year, despite the fact that Milwaukee had selected him in the April draft; by the league owners. The Hawks had other ideas, but when they played Erving in two preseason games last week, NBA President Walter Kennedy lined them $25,000.
RETIRED: Kentucky Colonels Guard DAREL CARRIER along with his jersey number, 35, the first time an ABA team has so honored a player. The league's finest career three-point shooter (.377) and one of its top five free-throw shooters (.849), Carrier averaged 20.8 points a game in five years. He was selected to the all-star team three times and once scored 53 points in a game against Minnesota in 1968.
DIED: JOSEPH W. BROOKS JR., 70, fishing editor of Outdoor Life magazine and holder of five world angling records at the time of his death; of a heart ailment; in Rochester, Minn.