Tennessee continued its 10-year domination of the Southeastern Conference as distance star DOUG BROWN won the six-mile run, 3,000-meter steeplechase and three-mile. Alabama finished in second place, 60 points behind the Vols.
MILEPOSTS—ANNOUNCED: The San Antonio ABA franchise, formerly the DALLAS CHAPARRALS, will be known as the Spurs.
AWARDED: The James Norris Memorial Trophy, for the sixth consecutive season, to BOBBY ORR of the Boston Bruins, as the outstanding NHL defenseman, by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. Orr received 224 of 240 points.
MISSING: And presumed dead, noted saltwater fisherman and author AL REINFELDER, 36, while on a canoeing trip down the Delaware River, near Barryville, N.Y.
NAMED: As the first black head basketball coach in the Ivy League, at Harvard, TOM (SATCH) SANDERS, 34, Boston Celtic forward, who played on eight NBA championship teams in his 13 years.
NAMED: By the National Football Foundation as its 1973 Gold Medal Award winner, JOHN WAYNE, who as Marion Morrison won a varsity letter as a tackle at Southern California in 1926 before embarking on another career.
RESIGNED: After 16 years as head basketball coach and a 294-128 record, BERYL SHIPLEY, 47, of Southwestern Louisiana, because of "communication problems" with the university administration. Shipley's program is under investigation by the NCAA and he was recently suspended by the Southland Conference for calling it " Mickey Mouse."
SCHEDULED: By the NHL and the U.S.S.R., eight exhibition games in league cities next Nov. 26 through Dec. 8.