SKIING—At the World Alpine Ski championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany, ANNEMARIE MOSER-PROELL won the women's combined gold medal, and INGEMAR STENMARK took the men's slalom and giant slalom (page 22).
SPEED SKATING—ERIC HEIDEN set a world record of 4:16.2 in the 3,000-meter event at the world junior championships in Montreal.
TRACK & FIELD—Three women's world indoor records fell at the Los Angeles Times games: MARY DECKER, racing indoors for the first time in America since 1976, bettered her 1974 mark in the 1,000-yard run by 2.9 seconds with a 2:23.8 clocking; DEANDRA CARNEY lowered Patty Loverock's automatically timed record in the 60-yard dash by .06, covering the distance in 6:72; and PATTY VAN WOLVELAERE improved Debby LaPlante's automatically timed record in the 60-yard hurdles by .29, being caught in 7.68.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: By the Los Angeles Rams as coach, GEORGE ALLEN, 59, who was fired by the Washington Redskins two weeks ago.
NULLIFIED: By Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, the sale of Oakland A's Pitcher VIDA BLUE to Cincinnati for $1.75 million and minor-leaguer Dave Revering.
REINSTATED: By NBA Commissioner Larry O'Brien, KERMIT WASHINGTON, who got a record $10,000 fine and a 60-day suspension for punching and severely-injuring Houston Forward Rudy Tomjanovich. Washington has since been traded from Los Angeles to Boston; Tomjanovich will not return this season.
DIED: RAY FAMECHON, 53, European featherweight boxing champion (1948-53, 1954-55); in Chelles, France. Famechon twice fought for the world title, losing in 1950 to Willie Pep and in 1953 to Percy Bassett.
DIED: MARGARET DONAHUE, 85, the first woman executive in major league baseball and the originator of season tickets and Ladies Day; in Crystal Lake. Ill. Donahue was hired as a stenographer in 1919 by Chicago Cub President William Veeck Sr. and worked her way up through the ranks, becoming a vice-president of the club in 1949.