HORSE RACING—AFFIRMED ($3.80). La flit Pincay Jr. up. won the $232,500 Strub Stakes at Santa Anita by 10 lengths over Johnny's Image. The 1978 Triple Crown winner covered the 1� miles in 2:01.
MOTOR SPORTS—The Porsche team of TED FIELD, DANNY ONGAIS and HURLEY HAYWOOD set records for average speed (109.249 mph) and miles covered (2.626.56) while winning the Daytona 24-hour race by more than 188 miles over the team of John Morton and Tony Adamowicz in a Ferrari (page 40).
SPEED SKATING—With a remarkable sweep of all four events. BETH HEIDEN of West Allis, Wis. won the overall title in the women's World Championship at The Hague.
TENNIS—BJORN BORG beat Guillermo Vilas 6-3, 6-1 to win a $175.000 WCT tournament in Richmond.
Martina Navratilova defeated Tracy Austin 6-3, 6-4 in the finals of the $200,000 Avon Championships of Chicago.
TRACK & FIELD—RENALDO NEHEMIAH of the University of Maryland broke the world indoor record for the 50-yard high hurdles at the Toronto Star Maple Leaf Games. His time of 6.04 was .03 of a second faster than the mark set at the same meet last year by James Owens of UCLA. At the Edmonton Journal International Games the following night, Nehemiah broke the record for the 50-meter hurdles. His 6.36 clocking was .10 of a second better than the mark set by Frank Siebeck of East Germany in 1974.
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: By the Flyers, Coach BOB McCAMMON, 38, who had a 22-17-11 record in his rookie season. He was replaced by PAT QUINN, 34, who had been coaching Philadelphia's top farm team.
NAMED: To the Basketball Hall of Fame, WILT CHAMBERLAIN, the NBA's leading career scorer and rebounder; JIM ENRIGHT, sportswriter and referee of college, professional and international games: and coaches SAM BARRY, who had a 28-season record of 365-217 at Knox College, Ill. and USC; ED HICKEY, who in 26 years won 435 of 657 games at Creighton, St. Louis and Marquette; JOHN McLENDON, who was 523-162 in 25 seasons at North Carolina College, Hampton Institute, Cleveland State, Kentucky State and Tennessee State; RAY MEYER, who has a 585-331 record in 37 years at DePaul; and PETE NEWELL, winner of 233 of 356 games during 14 seasons at San Francisco, Michigan State and Cal, and the only man to coach teams to NCAA, NIT and Olympic titles.
To the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame. JOHN VAUGHT, former coach (1947-70, 1973) and athletic director (1973-78) at Mississippi.
RESIGNED: LARRY BROWN, 38, as coach of the Denver Nuggets, who are in second place in the NBA's Midwest Division with a 28-25 record. Brown had a 6�-year pro record of 355-198 and directed Denver to two ABA division championships, one ABA title and a pair of NBA division titles. Brown's assistant. DONNIE WALSH, 37, will coach the team for the remainder of the season.