Darrell Waltrip drove his Chevrolet Monte Carlo to victory in the $600,000 World 600 in Harrisburg, N.C. Averaging 141.742 mph around the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway oval, Waltrip finished 14.11 seconds ahead of Harry Gant, also in a Monte Carlo.
TENNIS—Sixth-seeded Georgia upset defending champion UCLA 5-1 to win the NCAA men's team title in Athens, Ga. It was Georgia's first official NCAA championship in any sport and the first time since 1972 that a school outside California had won the tennis crown. Georgia and UCLA reached the finals by topping USC and SMU, 5-3 and 5-4, respectively. Defending champ MIKAEL PERNFORS of Georgia won the singles championship by defeating his roommate George Bezecny 6-2, 6-3.
Stanford's LINDA GATES beat Gretchen Rush of Trinity 7-6, 6-2 to win the NCAA women's singles championship in Oklahoma City.
The U.S. team of JOHN McENROE and JIMMY CONNORS defended its title by defeating Ivan Lendl and Miloslav Mecir of Czechoslovakia in the $500,000 World Team Cup in D�sseldorf, West Germany.
Bonnie Gadusek defeated top-seeded Manuela Maleeva of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-2 to win the $100,000 European Open Grand Prix in Lugano, Switzerland.
TRACK & FIELD—JIM HOWARD cleared 7'8�" at the Rice University Meet of Champions in Houston to break the American high-jump record by half an inch. The old record was shared by Dwight Stones and Dennis Lewis; the world record of 7'10" is held by Zhu Jianhua of China.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: As basketball coach at Boston University, MIKE JARVIS, 40, formerly the coach at Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge & Latin High School. Jarvis succeeds John Kuester, 30, who resigned last month to become the coach at George Washington.
PUT ON PROBATION: By the NCAA, Georgia's basketball program, for one year, because of recruiting violations.
REDUCED: By a vote of the NFL owners, the size of 1985 team rosters from 49 to 45 players. The owners, who cited hard economic times for the move, expect to save approximately $500,000 apiece.