POWERLIFTING—JAN TODD set women's heavyweight world records for the squat (516 and 540 pounds), deadlift (476� pounds) and total (1,190 and 1,220� pounds) in Marietta, Ga.
TENNIS—IVAN LENDL won a $175,000 tournament in Barcelona by defeating Guillermo Vilas 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the finals.
Regina Marsikova won the $100,000 Phoenix Tennis Classic by defeating Wendy Turnbull 7-6, 7-6.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: To manage the San Diego Padres, FRANK HOWARD, 44, a former slugging outfielder for the Dodgers and Senators and a coach for Milwaukee since 1977. In his only previous managing job Howard guided Spokane of the Pacific Coast League to a fourth-place finish in 1976.
MOVED: To Montreal by its new owner, Molson Brewery, Inc., the NASL's Philadelphia franchise, which ranked last in the league in attendance last season (4,465 per game).
RELEASED: By Green Bay, Placekicker CHESTER MARCOL, 30, a two-time NFL scoring leader (1972 and '74) who ranked fourth among Packers with 520 career points.