In Boca Raton, Fla., STEFFI GRAF beat Chris Evert 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to win a women's tour event and $60,000 (page 33).
TRACK & FIELD—At the Australian championships in Brisbane, KERRY SAXBY broke her own year-old world record in the 5,000-meter walk by 12.77 seconds with a time of 20:32.75.
MILEPOSTS—DISMISSED: As basketball coach at Marquette, BOB DUKIET, 41, who had a 39-46 record for his three seasons. He was offered a job as assistant to the athletic director.
FIRED: As basketball coach, at Utah, LYNN ARCHIBALD, 42, whose record over six years was 98-86; and at Illinois State, BOB DONEWALD, 46, after his first losing campaign (13-17). Donewald, whose 11-season record was 208-121, is contesting the school's action.
NAMED: As basketball coach at Arizona State, BILL FRIEDER, 47, who took the job before resigning from the same position at Michigan, thus incurring the wrath of Michigan athletic director Bo Schembechler. Schembechler barred Frieder from coaching the Wolverines in the NCAA tournament and named assistant coach STEVE FISHER, 44, as his replacement on an interim basis. Frieder's record for nine seasons at Michigan was 191-87 (page 13).
As Washington State football coach, MIKE PRICE, 42, who led Weber State to a 46-44 record from 1980 to '88.
RESIGNED: As basketball coach, at Kentucky, EDDIE SUTTON, 53, following the Wildcats' first losing season (13-19) in 62 years. Sutton's record for four years at Kentucky was 90-40. The NCAA is investigating the basketball program. As Brigham Young basketball coach, LADELL ANDERSEN, 59, whose record over six seasons with the Cougars was 114-71. Assistant coach ROGER REID, 41, will replace him.
As football coach at Pennsylvania, ED ZUBROW, 38. Zubrow, who led the Quakers to a 23-7 record in three seasons, will take a job in the Philadelphia school system (page 13).
SOLD: By Texas Rangers principal owner Eddie Chiles, his 53% share of the team, to a group of investors led by George W. Bush, a Dallas energy consultant and son of President Bush. The sale is subject to the approval of both leagues.
TRADED: By the New York Yankees, catcher JOEL SKINNER, 28, and outfielder TURNER WARD, 23, to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder MEL HALL, 28.