TRACK & FIELD—In Osaka, Japan, BEN JOHNSON of Canada shaved .06 of a second off his own world indoor 60-meter-dash record with a time of 6.44 seconds; SERGEY BUBKA of the Soviet Union vaulted 19'6�" to improve his pole vault mark by one-quarter of an inch; and OLEG PROTSENKO of the U.S.S.R. broke Maris Bruziks's 11-month-old triple jump record by 5�" with a 57'11�" effort. In Simmerath, West Germany, CARLO THRANHARDT of West Germany set a world indoor high jump record of 7'10�", half an inch better than Dietmar Mogenburg's two-year-old mark.
MILEPOSTS—ARRESTED: For unlawful gambling, former Ohio State and Indianapolis Colts quarterback ART SCHLICHTER, 26, who had been banned from the NFL for the 1983 season because of his betting activities, in Indianapolis (page 7).
BANNED: From the NBA for a minimum of two years, Houston Rockets guards LEWIS LLOYD, 27, and MITCHELL WIGGINS, 27, after testing positive for cocaine.
DISMISSED: By the Chicago Bears, general manager JERRY VAINISI, 45, a chief architect of the Super Bowl XX champions.
ELECTED: To the Baseball Hall of Fame, by the Baseball Writers Association of America. JIM (Catfish) HUNTER, 40, a righthanded pitcher who won the Cy Young Award in 1974 and achieved a 224-166 record, plus five World Series rings, in 15 years with the Kansas City and Oakland A's and the New York Yankees; and BILLY WILLIAMS, 48, who hit over .300 five times and had 20 or more home runs in 13 straight seasons during his 18-year career, mostly with the Chicago Cubs.
NAMED: As head football coach at the University of Arizona, DICK TOMEY, 48, who had a 63-46-3 record at the University of Hawaii. He succeeds Larry Smith, who became head coach at USC. Tomey was replaced at Hawaii by BOB WAGNER, 39, the Rainbow Warriors defensive coordinator.
As women's track coach at DePauw University, three-time Olympic gold medalist WILMA RUDOLPH, 46.
PLEADED GUILTY: To possession of a controlled substance, former World Boxing Association heavyweight champion MICHAEL DOKES, 28, in Las Vegas.
RESIGNED: As head football coach at Wake Forest, AL GROH, 42, who had a 26-40 record.
DIED: MATT HAZELTINE, 53, an All-Pro linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers in the 1960s; of Lou Gehrig's disease; in San Francisco.