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NAMED: As basketball coach at North Carolina State, LES ROBINSON, 47, who had an 81-70 record in five seasons at East Tennessee State; at Army, TOM MILLER, 41, who had a 35-79 record in four seasons at Colorado; and at Columbia, JACK ROHAN, 58, who led the Lions to a 154-161 record from 1961-62 through '73-74.
As the NFL's drug adviser, Dr. JOHN A. LOMBARDO, 41, the director of sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Lombardo will replace Dr. Forest Tennant, who resigned April 1 amid controversy over breakdowns in the league's testing procedures.
RESIGNED: As coach of the Atlanta Hawks, MIKE FRATELLO, 43, who had a 324-250 record in seven seasons with the Hawks. Atlanta finished with a 41-41 record this season and missed the playoffs for the second time during Fratello's tenure.
By The Athletics Congress, long jumper LARRY MYRICKS, 34, for three months for testing positive for phenylpropanolamine, a stimulant that is banned under International Amateur Athletic Federation rules.
TRADED: By the California Angels, outfielder CLAUDELL WASHINGTON, 35, and a minor leaguer, to the New York Yankees for outfielder LUIS POLONIA, 25; and by the Montreal Expos, infielder REX HUDLER, 29, to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher JOHN COSTELLO, 29.
By the San Diego Chargers, running back NAPOLEON McCALLUM, 26, to the Los Angeles Raiders for an undisclosed future draft pick. McCallum was originally drafted by the Raiders in 1986, and he rushed for 536 yards that season.
UPHELD: By the New York State Court of Appeals, a lower court decision awarding the America's Cup to the San Diego Yacht Club, ending a 2�-year legal battle between yacht clubs from San Diego and New Zealand over the yachting trophy.