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SOCCER—NASL: The Cosmos swept the National Conference championship series from the Los Angeles Aztecs 2-1 and 3-1 as Giorgio Chinaglia scored four goals and assisted on the fifth. Chinaglia now has 81 career playoff points, 50 more than anyone else. In Sunday's Soccer Bowl the Cosmos will face American Conference winner Fort Lauderdale, which needed a 2-0 mini-game victory to eliminate the San Diego Sockers. Midfielders Ray Hudson and Teofilo Cubillas scored for the Strikers in the mini-game, as they had in the series opener, a 2-1 Fort Lauderdale victory. San Diego forced the mini-game by winning Game 2 of the series 4-2.
ASL: Sacramento won its playoff series from California by outscoring the Sunshine 5-4 in two games to move into this week's league championship game against Pennsylvania, which eliminated New York 3-1 after the teams had tied 1-1 in their series opener.
TENNIS—BILLIE JEAN KING beat Terry Holladay 7-5, 6-4 to win a $175,000 tournament in Tokyo.
MILEPOSTS—RETIRED: Houston Rocket Forward RICK BARRY, 36, the fourth-leading scorer in pro basketball history. During 14 seasons in the NBA and ABA, he had 25,279 points and made a record 89.3% of his free throws.
SIGNED: BY the Chicago Bulls, free agent Forward LARRY KENON, 27, who scored 20.1 points per game for San Antonio last season. In return, Chicago will give the Spurs two second-round 1981 draft choices and an undisclosed amount of cash.
SUSPENDED: With pay for the remainder of the 1980 season by baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, Texas Ranger Pitcher FERGUSON JENKINS, 36, who was arrested in Toronto on Aug. 25 after customs officials at the airport there said they found marijuana, cocaine and hashish in his luggage. The suspension was ordered when Jenkins refused to cooperate with Kuhn's investigation of the incident.
TRADED: By the Indiana Pacers, Forward MICKEY JOHNSON, 28, the Pacers' leading scorer with 19.1 points per game last season, to the Milwaukee Bucks for both Forward GEORGE JOHNSON, 23, and a second-round pick in the 1981 draft.
Utah Jazz Forward BERNARD KING, 23, to Golden State for Center-Forward WAYNE COOPER, 23, and a 1981 second-round draft choice. After scoring 22.9 points per game in his first two years, King averaged only 9.3 points in 19 games last season.
To the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later, Texas Ranger Relief Pitcher SPARKY LYLE, 36, whose 231 saves are a career record.
Guard JO JO WHITE, 33, by Golden State to Kansas City for future cash considerations.