PRO BASKETBALL—In the NBA draft, North Carolina 7-foot center Brad Daugherty, as expected, was the first selection, but after a surprising 11th-hour trade, it was Cleveland, not Philadelphia, that did the picking. In return, the Sixers got 6'9" Cavalier forward Roy Hinson and $800,000. In another surprise, the Sixers sent three-time league MVP Moses Malone and forward Terry Catledge to Washington for two Bullets, 6'11" center/forward Jeff Ruland and 6'9" forward Cliff Robinson.
BOXING—AZUMAH NELSON of Ghana retained his WBC featherweight crown in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a 10th-round knockout of Danilo Cabrera of the Dominican Republic.
CYCLING—ANDREW HAMPSTEN of Boulder, Colo., outdistanced Robert Millar of Scotland by 53 seconds to win the 1,767-kilometer, 11-leg Tour de Suisse. Greg LeMond from Murrieta, Calif., finished third, 1:21 behind Hampsten.
GOLF—BOB TWAY shot a 19-under-par 269 to defeat Hal Sutton by two strokes and win $90,000 at the Atlanta Classic. Tway, 27, overtook Sutton with five birdies on the final eight holes to win his third event of the year.
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Judy Dickinson edged defending champion and tour money leader Pat Bradley by one stroke to win the Rochester International and $38,250. Dickinson shot a seven-under-par 281.
GYMNASTICS—TIM DAGGETT totaled 114.10 points to win the men's U.S. championships in Indianapolis. Daniel Hayden finished second, with 113.30 points, and his twin brother, Dennis, tied Brian Babcock for third, with 113.00 points. All four earned spots on the U.S. team for next month's Goodwill Games.
LACROSSE—Margaret Barlow scored three of her team's final four goals in the last 12 minutes to propel AUSTRALIA to a 10-7 victory over the U.S. at the six-team IFWLA World Cup tournament in Swarthmore, Pa.
MOTOR SPORTS—AYRTON SENNA of Brazil, in a Lotus-Renault, beat Jacques Laffite of France by 31.01 seconds to win the Formula One Detroit Grand Prix. During the 63-lap, 157.5-mile race, the 26-year-old Senna averaged 84.971 mph.
RODEO—WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE romped over runner-up West Hills College of Coalinga, Calif., 754.5 to 508.5 to win the men's team title in the 75-team College National Finals in Bozeman, Mont. MONTANA STATE edged Sam Houston State in the women's division.
SAILING—CONDOR OF BERMUDA, Bob Bell's 80-foot Holland maxi, took line honors in the 35th Newport-Bermuda Race. Slowed by light air two days out, Condor finished the 635-mile race in 90 hours and 46 minutes, nearly a day behind the course record, Silver Star of Iselin, N.J., a 40-foot Jobert owned by David Clark, won the IOR division while Puritan, a Hood 38 skippered by Donald Robinson of Noank, Conn., finished first in the IMS division.
For the second straight year, GARY JOBSON of Annapolis, Md., won the eight-nation Liberty Cup match-racing series in New York Harbor.
SOCCER—In the World Cup quarterfinals, France beat Brazil 5-4 in an overtime penalty kick shootout. Belgium slopped Spain 6-5 and West Germany downed Mexico 4-1 in two other shoot-outs. Argentina edged England 2-1 (page 16).
TENNIS—Wild-card entry VIJAY AMRITRAJ beat top-seeded Henri Leconte 7-6, 1-6, 8-6 to win the West of England tournament in Bristol. The win was Amritraj's first Grand Prix victory in two years.
Martina Navratilova beat Helena Sukova 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win her fifth consecutive Ladies Grass Court Championship in Eastbourne, England.
TRACK & FIELD—At the U.S. outdoor championships in Eugene, Ore., CARL LEWIS won the 100-meter (a wind-aided 9.91) and long jump (28'5½") but was upset by Texas A & M freshman FLOYD HEARD (20.03) in the 200-meter run (page 18).
Heike Drechsler of East Germany long-jumped 24'5½" at a dual meet with the U.S.S.R. in Tallinn to better her own world record by half an inch.
At the same meet, YURI SEDYKH of the Soviet Union bettered his own 1984 world hammer record by 13 inches with a throw of 284'4".
MILEPOSTS—ACQUITTED: By a New Orleans six-member jury, of five counts relating to sports bribery, former Tulane basketball center JOHN (Hot Rod) WILLIAMS. Williams was the most prominent figure in Tulane's 1985 point-shaving scandal, which subsequently led to the school's dropping its men's basketball program (page 11).
ARRESTED: On charges of conspiracy to smuggle drugs, in Miami, defending world powerboat champion GEORGE MORALES (SI, Nov. 25, 1985).
CHOSEN: As site of the 1990 Goodwill Games, Seattle.
ELECTED: To the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, former Olympian and Boston University All-America JACK GARRITY; and KEN YACKEL, another Olympian and an All-America at Minnesota.
HIRED: By the Chicago White Sox, manager JIM FREGOSI, 44, a former player with five major league teams and skipper of the California Angels from 1978 to '81. Fregosi succeeds Tony La Russa, 41, who had been fired.
As coach of the Winnipeg Jets, DAN MALONEY. Earlier in the week Maloney, 35, resigned as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
By the New York Islanders, coach TERRY SIMPSON, 42, who had a 644-232-19 record with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. Simpson replaces 13-year veteran Al Arbour, who led the Islanders to four Stanley Cups.
RESIGNED: As coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, GENE LITTLES, 43, to become an assistant with the Chicago Bulls. Littles had replaced George Karl in March.
SIGNED: By the Buffalo Bills, former Indianapolis Colts quarterback ART SCHLICHTER, 26.
By the Kansas City Royals, Auburn tailback and outfielder BO JACKSON, 23. Last season's Heisman Trophy winner passed up an estimated five-year, $7 million offer from the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers to sign a $250,000 baseball contract.
DIED: Maryland basketball forward LEN BIAS, 22, of cardiorespiratory arrest, two days after being picked second in the NBA draft (page 20).
Former Boston Globe executive sports editor and marathon expert PAUL E. (Jerry) NASON, 77. Nason began at the Globe as a copyboy in 1927, was sports editor from 1942 to '74 and covered 50 Boston Marathons.