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A roundup of the week Jan. 24-30

PRO BASKETBALL—Mark Aguirre, the onetime Pillsbury Doughboy, fattened only his average when he scored 43 (a career high) and 35 points, respectively, as Dallas beat Indiana 134-126 and Kansas City 125-115. The two wins ran the Maverick victory streak to five games, a franchise record. The Mavs, who then fell to New Jersey 115-110, also beat feckless Houston 119-113 but lost ground to San Antonio in the Midwest Division race. The Spurs swept Utah (116-106), Indiana (143-138) and New Jersey (120-109) as Artis Gilmore scored 40 and 39 points, respectively, in the first two games and blocked nine shots in the last. While Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles never trailed Portland in a 125-120 victory, the Lakers had tot overcome a seven-point deficit in the final 4:11 to beat Milwaukee 115-113. The Bucks welcomed back Bob Lanier from six weeks on the injury rolls in a 115-102 win over San Diego. Lanier, who had undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, scored only four points in that game. Not to worry. Marques Johnson had 33 for the Central Division leaders. Philadelphia was perfect—as usual. The Sixers, victors in four straight outings, beat Chicago 116-99. Phoenix 113-102, Kansas City 114-99 and Utah 126-109.

BOWLING—TOM MILTON defeated Don Genalo 259-206 to win his first PBA tournament, a $150,000 event in Las Vegas.

BOXING—DAVEY MOORE knocked out Gary Gulden in the fourth round to retain his WBA junior middleweight title in Atlantic City.

PRO FOOTBALL—The Washington Redskins beat the Miami Dolphins 27-17 to win Super Bowl XVII in Pasadena {page 16).

GOLF—BOB GILDER birdied the 8th hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Rex Caldwell and win the $350,000 Phoenix Open. Gilder, Caldwell, Johnny Miller and Mark O'Meara finished the tournament tied at 271.13 under par.

Pat Bradley won a $150,000 LPGA tournament in Deerfield Beach, Fla. by shooting a 16-under-par 272, seven strokes better than Beth Daniel.

HOCKEY—Boston and Philadelphia ended the week in a tie for the NHL points lead, with 73, after each received sterling work from its goalie. Boston's Pete Peeters extended his unbeaten streak to 26 games as the Adams Division-leading Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-1 and Detroit 7-3. Against the Red Wings, rookie Left Wing Luc Dufour scored his first NHL hat trick. "If it was my choice, I'd love to stay," said Flyer rookie Goalie Bob Froese, who was brought up from the Maine Mariners in January to replace the injured Pelle Lindbergh. He remained more than welcome in Philadelphia after running his record to 8-0 with wins over New Jersey (5-1) and Winnipeg (5-2) before settling for a 2-2 tie against Minnesota. The Flyers ended the week nine points ahead of the New York Islanders in the Patrick Division, despite the Isles' victories over Los Angeles (6-4), Vancouver (5-3) and Edmonton (4-2). Mike Bossy scored his 21st career hat trick against the Kings. Against Smythe Division-leading Edmonton, the Islanders stopped the league's top power-play attack five times. Slumping Chicago, still seven points ahead of the North Stars in the Norris Division, ended its malaise against the New York Rangers, winning 5-4 after a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Vancouver and a 6-2 beating by Buffalo.

INDOOR SOCCER—Andy Chapman had two game-winning goals—both in overtime—to preserve Wichita's share of first in the Western Division. He scored 5:43 into OT to give the Wings a 9-8 win over Golden Bay and 3:03 into overtime for a 7-6 victory over Los Angeles. San Diego stayed tied with the Wings by edging Chicago 6-5 and dumping Memphis 9-4. Baltimore, the Eastern Division leader, lost 7-1 to Phoenix when the Inferno scored six unanswered goals in the last quarter.

TENNIS—JOSE-LUIS CLERC defeated Mats Wilander 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 to win the $255,000 Hollywood Classic in Guaruja, Brazil.

Ivan Lendl beat Guillermo Vilas 7-5, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 to win a $250,000 WCT event in Detroit.

In the finale of a $100,000 tournament on Marco Island, Fla., ANDREA JAEGER beat Hana Mandlikova 6-l,6-3.

TRACK & FIELD—At the Millrose Games in New York. RAY SHARP walked a mile in 5:46.21 to cut 1.18 seconds off the world indoor record set by Jim Heiring in 1982.

STEPHANIE HIGHTOWER clipped .02 seconds off her year-old U.S. women's record by running the 60-meter hurdles in 8.02 seconds in Louisville.

MILEPOSTS—HIRED: As coach of the Seattle Sea-hawks, CHUCK KNOX, 50, who had resigned the day before as coach of the Buffalo Bills. Knox had a 91-51-1 record as coach of the Bills (1978-82) and the Los Angeles Rams (1973-77).

As football coach at Iowa State, JIM CRINER, 42, who in seven years at Boise State led the Broncos to a 59-21-1 record, two Big Sky championships and one NCAA Division I-AA title. LYLE SETENCICH, 37, the defensive coordinator at Boise State for the last three seasons, will replace Criner.

RESIGNED: As coach of the Hartford Whalers, LARRY KISH, 41, whose team was 12-32-5 so far this season. He was replaced for the rest of the season by LARRY PLEAU, 36, a former Whaler coach who is the Whalers' director of operations.

SIGNED: By the California Angels, free-agent Outfielder ELLIS VALENTINE, 28, most recently of the New York Mets, to a one-year contract for a reported $325,000. In eight major league seasons he has batted .283 and hit 108 home runs.

By the Washington Bullets, free-agent Guard RICKY SOBERS, 30, who in seven NBA seasons has averaged 14.0 points a game. The Chicago Bulls, the NBA team for whom Sobers most recently played, received two second-round draft picks as signing compensation.

TRADED: By the Chicago White Sox, pitchers STEVE TROUT, 25, and WARREN BRUSSTAR, 31, to the Chicago Cubs for pitchers DICK TIDROW, 35, and RANDY MARTZ, 26, Third Baseman PAT TABLER. 25, and Shortstop SCOTT FLETCHER, 24.

By the Golden Bay Earthquakes, Forward GORDON HILL. 29, and Midfielder GARY ETHERINGTON. 24. to the New York Arrows, for Forward STEVE ZUNGUL, 28, the MISL MVP in each of the league's past four seasons.

DIED: Former college football Coach PAUL WILLIAM (Bear) BRYANT, 69, of a heart attack in Tuscaloosa. Ala., only 28 days after his retirement following 25 years as the Alabama coach. In 38 seasons at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A&M and Alabama, Bryant became the winningest college football coach ever, leading his teams to a 323-85-17 record, 15 Bowl victories in a record 29 appearances and six national championships, three outright and three shared. Fifty-four of his players were All-America; one, John David Crow, won a Heisman Trophy and another, Bob Gain, an Outland Trophy. Forty-seven men who played or coached under Bryant became head college or pro coaches.

DEL RICE, 60, a former catcher who batted .237 and hit 79 home runs for five teams during a 17-year major league career (1945-61). The Minor League Manager of the Year in 1971, Rice was skipper of the California Angels in '72, guiding them to a 75-80 mark. He also played two years of basketball as a guard with the Rochester Royals.



Kareem, who runs for the Atoms Track Club, broke the U.S. 55-meter record for 8-year-olds with a time of 8.0 seconds at the Colgate Women's Games in Brooklyn. A week later she set an Elementary A record of 29.6 seconds in the 200 meters.

Osterkamp, a 5'10" junior guard at Xavier University, broke the Lady Musketeers' career record of 1,230 points when she scored 31 in a 78-65 defeat of Wayne State. After 17 games this season she had a scoring average of 20.7.

Scotty, a senior tailback and linebacker at Vian High, led the Wolverines to a 45-9 mark over the last four seasons by rushing for 6,034 yards and averaging 8.76 yards per carry. He scored 95 TDs and had 100 or more yards in 34 games.

Dayes, a freshman and an NCAA Division II All-America sweeper at Dayton's Wright State, led the 13-4-4 Raider soccer team's defense, which had an 0.81 goals-against average. He even scored three goals, two of them game-winners.

Skagerberg, 44, an Off-Track Betting shop manager, covered 176 miles. 346 yards at the CIC Indoor 48-Hour Footrace in Haverford, Pa., breaking the U.S. Masters record by 5.7 miles. Ten times he has run more than 100 miles in 24 hours.

Anna, a sophomore at Como Park High, defeated Jennifer Roberts of Cincinnati 21-19, 11-21, 11-8 (tiebreaker) to win the 15-and-under girls' title at the U.S. Handball Association National Juniors just one year after she took up the sport.