Fresh blood in the CBS-TV booth for Redskins-Cards: Gary Bender and Hank Stram . . . Half-time attraction in RFK: the Metropolitan Police K-9 Corps obedience and crime-stopper demonstration show, some 75 dogs strong. Officer Bob Rau promises a three-ring circus and remembers that last time, at Skins-Cowboys in 76, the bowwows were so fetching it "cost the concessions stands money" . . . The Boston Red Sox not only lost the pennant, and Luis Tiant, and this week their longtime radio play-by-play voice, Ned Martin (fired by WITS), but the bid by Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Dwight Evans - and former Caps hockey GM Milt Schmidt - to get dog racing dates for their new venture at the Foxboro harness race track has been turned down by the Massachusetts Racing Commission . . . Upcoming season's basketball captain at Virginia: Bobby Stokes, the clever dribbler from King William.

Reported about to follow Kansas' bud Moore as deposed Big Eight coaches: Oklahoma State's Jam Stanley, Colorado's Bill Mallory . . . In town for Cardinals-Redskins, the little Card who isn't there anymore, Terry Metcalf. His Canadian League campaign over, he'll address the Monday Morning QB Club at the TD Club, noon the day after (Plates $12). . .