Carl Lewis tied George Brown's record of 41 consecutive long jump victories (1950-52) with a leap of 28 feet in the Houston Invitational yesterday. The Olympic gold medalist opened with a wind-aided jump of 26 feet 5 1/2 before his meet record leap. He beat runner-up Brian Cooper by more than two feet.
The last time Lewis lost a long-jump event was against Larry Myricks at The Athletics Congress Indoor Championships on Feb. 27, 1981 . . .
Jud Logan of the New York Athletic Club broke his own U.S. record in the men's hammer throw at the Jesse Owens Track Classic in Columbus, Ohio.
Logan, from North Canton, Ohio, threw the 16-pound weight 253 feet 5 inches to better the mark of 252-3 he set last weekend at the Mount San Antonio College Relays in California. It's the second straight year he has broken the U.S. record at the Owens meet.
At the third annual meet, former Navy high jumper Leo Williams finished second in the high jump at 7-2 1/2 . . .
In Raleigh, N.C., Larry Colbert, 48, of Glenarden, Md., set a 45-to-49 age group U.S. Masters record in winning the 400 meters in 52.27 at the Southern Masters International track championships Saturday. Colbert also won at 100 meters in 11.7 and 200 meters in 23.6. Robin Ficker of Potomac won the age 40-44 400 meters in 54.2.