American Swimming Showcase -- Advantage International of Washington announced series for world-class competitors in four yet-to-be determined cities next spring, $75,000 in purses at each meet. Top dollar, $10,000, goes to winner of men's 50-meter freestyle, featuring Matt Biondi and Tom Jager. Undergraduates like Mike Barrowman and Janet Evans will be invited but could not accept prize money if they opt to keep college eligibility.


New Jersey Legislature -- Reacting to national controversy over women reporters in locker rooms, a state senator proposed to prohibit all media interviews for 30 minutes after the conclusion of sporting events at high school, college levels and the four professional franchises that play in the state. Asked about the trouble the bill might cause the media, Sen. John Russo (D-Ocean) responded, "So what?"


Miami -- Hurricanes' 1991 season-opening football game against Arkansas Aug. 31 will be played in the United States, not in Manchester, England, as had been scheduled; promoter couldn't guarantee each school $1 million beyond travel costs.

Virginia -- Sold-out football game with Georgia Tech, 2:28 p.m. Nov. 3 at Scott Stadium, will be televised by CBS.

Montgomery-Rockville -- Football team (6-0) moved from fourth to third this week in the national junior college poll.

Princeton -- Midfielder Joe Thieman of Vienna (ex-O'Connell High) is Ivy League rookie soccer player of the week for the third time.


Middle Atlantic PGA -- At Shenandoah Valley, Maryland Open champion Bob Boyd of Woodmont and Rocky Fryer of Hermitage teamed for a final-day 27-hole best ball score of 97 for a two-day, 54-hole 199 and a three-stroke victory in MAPGA Two-Man Team championship.


Katie Jennings, a sophomore at Robinson High who trains at Karon Gymnastic Center in Burke, qualified at the regional competition for the Elite Nationals in Arizona Nov. 3.


Yorktown -- Football team's record is 5-1. It was given incorrectly in Tuesday's editions.

National Cathedral -- Girls basketball varsity seeks a Christmas tournament. Call Coach Susie Sturman at (202) 537-6364.


Montgomery County -- Tennis Patrons will hold a USTA player development program tryout and seminar Saturday Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m., at Fairland Athletic Complex in Laurel; then, 9-11 p.m., a mixed/men's doubles grand prix fund-raiser event. The group also conducts ongoing adult novice and intermediate classes. Register via (301) 774-3890.