Birmingham Fire -- Chan Gailey, offensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos, was named coach of the World League of American Football team.
Wade Schalles, a former Clarion (Pa.) University wrestler from McLean, will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Schalles had a career record of 153-5-1 with an NCAA record 106 pins.
Missouri -- G Anthony Peeler regained his academic eligibility and is scheduled to play today against Grambling. The 6-foot-4 junior last season became the first Missouri sophomore in 37 years to be a first-team all-Big Eight selection.
Northern Colorado -- Billy Campfield, former running back with the Philadelphia Eagles, has been named assistant football coach and minority recruiting coordinator.
West Texas State -- Dropped Division II football from its intercollegiate program, citing lack of funds.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff -- Archie "Gunslinger" Cooley is no longer the school's football coach, according to the Pine Bluff Commercial. The program was recently given the first two-year "death penalty" by the NAIA.
World Cup skiing -- In Kranjska Gora, Yugoslavia, Italian star Alberto Tomba won a men's giant slalom to take the overall lead in the standings. It was his third victory this season and 16th of his career. In Morzine, France, Petra Kronberger of Austria scored her fourth victory in six races this season to complete a cycle, winning a World Cup women's downhill race. Kronberger, last year's World Cup champion, previously had won slalom, giant slalom and super-G races this season.