RESIGNED: CARL TACY, 53, as Wake Forest basketball coach, after 13 seasons and a 222-149 record.
RETIRED: Six-year-old GATO DEL SOL, the longshot winner of the 1982 Kentucky Derby, who had only seven wins in 39 starts. He will stand at stud at Stone Farm in Paris, Ky.
TRADED: By the Texas Rangers, third baseman BUDDY BELL, 33, to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder DUANE WALKER, 28, and a player to be named later (page 60).
By the San Diego Chargers, running back CHUCK MUNCIE, 32, a nine-year NFL veteran, to the Minnesota Vikings for an undisclosed 1986 draft choice.
By the Los Angeles Rams, veteran quarterback VINCE FERRAGAMO, 31, and an undisclosed 1986 draft pick, to the Buffalo Bills for tight end Tony Hunter, 25.
VOTED: By the Boston Athletic Association Board of Governors, to award prize money to Boston Marathon winners for the first time in 89 years, beginning in the spring of 1986.
DIED: ROBERT C. HOFFMAN, 86, five-time coach of the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team and founder and owner of the York Barbell Company; in York, Pa.