•Buddy Holloway of Oakland, Calif. drove Screaming Eagle to new world record of 101.373 mph in 135 cubic inch class in Desert Speedboat Regatta on Salton Sea at Oasis, Calif., bettering old mark of 101.254 held by Duane Allen of Baldwin Park, Calif. Other new world records at same regatta: Tom Caldwell of San Mateo, Calif. piloted Blue Blazer at 80.066 mph in 136 cubic inch class; Carl Maginn of Glendale, Calif. drove Hot Ice at 75.388 mph in crackerbox class.
•Johnny Globe, 7-year-old stallion, established new world pacing record for two miles, covering distance from running start in 4:05 3/5 to win $18,000 New Zealand Trotting Cup at Christ-church. Old record: 4:06, set by Greyhound. Out. of Logan Derby-Sandfast, Johnny Globe was purchased by Owner Don Nyhan for $140, now has earnings of $89,600.
Ohio State, ranked second nationally, rolled to 28-6 win over Purdue to move step nearer Big Ten title and Rose Bowl. Long runs by Bobby Watkins and Howard (Hopalong) Cassady highlighted game as Buckeyes stopped Purdue's Len Dawson.
Michigan overwhelmed Michigan State, 33-7, with four second-half touchdowns to set stage for Saturday's game with unbeaten Ohio State. Win will give Wolverines tie for Big Ten crown and chance at Rose Bowl.
Oklahoma, ranked No. 3, battered Missouri, 34-13, to clinch share of Big Seven Conference championship. Third-string Quarterback Pat O'Neal pitched two touchdown passes to break scoreless deadlock in second period and Sooners went on to 17th straight victory.
Notre Dame used reserves liberally to win over North Carolina, 42-13. Ralph Guglielmi played only first half, completed seven of 12 passes for 119 yards and one touchdown.
Minnesota edged Iowa, 22-20, in seesaw battle decided by Hawkeye safety on fumbled pitch-out in third quarter. Bob McNamara was Gopher offensive star, running back kick-off 89 yards for touchdown and adding another on 36-yard dash.
Princeton upset Yale, 21-14, in dramatic finish with Royce Flippin, playing his first game since suffering broken wrist Oct. 19, scoring winning touchdown (his third of game) on two-yard plunge with 16 seconds to play. Down 14-0, fumbling Yale came to life in the last quarter to tie score with less than four minutes to go, but Princeton struck back for winning touchdown.
Army warmed up for Navy game by routing Pennsylvania, 35-0, despite absence of ailing Coach Earl Blaik and Fullback Pat Uebel. Pete Vann passed to End Don Holleder for two scores and Tommy Bell went over twice for Army.
Navy piled up a record 629 yards, including 512 along ground, to crush Columbia, 51-6.
Southern Methodist beat Arkansas, 21-14, to knock Razorbacks out of unbeaten ranks and Southwest Conference lead. S.M.U.'s Frank Eidom scored in each of first three periods, then Mustangs fought off fourth-quarter Arkansas rally.
Georgia Tech tore apart Alabama's vaunted defense (best in nation) to win, 20-0, in nationally televised game. Jimmy Thompson sparked Tech's speedy attack.
Southern California romped over Washington, 41-0, to remain unbeaten in Pacific Coast Conference and sure bet for Rose Bowl. Aramis Dandoy's 95-yard return of opening kick-off paced Southern Cal to 27-point first quarter.
Detroit Lions just about wrapped up Western division title in National Football League with devastating 48-7 rout of crippled San Francisco 49ers. With injured Halfback Hugh McElhenny out for season and Quarterback Y. A. Tittle constantly rushed by crashing Detroit linemen, 49ers were unable to control Bobby Layne and Doak Walker, who starred on attack for Lions, and suffered worst defeat in history.
New York Giants flashed best form of season to down Philadelphia Eagles, 27-14, and take over undisputed possession of first place in Eastern division. Charlie Conerly threw three touchdown passes while Eddie Price and Frank Gifford ripped through famed "Suicide Seven" for substantial yardage.
Cleveland Browns trounced Chicago Bears, 39-10, to take second place while Washington Redskins upset Pittsburgh Steelers, 17-14.
Fort Wayne Pistons continued to lead Western division of National Basketball Association, winning two games over weekend. Minneapolis Lakers moved up in race while Philadelphia Warriors won over New York Knickerbockers to maintain edge in Eastern division.
Charles Humez of France knocked out Tiberio Mitri of Italy in third round to win European middleweight championship at Milan. Referee stopped bout after Mitri, who won title last May by knocking out Randy Turpin, had been floored three times.
Willie Troy, sixth-ranking middleweight from New York, won unanimous 10-round decision from Jesse Turner of St. Louis at Kansas City.
Al Andrews, 23, rugged Superior, Wis. middleweight, punched out 10-round split decision over speedy Chico Varona of Havana at Chicago.
Gene Fullmer, unbeaten West Jordan, Utah middleweight, made Eastern debut and lived up to nickname of Cyclone to take 10-round decision from Jackie La Bua for 25th straight in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Ray Robinson, 34, former welterweight and middleweight champion, announced he will begin comeback with six-round exhibition at Hamilton, Ont. Nov. 29. Sugar Ray retired after collapsing and losing on 14th round TKO to Joey Maxim June 25, 1952 in 102-degree heat at Yankee Stadium.
Peter Thomson, British Open champion, shot 282 for 72 holes to beat Australia's Ossie Pickworth and Kel Nagel by six strokes in $3,360 Ampol tournament at Melbourne. Dave Douglas of Newark, Del. was leading U.S. golfer with fourth-place 289.
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt's Social Outcast outran Bicarb in stretch to win first money of $60,550 in $87,650 Gallant Fox Handicap at Jamaica, N.Y. Ovie Scurlock, replacing suspended Eric Guerin, guided 18 to five choice to length-and-a-half victory in 13-furlong run. Co-favorite Rejected was disappointing eighth.
Roman Patrol finished fast to win by neck over favored Grandpaw in $55,375 Remsen Stakes at Jamaica. Victory was first this year for Pin Oak Farm.
Queen Elizabeth became first reigning monarch to top list of winning race horse owners in Britain for full season when her stable won $114,780 for 1954. Next in line: Robert Sterling Clark of the U.S. with $109,320.
Willie Shoemaker, leading U.S. jockey wit 368 winners, was set down for five days for "careless riding" and "interference," at Golden Gate Fields, Albany, Calif., then announced he would not ride again until Santa Anita opens Dec. 28—unless his lead is threatened.
Mexico won International Perpetual Challenge Trophy with perfect performance by Brig. General Humberto Mariles, Capt. Joaquin D'Harcourt and Lieut. Roberto Vinals in windup of National Horse Show in New York's Madison Square Garden. Over-all honors went to Germany with seven victories, followed by Mexico and Spain with three each, U.S. with one.
Dr. Clarence C. (Buddy) Combs of Eatontown, N.J. was again ranked at 10 goals for 1954-'55 by Indoor Polo Association of America.
Toronto Maple Leafs won sixth straight to move within three points of league-leading Montreal Canadiens, who had similar streak snapped by third-place Detroit Red Wings after losing Goalie Jacques Plante with cheekbone fracture.
TRACK AND FIELD
Jim Lambert of Indiana won individual title with 19:59.6 clocking for four miles, but Michigan scored 55 points to dethrone second-place Michigan State and capture its first Big Ten cross-country team championship since 1922, at Chicago.
Don Candy, lightly regarded Australian, upset Tony Trabert, 4-6, 7-5, 10-12, 6-3, 7-5, in New South Wales championship, at Sydney, leaving Ham Richardson, winner over Australia's Neale Fraser, lone U.S. player in quarter-finals.
Jimmy Bryan, 28, AAA champion from Phoenix, Ariz., averaged 84.82 mph in Dean Van Lines Special to win Silver States 100-mile race, at Las Vegas. His victory gave him 1954 total of 2,630 points for new AAA record.
Great Britain defeated France, 16-12, to win World Cup Rugby League four-team tournament before 38,000 spectators at Paris.
BORN—To Alice Bauer Hagge, golf pro, and Robert Hagge, a daughter, Heidi, their first child, at Sarasota, Fla.
HONORED—Macdonald Smith, Scottish-born golfer who died in 1949; elected to P.G.A. "Golf Hall of Fame," at Chicago.
DIED—Joe Platak, 45, nine-time winner of National A.A.U. four-wall handball singles championship from 1935 to 1945; of coronary thrombosis, at Montebello, Calif.
DIED—James W. (Jake) Driscoll, 54, former Boston College track star; at Boston. Driscoll set world record of :59[1/5] for-500 yards in 1920, won National Intercollegiate and A.A.U. quarter-mile championships in 1922, was later elected to Track Hall of Fame.
DIED—Billy Haack, 76, boxing promoter and referee, who claimed to have officiated at more than 10,000 fights; of heart ailment, at Memphis.
DIED—Gallant Fox, 27, triple-crown winner in 1930, first of three Kentucky Derby champions sired by Sir Galahad III; at Paris, Ky. Gallant Fox was retired to stud after only two seasons of racing.
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD
Jimmy Dryan, Phoenix, Ariz., 100-m. AAA Bobby Ball Memorial big-car race, in 1:06:34.66, Phoenix.
FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN
1—Ohio State (87)
4—Notre Dame (2)
7—Navy and Southern California
RUNNERS-UP: 11, Southern Methodist 270; 12, Michigan 244; 13, Maryland 151; 14, West Virginia 101: V.P.I. 81.
Natl. Basketball Assn.
2. New York
1. Ft. Wayne
Natl. Hockey League
4. New York
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
1. New York
6. Chicago Cards
2. San Francisco
2. Los Angeles
4. Chicago Bears
5. Green Bay