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COMING EVENTS December 23 through January 1

Dec. 26, 1955
Dec. 26, 1955

Table of Contents
Dec. 26, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Preview
Hickman's Hunches
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Sporting Look

COMING EVENTS December 23 through January 1

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This is an article from the Dec. 26, 1955 issue

ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

Basketball
(Leading college games)

Oklahoma vs. Illinois, Champaign, Ill.
USF vs. Loyola (New Orleans), New Orleans.
Vanderbilt vs. Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa.

Boxing
[TV]Frankie Ryff vs. Baby Vasquez, lightweights, Mad. Sq. Garden (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Tennis

World Tennis Tour, Denver.
Asian Championships, Calcutta (through Jan. 1).

SATURDAY DECEMBER 24

Hockey

Detroit vs. Montreal, Montreal.
Chicago vs. Toronto, Toronto.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25

Basketball
(Professionals)

Rochester vs. Syracuse, Syracuse.
New York vs. Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne.
Boston vs. Minneapolis, Minneapolis.

Hockey

Toronto vs. Detroit, Detroit.
Chicago vs. Boston, Boston.
New York vs. Montreal, New York.

Tennis
Orange Bowl Tennis Tournament, Miami Beach, Fla.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26

Basketball

(Leading college games)
[TV]Holiday Festival tournament, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York. First-round pairings: San Francisco vs. La Salle, Syracuse vs. Holy Cross (afternoon games); UCLA vs. St. John's, Duquesne vs. Fordham (night games). (Through Dec. 30.) Second half of final game, Dec. 30, 10 p.m. (NBC).

(Professionals)

Syracuse vs. Rochester, Rochester.
Fort Wayne vs. St. Louis, Rochester.
New York vs. Philadelphia, Philadelphia.

Boating
Orange Bowl Regatta, Miami, Fla. (through Jan. 1).

Boxing
[TV]Chico Vejar vs. Paolo Melis, middleweights, St. Nick's, New York (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Football

(Leading college games)
[NETWORK RADIO]North vs. South Shrine Game, Miami, 9:15 p.m., (Mutual).

(Professionals)
[TV]National Football League championship game, Los Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns, 12:45 p.m. P.S.T. (NBC).

Hockey
Spengler Cup, Int'l. Ice Hockey Tournament, Davos, Switzerland (through Dec. 31).

Horse Racing
Palos Verdes Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, Calif.

Skiing
International Ski Jump, St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Tennis
Girls' Indoor Meet, Chestnut Hill, Mass. (through Dec. 30).

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Big Seven Tournament, Kansas City, Mo. Pairings: Colorado vs. Oklahoma, Iowa State vs. Kansas State, Missouri vs. Nebraska, Kansas vs. Cornell (through Dec. 30).
All-College Tournament, Oklahoma City, Okla. Pairings: Oklahoma City vs. Pennsylvania, Oklahoma A&M vs. Texas Tech, Tulsa vs. Idaho State, Seattle vs. Loyola (New Orleans), (through Dec. 29).
Hofstra Christmas Invitation Tournament, Hempstead, New York. Pairings: Hofstra vs. Bucknell, Cortland vs. Wagner, Iona vs. Springfield, Muhlenberg vs. Delaware (through Dec. 30).
Iowa vs. Washington, Seattle.
Motor City Classic Tournament, Detroit, Mich. Pairings: Brigham Young University vs. Toledo, Penn State vs Detroit (also Dec. 28).

(Professionals)

Syracuse vs. Rochester, New York.
Philadelphia vs. New York, New York.
Boston vs. St. Louis, St. Louis.

Gymnastics
North vs. South, Municipal Auditorium, Sarasota, Fla.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Toledo, Ohio.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Southwest Conference Tournament, Houston. Pairings: SMU vs. Arkansas, Texas Christian vs. Texas, Southern Calif, vs. Baylor, Rice vs. Texas A&M (through Dec. 30).
All-American City Tournament, Owensboro, Ky. Teams entered: Pittsburgh, Washington & Lee, Florida, College of Pacific, Hardin-Simmons, Utah State, Evansville, Kentucky Wesleyan (through Dec. 31).
New England Tournament, Waterville, Me. Teams entered: Brown, Connecticut, Amherst, Massachusetts, Harvard, Bowdoin, Colby, Middlebury (through Dec. 30).
Gator Bowl Tournament, Jacksonville, Fla. Teams entered: South Carolina, Georgia, LSU, Clemson (also Dec. 29).
Richmond Invitational Tournament, Richmond, Va. Teams entered: Army, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, Cincinnati, William & Mary, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia Tech (through Dec. 30).
Orange Bowl Tournament, Miami Beach, Fla. Teams entered: Tulane, NYU, Columbia, Santa Clara, Yale, West Virginia, Miami (Florida), Florida State (through Dec. 30).

(Professionals)

St. Louis vs. Minneapolis, Minneapolis.
New York vs. Rochester, Rochester.

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Andy Arel vs. Willie Pep, lightweights, Miami Beach Auditorium (10 rds.), (ABC-TV, 10 p.m.; radio, 10:15 p.m.).
Sugar Bowl Collegiate Boxing Tournament, New Orleans, Syracuse vs. Louisiana State.

Hockey
Montreal vs. Toronto, Toronto.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Charleston, W. Va.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Dixie Classic Tournament, Raleigh, N.C. Pairings: Wake Forest vs. Minnesota, North Carolina State vs. Oregon State, Duke vs. Wyoming, North Carolina vs. Villanova (through Dec. 31).
Sugar Bowl Tournament, New Orleans. Teams entered: Alabama, Notre Dame, Marquette, Utah (through Dec. 30).
Fayette County Holiday Tournament, Fayetteville, W. Va. Pairings: Marshall vs. Boston College, Denver vs. VMI (through Dec. 30).
Queen City Invitational Tournament, Buffalo, N.Y. Pairings: Canisius vs. LaFayette, Georgia Tech vs. Westminster (Pa.), Xavier (Ohio) vs. Niagara, St. Bonaventure vs. Georgetown (through Jan. 2).
Maryland Invitational Tournament, College Park, Md. Teams entered: Michigan State, Maryland, George Washington, St. Francis (Pa.) (also Dec.30).

(Professionals)

Syracuse vs. Philadelphia, Philadelphia.
Minneapolis vs. St. Louis, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Rochester vs. Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Boxing
Peter Mueller vs. Vince Martinez, welterweights, Milwaukee Arena (10 rds.), Milwaukee.

Tennis
Sugar Bowl Invitational Tournament, New Orleans. World Tennis Tour, Pittsburgh.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Iowa vs. California, Berkeley, Calif.
Brigham Young vs. Michigan, Ann Arbor.

(Professionals)

Syracuse vs. Boston, Boston.
St. Louis vs. Fort Wayne, Lansing, Mich.

Football
Pop Warner Citrus Bowl, Winter Haven, Fla. Knoxville, Tenn. Midgets vs. Levittown, N.Y. Tiny-tots.

Skiing
Natl. Ski Cross-Country championship meet, Spout Springs, Oregon.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31

Basketball
(Leading college games)

Princeton vs. Purdue, LaFayette, Ind.
St. Louis vs. Detroit, St. Louis.

Boating
Sugar Bowl Regatta, Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans (through Jan. 1).

Dog Sled Races
New England Dog Sled Races, Tamworth, N.H. (through Jan. 1).

Football
(Leading college games)

Skyline Conference All-Stars vs. Border Conference All-Stars, Salad Bowl, Phoenix, Ariz.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Auburn vs. Vanderbilt, Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla., 2 p.m. (CBS).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Blue-Gray Game, Montgomery, Ala., 2:15 p.m. (NBC-TV; Mutual-radio).
[NETWORK RADIO]East-West Shrine Game, San Francisco, Calif., 2 p.m. P S.T. (Mutual).

Hockey

Chicago vs. Montreal, Montreal.
Detroit vs. Toronto, Toronto.
Boston vs. New York, New York

Horse Racing

Intl. Stakes, Melbourne, Australia, 1½ m., with jockeys from many foreign countries.
California Breeders' Trial Stakes, $25,000, 2-yr.-olds, Calif. foals, 7 f and Malibu Sequet Stakes, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds, 7 f. Santa Anita Park, Santa Anita, Calif.
Alligator Handicap, $10,000, 2-yr.-olds, 11/16 m., Tropical Park, Coral Gables, Fla.

Skiing

Intercollegiate Invitational 4-event meet, Lyndonville, Vt.
Portland Day Trial Race, Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Obersdorf Tournament, Obersdorf, Germany.

Squash Racquets
U.S. Open, University Club, New York (through Jan. 2).

Track & Field
Asahi Marathon, Fukuoka, Japan.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

Skiing
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, jump tournament.

Track
Sugar Bowl Track Meet, New Orleans.