SCOREBOARD

January 23, 1956

BOXING

Pascual Perez,fast-moving little Argentinian, hammered Challenger Leo Espinosa with potentrights, knocked him down in ninth, went on to retain world flyweight title in15-rounder before 25,000 in Buenos Aires' Luna Park.

Johnny Holman,run-of-the-mill Chicago heavyweight, surprised glass-chinned Bob Satterfield(but not smart bettors whose late flood of money shifted odds on Satterfieldfrom 2½-1 to 8-5), floored his home-town rival in second and third, finishedhim off with right hook in eighth round at Chicago (see page 12).

InternationalBoxing Guild and New York chapter, in particular, continued withering processas they were hit with new blows by federal grand jury and National BoxingAssociation. The developments:

New York chapter,except for few diehards who control treasury, began to disintegrate, as mostmanagers resigned to comply with Commissioner Julius Hel-fand's Jan. 15deadline.

Federal grand juryin Cleveland handed down antitrust indictments against International Guild,President Charley Johnston and Treasurer Honest Bill Daly, Ohio Guild and itspresident, Al Del Monte, accused defendants of organizing boycott of studiotelevision bouts, set preliminary hearing for Jan. 20.

NBA backed upHelfand's ban on Guild, passed resolution recommending that member statesrecognize suspensions imposed by New York State (see page 10).

BASKETBALL

San Francisco'sfabulous Dons, with Bill Russell playing only part-time, romped over SantaClara 74-56, Fresno State 69-50 to run winning streak to 39, tying majorcollege mark set by LIU in 1936, then sat back to enjoy two-week rest.

Dayton remainedunbeaten but only after Canisius forced Flyers to overcome 17-point deficit towin 82-73.

North CarolinaState, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Duke, Illinois, North Carolina, Temple and HolyCross also came through with victories in attempt to keep pace with No. 1 SanFrancisco.

Furman'sjump-shooting Darrell Floyd piled up 62 points as team trounced The Citadel112-68; Kentucky's Bob Burrow scored 50 to help Wildcats whip LSU 107-65; NorthCarolina's Lennie Rosenbluth tallied 45 as Tar Heels got by Clemson 103-99 indouble overtime (for other college basketball news, see page 45).

Philadelphiapulled steadily away from field in Eastern Division of NBA, losing only toBoston 104-103 in five games, held comfortable 4½-game lead over second-placeCeltics. Ft. Wayne overwhelmed Boston 105-89, split pair with risingMinneapolis (who had George Mikan back in uniform), still led Rochester bythree full games in Western Division.

FOOTBALL

Hughie Devore,onetime Notre Dame end who has coached at six colleges, succumbed to eloquentpersuasion by National Football League President Bert Bell, agreed to leavesecure Dayton post for head coaching job with Philadelphia Eagles because itoffered "better economic deal" for his large family (wife and sixchildren), promptly hired portly Steve Owen, longtime New York Giant coach, asone of his assistants.

Co-owner TonyMorabito, seeking to pull San Francisco 49ers out of NFL doldrums, came up withhis third coach in as many seasons: Frankie Albert, left-handed T formationquarterback wizard who starred for Stanford and 49ers and still holds prorecord of 29 touchdown passes in single season.

Ollie Matson,Chicago Cardinals star, ran back kickoff 91 yards for touchdown, scored anotheron 15-yard run as East squeezed past West 31-30 in Pro Bowl game before 37,867at Los Angeles.

HOCKEY
New York and Detroit picked up valuable ground, moving within reach of NationalHockey League lead as Montreal went into tailspin. Rangers started Canadiens ondowngrade with 6-1 victory, bowed to streaking Detroit 6-0 but came back tobeat Toronto 6-5, Chicago 2-0, were only seven points out of first place atweek's end. Detroit beat Chicago 3-1, Montreal 2-0, trailed Rangers by onlythree points. Boston also got into act, borrowed emergency Goalie ClaudePronovost from Montreal, promptly outscored Canadiens 2-0 to break 8-gamelosing streak.

BRIDGE
French six-man team, captained by Gentleman Farmer Roger Trezel, caughtAmerican squad off balance with aggressive and shifting strategy, played theircards right to win near-silent but bitter fight for world championship, 342match points to 288, at Paris.

GOLF

Cary Middlecoffslogged through driving rain to post fine 68 on last round, finished withrecord-breaking 202 for 54 holes to win Bing Crosby National Pro-Amateur atPebble Beach, Calif. (see page 41).

Lloyd Mangrum,veteran who failed to win single tournament in 1955, went into lead on firstday, successfully met all challenges to win Los Angeles Open and $6,000 with272 for 72 holes.

Herman Barron ofWhite Plains, N.Y. battled gusty winds to turn in 5-under-par 67, capturedfirst money in MacNaughton pro-amateur at Miami Beach.

TRACK ANDFIELD

Pitt's ArnieSowell tore off sparkling 1:48.6 anchor half mile, paced Panther 2-mile relayteam to record 7:39.6 to kick off indoor season in Massachusetts K. of C. meetat Boston.

Japan AthleticAssociation officially declared vacant all records held by 18-year-old TsurueMakase, former high school girls' national champion broad jumper, javelinthrower and 200-meter sprinter. Reason: Miss Makase has successfully undergonesurgery to change her sex from female to male.

HORSE RACING
Beau Busher, off at 20-1, sprinted through fog to take early lead, held firm inface of stretch challenge by favored Traffic Judge to win by 3¾ lengths in$28,950 San Fernando Stakes, preliminary test for rich Santa Anita MaturityJan. 28.

RODEO
Casey Tibbs, world champion bronc buster, in one of final appearances beforeretirement, was thrown and dragged by horse appropriately named Be Careful,suffered three broken ribs at Denver.

AUTO RACING
Masten Gregory, young (23) Kansas City speedster, covered 70.9 miles at averagespeed of 70.2 mph with his 3-liter Maserati to win 1-hour Torrey Pines roadrace before 35,000 at La Jolla, Calif. Jerry Austin of Arcadia, Calif. andSherwood Johnston of Greenwich, Conn. teamed up in D Jaguar, averaged 68 mphfor 407.7 miles to capture 6-hour endurance test.

SKIING
Toni Sailer, lanky 21-year-old plumber's son, skidded to double victory indownhill and slalom but got stern competition from America's Wallace (Bud)Werner, who finished second in downhill and third in combined as Austrian mendominated Hahnenkamm meet at Kitzbühel. Blonde Astrid Sandvik, 16-year-oldNorwegian schoolgirl, led women, winning slalom and combined titles afterGermany's Sonja Sperl took downhill.

RECORDBREAKERS

Phil Walters,veteran sports car racer from Hicksville, N.Y., pushed new 240-hp Plymouth Furyto U.S. stock car speed records in two-way runs over measured mile at DaytonaBeach, averaging 124.01 from flying start, 82.54 from standing start (Jan. 10).Betty Skelton, daring Winter Haven, Fla. aviatrix, took to same track inChevrolet Corvette, zoomed average 130.838 mph from speeding start, 85.59 mphfrom standing start to better 5 NASCAR acceleration and speed records (Jan.15).

Lorraine Crapp,17-year-old Australian miss with eye on Olympics, took dead aim at two moreworld standards in race against clock at Sydney, was caught in 10:30.9 for800-meter freestyle, also set new record of 10:36.4 for 880 yards (Jan.14).

Jack Wardrop,Michigan's fast-moving Scotsman, thrashed 220-yard freestyle in 2:10.2,440-yard freestyle in 4:50, set pair of NCAA records as Wolverines lost dualmeet to Iowa 48-45 at Iowa City (Jan. 14). Other new marks in same meet: Iowa'sLincoln Hurring, 200-yard breast-stroke in 2:09.6; Iowa relay team, 300-yardmedley (long course) in 2:56.3.

MILEPOSTS

RE-ELECTED—GeorgeD. Widener, chairman of Jockey Club; Amory L. Haskell, president of UnitedHunts Racing Association; Walter B. Devereaux, president of National Horse ShowAssociation; Whitney Stone, president of U.S. Equestrian Team; Henry S. Morgan,president of North American Yacht Racing Union.

DIED—Leroy JosephNelson, 18, promising young jockey; of brain injuries incurred when mountstumbled during race at Agua Caliente; in San Diego, Calif.

DIED—Sam Langford,seventyish, boxing's famed "Boston Tar Baby," who was blind from eyeinjuries suffered in ring, a 162-pounder regarded by many as one of the ring'sgreatest fighters although he never held title despite 642 bouts against allcomers (mostly heavyweights) in 22 years (1902-23), recently elected member ofthe sports Hall of Fame; after long illness, at Cambridge, Mass.

RESULTS OF 100 LEADING COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

EAST

Army 69—Colgate 68
Army 93—Yale 85
Carn. Tech 68—W. Va. 66
Columbia 82—Penn 74
Columbia 64—Navy 61
Cornell 74—Brown 56
Cornell 75—Harvard 68
Dayton 82—Canisius 73
Dartmouth 71—Harvard 58
Fordham 66—Princeton 64
Harvard 86—Penn 78
Holy Cross 105—Rh. Is. 61
Holy Cross 69—Bost. U. 52
La Salle 71—Syracuse 64
Manh. 85—Muhlen. 79
Pitt 78—Penn State 60
Princeton 59—Dartmouth 57
St.Fran.(N.Y.)83—Siena 61
St. Jos. (Pa.) 75—Manh. 74
S. Hall 84—Xavier (0.) 73
S. Hall 87—Georgetown 85
Syracuse 71—Penn State 64
Temple 80—Villanova 73
Temple 91—Man hattan 79
Xavier (O.) 71—Villa. 70

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama 86—Auburn 77
Alabama 87—Miss. St. 75
Arkansas 84—Rice 70
Arkansas 70—Texas 67
Baylor 83—TCU 75
Duke 63—S. Carolina 52
Duke 76—Maryland 62
Duke 109—Clemson 80
Furman 72—Davidson 70
Furman 112—Citadel 68
Furman 94—Richmond 85
Geo. Wash. 73—VMI 48
Geo. Wash. 78—W. For. 74
Ga. Tech 87—Miss. St. 59
Houston 78—Okla. City 64
Kentucky 85—Tulane 63
Kentucky 107—LSU 65
LSU 91—Florida 90
Maryland 59—S. Car. 53
Memphis St. 80—W. Ky. 64
Mississippi 76—Auburn 69
N. Car. 103—Clemson 99
N. Car. 75—S. Car. 73
N. Car. 101—Virginia 65
N.C. State 73—Maryland 64
Rice 80—TCU 60
SMU 97—Texas A&M 68
Tennessee 62—Georgia 59
Texas A&M 75—Texas 74
Utah 87—New Mexico 73
Vanderbilt 88—Miss. 73
Vanderbilt 72—Ga. Tech 59
VPI 63—Geo. Wash. 61
W. Va. 89—VMI 65
Wm. & Mary 92—Furman 81

WEST

De Paul 91—Bradley 76
Houston 69—Tulsa 60
Illinois 96—Wis. 77
Illinois 96—Indiana 72
Iowa 88—Ohio State 73
Iowa 84—Minnesota 62
Iowa St. 58—Oklahoma 55
Kansas 91—Kansas St. 86
Kansas St. 61—Okla. 50
Louisville 80—N. Dame 75
Louisville 79—Valpar. 53
Marquette 78—Valpar. 76
Marquette 68—Loy. (Ill.) 59
Michigan 74—Purdue 67
Michigan 94—Northwest.76
Minnesota 77—Indiana 71
Missouri 76—Kansas 54
Ohio State 100—Wis. 98
Okla. A&M 61—Wichita 54
Okla. A&M 63—Houston 44
Purdue 66—Michigan St. 62
St. Louis 75—Bradley 67
St. Louis 79—Detroit 75
Wichita 64—Tulsa 56

FAR WEST

BYU 61—Col. A&M 49
BYU 74—Wyoming 48
California 67—Oregon 65
Colorado 79—Missouri 72
Denver 65—Montana 51
Oregon 53—Washington 51
Oregon 63—California 62
San Fran. 74—Santa CI. 56
San Fran. 69—Fres. St. 50
S. Cal. 58—Ore. St. 47
S. Cal. 84—Ore. St. 53
Stanford 77—Idaho 60
Stanford 74—Idaho 62
UCLA 86—Wash. St. 72
UCLA 95—Wash. St. 70
Utah 83—Denver 72

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)