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COMING EVENTS February 3 through February 12

Feb. 06, 1956
Feb. 06, 1956

Table of Contents
Feb. 6, 1956

Events & Discoveries
The Russians Take Over At Cortina
Duck Hunting
Avery Brundage: Part II
Sport In Art
FCA Rally
Plum Creek

COMING EVENTS February 3 through February 12

[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

This is an article from the Feb. 6, 1956 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Holy Cross vs. Niagara, Boston Garden, Boston.
San Francisco vs. Loyola (Calif.), San Francisco.

(Professionals)
Philadelphia vs. Rochester, Philadelphia.

Boat Show
Natl. Boat Show, Chicago (through Feb. 12).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson vs. Bob Baker, heavyweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Havana Biltmore Proette Invitational (women), Havana (through Feb. 5).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Montreal.

Winter Olympics
Four-man bobsledding (heats 1, 2), downhill skiing (men), figure skating (pairs), hockey, Cortina, Italy.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Ohio State vs. Indiana, Columbus, Ohio, 2 p.m. C.S.T. (CBS). Men to watch: State's Robin Freeman (24) & Indiana's Wally Choice (44).
Auburn vs. Kentucky, Montgomery, Ala.
Duke vs. N. Carolina, Durham, N.C.
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt, Athens, Ga.
Louisville vs. Ky. Wesleyan, Owensboro. Ky.
Loyola (New Orleans)vs. Dayton, New Orleans, La.
N.C. State vs. Clemson, Raleigh, N.C.
St. Francis (Pa.) vs. Temple, Altoona, Pa.
Stanford vs. San Francisco, Stanford, Calif.

(Professionals)

[TV]Rochester vs. Boston, Rochester, 3 p.m. (NBC*).
Fort Wayne vs. St. Louis, Elkhart, Ind.
New York vs. Syracuse, New York.

Boxing
Rex Layne vs. Jose Gonzales, heavyweights, Cologne, Germany (10 rds.).

Hockey

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

Horse Racing

San Vicente Handicap, $20,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds, & Santa Margarita Handicap, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, f&m, Santa Anita Pk., Arcadia, Calif.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]McLennan Handicap, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hialeah Pk., Hialeah, Fla., 5 p.m. (NBC-TV, 5 p.m.; radio, 5:15 p.m.).

Skating
N. American outdoor championships (speed), West Allis, Wis. (also Feb. 5).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Lake Placid, N.Y.

Track & Field
Millrose Games, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.

Winter Olympics
Four-man bobsledding finals, 40-km. crosscountry skiing relay (men), hockey, Cortina, Italy.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Basketball

(Professionals)

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

Hockey

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

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Rochester, N.Y.

Winter Olympics
Special ski jumping, closing ceremony, Cortina, Italy.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Duquesne vs. Temple, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Florida vs. Kentucky, Gainesville, Fla.
Illinois vs. Indiana, Champaign, Ill.

(Professionals)
Fort Wayne vs. Syracuse, Fort Wayne.

Boxing
[TV]Bobby Courchesne vs. Miguel Berrios, lightweights, St. Nicks, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Lawn Bowling
Open Marl Championship tournament, St. Petersburg, Fla. (through Feb. 25).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Toronto.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Basketball

(Leading college games)

College of the Pacific vs. San Francisco, Stockton, Calif
Maryland vs. Duke, College Park, Md.
Miami (Ohio) vs. Dayton, Oxford, Ohio.
N. Carolina vs. Wm. & Mary, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Virginia vs. N.C. State, Charlottesville, Va.

(Professionals)
Philadelphia vs. Syracuse & New York vs. Boston, New York.

Boxing

Wallace (Bud) Smith vs. Tony DeMarco, lightweights, Boston (10 rds.).
Art Aragon vs. Ray Tiscareno, welterweights, Hollywood, Calif. (10 rds.).

Hockey
Detroit vs. Chicago, Detroit.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Louisville vs. Ky. Wesleyan, Louisville, Ky.
Temple vs. Bucknell, Palestra, Philadelphia.

(Professionals)

Boston vs. St. Louis & Rochester vs. New York, Rochester.
Minneapolis vs. Fort Wayne, Minneapolis

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ralph (Tiger) Jones vs. Tony Baldoni, middle weights, Capital Arena, Washington, D.C.( 10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Dog Sledding
Intl. Sled Dog Derby, Ottawa (also Feb. 9).

Hockey

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

Horse Racing
Florida Breeders Stakes, $15,000, 3 f., 2-yr.-olds, Hialeah Pk., Hialeah, Fla.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Syracuse, N.Y.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Basketball

(Leading college games)
Duke vs. Virginia, Durham, N.C.

(Professionals)

Philadelphia vs. St. Louis, Philadelphia.
Syracuse vs. Boston, Syracuse.

Golf

Serbin Open tournament (women), $5,000, Miami, Fla. (through Feb. 12).
Tucson PGA Open tournament, $12,500, Tucson, Ariz. (through Feb. 12).

Hockey
Boston vs. Toronto, Boston.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour (Cornell U.), Ithaca, N.Y.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Basketball

(Leading college games)

San Francisco vs. Fresno State, San Francisco.
Temple vs. Penn State, Palestra, Philadelphia.

(Professionals)
New York vs. Syracuse & Boston vs. St. Louis, Boston.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Isaac Logart vs. Ramon Fuentes, welterweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y., (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey
Chicago vs. Montreal, Chicago.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Albany, N.Y.

STAURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Illinois vs. Ohio State, Champaign, Ill., 2 p.m. C.S.T. (CBS). Men to watch: State's Robin Freeman (24) & Illinois' Paul Judson (34).
Dartmouth vs. Holy Cross, Hanover, N.H.
Dayton vs. St. Francis (Pa.), Dayton.
Duke vs. Wake Forest, Durham, N.C.
Kentucky vs. Mississippi, Lexington, Ky.
Louisville vs. Marquette, Louisville, Ky.
N.C State vs. South Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Vanderbilt vs. Louisiana State, Nashville, Tenn.
Virginia vs. N. Carolina, Charlottesville, Va.

(Professionals)

[TV]Minneapolis vs. Philadelphia, Minneapolis, 3 p.m (NBC*).
New York vs. St. Louis, New York.
Rochester vs. Fort Wayne, Rochester.

Bobsledding
Natl. AAU Jr. four-man bobsled races, Lake Placid, N.Y.

Golf
Women's Open tournament, Miami (also Feb. 12).

Hockey

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

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Everglades Stakes, $25,000, 11/8 m., 3-yr.-olds, Hialeah Pk., Hialeah, Fla. (NBC-TV, 5 p.m.; radio, 5:15 p.m.)
San Antonio Handicap, $50,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Santa Anita Pk., Arcadia, Calif.

Squash Racquets
Natl. Singles championship, Hartford, Conn. (through Feb. 13).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Teaneck, N.J.

Track
New York Athletic Club Meet, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Auto Racing
NASCAR Intl. Safety & Speed Trials, Daytona Beach, Fla. (through Feb. 26).

Basketball

(Professionals)

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

Hockey

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

*See local listing.