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COMING EVENTS February 24 through March 4

Feb. 27, 1956
Feb. 27, 1956

Table of Contents
Feb. 27, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • In Cooch Behar, the grand-style tiger hunt of legend carries on unchanged in pomp and ceremony and as luxuriously as ever

The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Westminster
Sporting Look
  • The fashions in dogs were not the only news at the Westminster. A surprising number of male bipeds with doggy connections managed to look pretty doggy themselves in various choices of head coverings

Big Three
Anniversary

COMING EVENTS February 24 through March 4

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

This is an article from the Feb. 27, 1956 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Brigham Young vs. Utah, Provo, Utah.
No. Carolina vs. Duke, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Oklahoma City vs. Seattle, Oklahoma City.
Santa Clara vs. San Francisco, Santa Clara, Calif.

(Professionals)
Philadelphia vs. Boston & St. Louis vs. Syracuse, Philadelphia.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Rocky Castellani vs. John L. Sullivan, welter-weights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey
Chicago vs. Toronto, Chicago.

Track & Field
Atlantic Coast Conference indoor championships, Raleigh, N.C.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Auto Racing
SCCA race, Palm Springs, Fla. (also Feb. 26).

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Northwestern vs. Indiana, Evanston, Ill., 2 p.m., C.S.T. (CBS).
Alabama vs. Kentucky, Montgomery, Ala.
Dayton vs. Eastern Ky. State, Dayton.
Duke vs. Geo. Washington, Durham, N.C.
Florida vs. Vanderbilt, Gainesville. Fla.
Kansas State vs. Iowa State, Manhattan, Kan.
Minnesota vs. Iowa, Minneapolis.
Murray State vs. Louisville, Murray, Ky.
N.C. State vs. Wake Forest, Raleigh, N.C.
Ohio State vs. Illinois, Columbus, Ohio.
Siena vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), Albany, N.Y.
Southern Methodist vs. Arkansas, Dallas.
Temple vs. Duquesne, Palestra, Philadelphia.

(Professionals)

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

Bobsledding
North American two-& four-man championships, Lake Placid, N.Y. (also Feb. 26).

Hockey

Montreal vs. Detroit, Montreal.
Toronto vs. Boston, Toronto.

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Flamingo Stakes, $100,000 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Hialeah Pk., Fla. (NBC-TV, 5 p.m.; radio, 5:15 p.m.).
Santa Anita Handicap, $100,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Santa Anita Pk., Arcadia, Calif.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Shreveport, La.

Track & Field
IC4A indoor championships, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Auto Racing
NASCAR 160-mile Grand Natl. championship race, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Basketball

(Professionals)

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

Hockey

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

Polo
East vs. West, Gulf Stream, Delray Beach, Fla.

Speed Skating
North American indoor championships, Lake Placid, N.Y.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Fort Worth.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Alabama vs. Tennessee, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Auburn vs. Vanderbilt, Auburn, Ala.
Illinois vs. Minnesota. Champaign, Ill.
Iowa vs. Northwestern, Iowa City.
Kentucky vs. Georgia, Louisville.
Oklahoma City vs. Houston. Oklahoma City.

(Professionals)
Fort Wayne vs. Syracuse & St. Louis vs. New York, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Boxing
[TV]Miguel Berrios vs. Bobby Bell, featherweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Rice vs. Southern Methodist, Houston.
San Francisco vs. COP, San Francisco.

(Professionals)
New York vs. Fort Wayne & Rochester vs. Boston, New York.

Hockey
Detroit vs. New York, Detroit.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Albuquerque.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Albright vs. Temple, Reading, Pa.
Duquesne vs. Dayton, Pittsburgh.
Louisville vs. Xavier (Ohio), Louisville.

(Professionals)

Boston vs. Fort Wayne, Boston.
Minneapolis vs. Syracuse, St. Paul.
Philadelphia vs. Rochester. Philadelphia.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]John Holman vs. Joe Rowan, heavyweights, Miami (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Hockey

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

Horse Racing
Hialeah Turf Handicap, $50,000, l½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hialeah Pk., Fla.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Raleigh, N.C. (through March 3).
Southern Conference tournament, Richmond (through March 3).
Utah vs. Colorado A&M, Salt Lake City.

(Professionals)

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

Golf
Baton Rouge Open Invitational, $12,500, Baton Rouge (through March 4).

Hockey
Boston vs. Detroit, Boston.

Swimming

Atlantic Coast Conference championships, Chapel Hill, N.C. (through March 3).
Big Ten championships, Lafayette, Ind. (through March 3).
Southeast Conference championships, Atlanta (through March 3).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Phoenix, Ariz.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Alabama vs. Auburn, Montgomery, Ala.
San Francisco vs. Pepperdine, Bakersfield, Calif.
UCLA vs. California, Los Angeles.

(Professionals)
Boston vs. Minneapolis & Fort Wayne vs. New York. Boston.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Carmelo Costa vs. Baby Vasquez, lightweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Jacksonville Women's Open, $5,000, Jacksonville (through March 5).

Hockey
Chicago vs. Montreal, Chicago.

Track & Field

Big Seven indoor championships, Kansas City (also March 3).
Big Ten indoor championships, E. Lansing, Mich. (also March 3).

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Iowa vs. Illinois, Iowa City, 2 p.m. C.S.T. (CBS).
Columbia vs. Penn, New York.
Dayton vs. Cincinnati, Dayton.
Kentucky vs. Tennessee, Lexington. Ky.
Loyola (Calif.) vs. San Francisco, Los Angeles.
Oklahoma A&M vs. St. Louis, Stillwater, Okla.
UCLA vs. California, Los Angeles.

(Professionals)

[TV]Rochester vs. Minneapolis, Rochester, 3 pm. (NBC*).
Philadelphia vs. Syracuse, Philadelphia.
St. Louis vs. Fort Wayne. St. Louis.

Bowling
ABC tournament begins, Rochester (through May 20).

Hockey

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

Horse Racing

Santa Anita Derby, $100,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Santa Anita Pk., Arcadia, Calif.
New Orleans Handicap, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Fair Grounds, New Orleans.

Sled Dog Racing
Intl. Derby, Lake Placid, N.Y. (also March 4).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Palm Springs, Calif. (also March 4).

Track & Field
New York K of C meet, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. Heptagonal Games, Ithaca, N.Y.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

Basketball

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

Hockey

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

*See local listing.