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COMING EVENTS Jan. 4 through Jan. 13

Jan. 07, 1957
Jan. 07, 1957

Table of Contents
Jan. 7, 1957

Sportsman Of 1956
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Tennis
  • By William F. Talbert

    A happy-go-lucky Texan won the hearts of the Aussie fans in a losing cause as the U.S. Davis Cup team met DOOM DOWN UNDER

Basketball
Horse Racing
Sporting Look

COMING EVENTS Jan. 4 through Jan. 13

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This is an article from the Jan. 7, 1957 issue

ALL TIMES E.S.T. EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE NOTED

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Isidro Martinez vs. Ike Chestnut, featherweights (10 rds.), Washington, D.C., 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Los Angeles Open, $37,500, Los Angeles (through Jan. 7).

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Canisius vs. Fordham, Buffalo.
Connecticut vs. Yale, Storrs, Conn.
De Paul vs. Louisville, Chicago.
Duke vs. North Carolina State, Durham, N.C.
Florida vs. Tulane, Gainesville, Fla.
Holy Cross vs. Dartmouth, Worcester, Mass.
Idaho vs. California (L.A.), Moscow, Idaho.
[TV]Indiana vs. Michigan, Bloomington, Ind. (Midwest Regional TV*).
Iowa vs. Ohio State, Iowa City, Iowa.
Kansas vs. Missouri, Lawrence, Kans.
Kentucky vs. Georgia Tech, Lexington, Ky.
La Salle vs. Manhattan, Palestra, Philadelphia.
Michigan State vs. Purdue, East Lansing, Mich.
Minnesota vs. Illinois, Minneapolis.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas State, Norman, Okla.
St. Louis vs. St. John's, St. Louis.
Washington State vs. California, Pullman, Wash.
West Virginia vs. Furman, Morgantown, W. Va.

(Professional)

[TV]Fort Wayne vs. New York, Fort Wayne, Ind., 2:30 p.m. (NBC).
Rochester vs. Philadelphia, Rochester.

Bowling
Ray Schalk's Five-Man Holiday Sweepstakes, Evergreen Park, III. (through Jan. 6).

Dog Show
American Spaniel Club, Roosevelt Hotel, New York (through Jan. 6).

Football
[NETWORK RADIO]8th Annual Senior Bowl Game, Mobile, Ala., 5 p.m. (Mutual).

Hockey

Montreal vs. Detroit, Montreal.
[TV] New York vs. Chicago, New York, 2 p.m. (CBS).
Toronto vs. Boston, Toronto.

Horse Racing

Robert E. Lee Handicap, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 1 1/16 m., Tropical Park, Fla.
San Pasqual Handicap, $25,000, 4-yr.-olds & up, 1 1/16 m., Santa Anita, Calif.

Ice Skating
7th International Keg-Hurdling Championship, Grossinger, N.Y.

Racquets
U.S. Open Squash Racquets Singles Championship, Rockaway Hunting Club, Cedarhurst, N.Y. (through Jan. 6).

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

Auto Racing
50-Lap Indoor Midget Race, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Bridge Tournament
International Match, Biltmore Hotel, New York.

Football
11th Annual Hula Bowl Game, Honolulu.

Hockey

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Connecticut vs. Syracuse, Storrs, Conn.
Duquesne vs. Villanova, Pittsburgh.
Georgia vs. Tulane, Athens, Ga.
Houston vs. Tulsa, Houston.
Illinois vs. Iowa, Champaign, III.
Michigan State vs. Michigan, East Lansing, Mich.
Nebraska vs. Colorado, Lincoln, Neb.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas, Norman, Okla.

Boxing
Vince Martinez vs. Pedro Jiminez, middleweights (10 rds.), Toronto.

Tennis
West Coast Championships, St. Petersburg, Fla. (through Jan. 13).

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8

Basketball

(Leading college games)

California vs. Stanford, Berkeley, Calif.
Dayton vs. Canisius, Dayton.
Niagara vs. Morehead State, Niagara Falls.
Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia, Pittsburgh.
Princeton vs. Columbia, Princeton, N.J.
Rhode Island vs. Holy Cross, Kingston, R.I.
Santa Clara vs. San Francisco, San Jose, Calif.
Texas A&M vs. Southern Methodist, College Station, Texas.
William & Mary vs. North Carolina, Williamsburg, Va.

(Professional)

Minneapolis vs. Fort Wayne, Minneapolis.
Rochester vs. Philadelphia; New York vs. Boston, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York.
St. Louis vs. Syracuse, St. Louis.

Boxing
Bob Satterfield, vs. Dale Hall, heavyweights, Portland, Ore.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Brown vs. Yale, Providence.
Fordham vs. Syracuse, New York.
Penn State vs. Temple, University Park, Pa.

(Professional)
Minneapolis vs. Syracuse, Moorhead, Minn.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Zora Folley vs. Wayne Bethea, heavyweights (10 rds.), 10 p.m., Syracuse (ABC).

Hockey
New York vs. Toronto, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York.

Horse Racing
La Centinela Stakes, $15,000, 3-yr.-old fillies, 6f., Santa Anita, Calif.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

Basketball

(Leading college games)

North Carolina State vs. Florida State, Raleigh, N.C.
Oklahoma A&M vs. Bradley, Stillwater, Okla.
Seton Hall vs. Wake Forest, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York.
Utah vs. Denver, Salt Lake City.

(Professional)

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

Cat Show
Empire Cat Club, Belmont Plaza Hotel, New York (through Jan. 11).

Curling
Detroit Curling Club International, Detroit (through Jan. 13).

Hockey

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

Basketball

(Leading college games)

California vs. Oregon, Berkeley, Calif.
Columbia vs. Harvard, New York.
North Carolina vs. Clemson, Chapel Hill, N.C.
St. Joseph's (Pa.) vs. Westminster, Philadelphia.

Boat Show
Los Angeles Boat Show, Los Angeles (through Jan. 20).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Bob Baker vs. Harold Carter, heavyweights (10 rds.), Mad. Sq. Garden, New York, 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Women's Invitational Open, $5,000, The Cloister, Sea Island, Ga. (through Jan. 13).

Racquets
Western Racquets Singles and Doubles Championships, Chicago.

Rodeo
National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, $30,500, Denver (through Jan. 19).

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Army vs. Yale, West Point, N.Y.
Colorado vs. Nebraska, Boulder, Colo.
Connecticut vs. Holy Cross, Storrs, Conn.
Detroit vs. St. Louis, Detroit.
Duke vs. Clemson, Durham, N.C.
Houston vs. Oklahoma A&M, Houston.
Iowa vs. Minnesota, Iowa City, Iowa.
Kansas vs. Kansas State, Lawrence, Kans.
Louisiana State vs. Kentucky, Baton Rouge.
Louisville vs. Murray State, Louisville.
North Carolina vs. Virginia, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Seton Hall vs. St. Francis (Pa.), South Orange, N.J.
Syracuse vs. Boston, Syracuse.
Texas Christian vs. Southern Methodist, FortWorth.
Tulsa vs. Bradley, Tulsa, Okla.
Utah vs. New Mexico, Salt Lake City.
West Virginia vs. Villanova, Morgantown, W. Va.
[TV]Wisconsin vs. Illinois, Madison, Wis. (Midwest Regional TV*).
Wyoming vs. Brigham Young, Laramie, Wyo.

(Professional)

[TV]Philadelphia vs. New York, Philadelphia, 2:30 p.m. (NBC).
Rochester vs. Syracuse, Rochester.
Fort Wayne vs. Minneapolis; St. Louis vs. Boston, St. Louis.

Hockey

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

Horse Racing

El Encino Handicap, $20,000, 4-yr.-olds & up, 1¼ m. (turf course), Santa Anita, Calif.
Hurricane Handicap, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds, 1[1/16] m., Tropical Park, Fla.
San Fernando Stakes, $25,000, 4-yr.-olds, 1[1/16] m., Santa Anita, Calif.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

Auto Racing

100-Lap Midget Race, Phoenix, Ariz.
Grand Prix of Argentina, Buenos Aires.

Football
East-West Pro Bowl Game, Los Angeles.

Hockey

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

* See local listing