BOATING—WASHINGTON, over Stanford by 7½ lengths, in 16:39 for 3 miles, RedwoodCity, Calif.
Washington &Lee H.S., Arlington, Va., won third Stotesbury Cup, Philadelphia.
BOXING—PATMcMURTRY, 10-round decision over Garvin Sawyer, heavyweights, Portland,Ore.
Dave Charnley,10-round KO over Willie Toweel, to win British Empire lightweight title,London.
May 24, 1959
FIELDHOCKEY—WESTCHESTER FHC, over New York, 1-0, for 3-0-1 record, Field HockeyAssn. of America spring tournament. Rye, N.Y.
GOLF—SAM SNEADshot incredible 59, his lowest competitive score ever, on third round, finishedwith 63 for 72-hole total of 259 to win Sam Snead Golf Festival at WhiteSulphur Springs, W. Va.
Gene Littler,Singing Hills, Calif., Hot Springs [Ark.] Open, with 270 for 72 holes.
Arnold Palmer,Ligonier, Pa., Oklahoma City Open with 273 for 72 holes.
Arthur Lees,51-year-old pro, shot 204, for 54, holes to win British seniors title at Londonand right to meet American Champion Willie Goggin for world seniors title June26 at Edinburgh.
HORSERACING—QUILL: $59,500 Acorn St., 1 m., by 6½ lengths over Cobul, in 1:37⅗Belmont. Bob Ussery up.
HILLSDALE:$55,350 Los Angeles H., 7 f., by 3 lengths over Seaneen, in 1:21, HollywoodPark. Tommy Barrow up.
TOLUENE: $23,600Black-Eyed Susan St. for 3-year-old fillies, 1[1/16] m., by 2½ lengths overCervina, in 1:48⅘ Pimlico. Karl Korte up.
LACROSSE—JOHNSHOPKINS, beaten by Navy week earlier, came back to crush Maryland 20-8 atCollege Park and remain in national title picture along with Terps and Army,18-3 winner over Syracuse.
SOCCER—BRAZILupset touring Britain All-Stars 2-0 before 150,000 firecracker-shooting fans atRio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium.
TRACK &FIELD—YALE, unbeaten in dual meets, scored in 13 of 16 events, swept all flatraces from 100 to 880, and piled up 64 points to win Heptagonal championship atNew Haven.
Kansas, led byCharlie Tidwell, who won 100 in 9.4 and tied own U.S. college record of 22.7for 220-yard low hurdles, and Bill Alley, who spun javelin 256 feet 10 inches,won eighth straight Big Eight title with 125 points, Norman, Okla. Runner-upOklahoma State's Jim Graham soared 15 feet 3¼ inches to beat Teammate AubreyDooley (15 feet¼ inch) in pole vault.
Lsu, SoutheasternConference title, with 61[3/5] points, Baton Rouge.
Vasily Kuznetsov,Russia, scored 8,357 points in 10 events to regain world decathlon record fromRafer Johnson in two-day meet at Moscow.
Hal Connolly,Santa Monica Calif., threw hammer 226 feel 1½ inch to break own record, PacificSouthwest Assn. meet, San Diego.
MILEPOSTS—ELECTED: LESLIE COMBS II, bubbling, free-spending master ofSpendthrift Farm, chairman of Kentucky State Racing Commission, shrewd traderand dealer in horseflesh, organizer of syndicate which purchased Nashua for$1,251,200 and more recently involved in forming group to buy Tudor Minstrel,famed British sire who fathered Kentucky Derby Winner Tomy Lee; and MICHAELGRACE PHIPPS, onetime hard-riding 10-goal polo star who turned to racing afterdeath of father (John S.) in 1958, builder of St. Lucie Park Thoroughbredtraining center at Stuart, Fla.; 68th and 69th members of The Jockey Club, inNew York.
SIGNED: WILTCHAMBERLAIN, 7-foot 1/16-inch former Kansas All-America who filled bank accountin year with Globetrotters; to one-year contract by Philadelphia Warriors forsalary "in excess of $30,000."
DIED: JERRY UNSERJR., 26, of Lakewood, Calif., member of illustrious auto racing family,devil-may-care throttle pusher who won Pikes Peak Hill Climb stock car divisionin 1956 and 1957 and USAC driving title in 1957, survivor of over-the-wallcrash at Indianapolis last May 30 and crackup at new Daytona Beach track inApril; when his luck ran out and he succumbed to third-degree burns, sufferedwhen his car bounced off walls and caught fire during practice run at BrickyardMay 2, at Indianapolis.