BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
This is an article from the Dec. 14, 1959 issue
BOATING—U.S. COAST GUARD ACADEMY, Intercollegiate Dinghy Championship, Belmont Harbor, Ill., with 269 points. Runner-up: Michigan, with 257 points.
BOXING—VINCE MARTINEZ, 10-round split decision over Chico Vejar, middleweights, Miami.
Nino Valdes, 7-round TKO over Brian London, heavy weights, London.
Mike De John, 10-round decision over Dick Richardson, heavyweights, London.
Rory Calhoun, 10-round decision over Tony Masciarelli, middleweights, Montreal.
Don Jordan, welterweight champion, 10-round decision over Fernando Barreto, in nontitle fight, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
BRIDGE—CHARLES GOREN (captain), Mrs. HELEN SOBEL, HOWARD SCHENKEN, HAROLD OGUST, LEW MATHE, EDWARD TAYLOR, selected by American Contract Bridge League to represent U.S. in World Bridge Olympiad, Turin, Italy, next April.
CHESS—PENN STATE 3 games to 2 over West Point, at New York.
DOG SHOWS—CH. COTE DE NEIGE SUNDEW (Pembroke Welsh corgi), owned by Mrs. William B. Long, Concord, Mass., best-in-show, KC of Philadelphia, at Philadelphia.
FOOTBALL—SYRACUSE over UCLA 36-8, Los Angeles.
Maryland over N.C. State 33-28, College Park, Md. FLORIDA A&M over Prairie View of Texas 28-7 in Orange Blossom Bowl, Miami.
Arizona State University over University of Hawaii 14-6, Honolulu.
GOLF—DOUG SANDERS, Miami Beach, $25,000 Coral Gables Open, Coral Gables, Fla. with 273 for 72 holes.
HARNESS RACING—TORNESE (Italy) edged out Jamin (France) in $16,000 Grand Prize of the Nations trot, Milan. Silver Song (United States) seventh.
My Dear Girl, owned by Mrs. Frances A. Center, Minneapolis, named best 2-year-old filly of 1959 by Thorouqhbred Racing Association.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, DETROIT third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Toronto 1, Montreal 0; Boston 2, Chicago 2; New York 7, Montreal 4; Chicago 2, Montreal 2; Toronto 6, New York 3; Detroit 4, Boston 3; Montreal 4, Detroit 4; New York 6, Toronto 0; Chicago 6, Boston 3.
HORSE RACING—CROSS CHANNEL: $10,000 Pimlico Cup, 1 l/2 m., in 2:33 2/5, by 3 lengths over Ashlar, Pimlico. Karl Korte up.
DEMOBILIZE: $22,600 Silver Anniversary Handicap, 1 1/16 m., l:44, by 2½ lengths over Cold Bay, Bay Meadows, Calif. Willie Harmatz up.
Warf Are, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Jones, Buena Park, Calif., named 2-year-old colt of 1959; ROUND TABLE, owned by Kerr Stables, named champion older horse for 1959 by Thoroughbred Racing Association.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—GEORGE CONSTANTINE, Southbridge, Mass., 253-mile International Motor Race, Nassau, with 87.3-mph average, in English Aston Martin.
SOCCER—CAMBRIDGE over Oxford 6-2 in Inter-varsity match, Wembley Stadium, London.
SURF BOARDING—LINDA BENSON, 15, San Diego, women's senior title. International Surfing championship, Makaha Beach, Hawaii.
TABLE TENNIS—TIBOR HAZI, Washington, D.C., over John Somael, New York; BARBARA CHAIMSON, Washington, over Mrs. John Somael, Constitution Tournament, Washington.
TENNIS—NEALE FRASER over Roy Emerson 6-0, 25-23, 5-7, 6-4, for men's singles; MARIA BUENO over Christine Truman 6-0, 5-7, 6-4, for women's singles, Victorian Championship, Melbourne.
Alex Olmedo joined Jack Kramer's roving professionals for $35,000 guarantee, will take part in 65-match tour starling Dec. 26 in Melbourne.