Kaklschranz, 21, part-time salesman from St. Anton, Austria, won Hahnenkamm giant slalom event at Kitzb√ºhel in 1:30.2, became Austrians' favorite to succeed Toni Sailer as a gold medalist at Squaw Valley.
Mike Davis, 24-year-old British Davis Cupper, waged heady back-court game, used chops and slices to beat tennis granddaddy Gardnar Mulloy (46), 6-1, 0-6, 6-1, 6-4, for Dixie International Singles title.
Sharron Riseling, 29-year-old fishing lure from Marathon Shores, Fla., won 5th annual billed fish tournament in West Palm Beach, making 12 catches for 2,490 points, including five sailfish caught on 12-pound test line.
Bob Waterfield, 39, one of pro football's best quarterbacks from 1945 until his retirement in 1952, signed five-year contract to coach his old team, the Los Angeles Rams, who lost 10 of their 12 games last season.
January 25, 1960
Lorraine Hanlon, 13, of Skating Club of Boston, displayed big smile and handsome promise as she swept school figures and free-skating event to win senior women's division of Eastern Figure Skating meet.
Oneil J. Wynne, in second place as he began final frame of 30th annual U.S. Duckpin Classic in New Haven, Conn., bowled strike and eight pins, good enough to win title, $1,500 and diamond-studded medal.
George E. Barnes, 59, Chicago stockbroker, was elected president of U.S. Lawn Tennis Association. His first move: reappointment of Perry Jones as head of national committee on open tennis (see page 30).