BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
BOATING—PURSUIT, 83-foot cutter owned by Howard Ahmanson of Beverly Hills, Calif., first to finish (10 days 4:02:11) and over-all winner in 1,431-mile San Diego-to-Acapulco yacht race.
BOXING—DON FULLMER, West Jordan, Utah, 10-round decision over Virgil Akins, St. Louis, middleweights, St. Louis.
GOLF—MIKE SOUCHAK of Durham, N.C., $20,000 San Diego open with 269 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Johnny Pott, Shreveport, La., with 270, San Diego, Calif.
February 8, 1960
Dick Metz, New Orleans, 21st annual PGA seniors tournament with 284 for 72 holes. Dunedin, Fla.
Joanne Goodwin, Haverhill, Mass., and DORIS PHILLIPS, Belleville, Ill., 2 and 1 over Barbara McIntire and Judy Bell, women's international four-ball tournament, Hollywood, Fla.
Judy Eller, 19, Old Hickory, Tenn.; JUDY BELL, 23, Wichita, Kans.; JOANNE GOODWIN, 23, Haverhill, Mass.; BARBARA McINTIRE, 23, Lake Park, Fla.; ANNE QUAST, 22, Marysville, Wash.; JOANNEGUNDERSON, 20, Kirkland, Wash.; and ANN CASEY JOHNSTON, 37, Mason City, Iowa, named to 1960 U.S. Curtis Cup team.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, DETROIT third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: New York 2, Montreal 2; Toronto 2, Chicago l; Montreal 4, Detroit 2; Toronto 3, New York 2; Boston 3, Detroit 2; Chicago 2, Montreal 2; Toronto 3, Chicago 3; Boston 6, Montreal 5; Detroit 3, New York 3.
HORSE RACING—NOBLE SEL, $33,250 Bougainvillea Turf Handicap, 1 3/16 miles in 1:56 4/5, by neck over Tudor Era, Hialeah. George Gibb up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—PHIL HILL, Santa Monica, Calif., and CLIFF ALLISON, England, 6:17:12.0 for 1,000 kilometers, Buenos Aires Sports Car Race, in Ferrari 3000; Buenos Aires.
SKIING—ODDVAR RONNESTAD, Norway, men's combined title; ELIZABETH GREENE, Rossland, B.C., women's combined title, National Alpine championships, Alta, Utah.
Linda Meyers, Mammoth Lakes, Calif., overall women's title with 36 points (over Betsy Snite and Beverly Anderson who lied for second with 35 points) for Coppa Grischa Cup; TOM CORCORAN, Hanover, N.H., first in men's giant slalom, Coppa Grischa meet, Davos, Switzerland.
SKI JUMPING—JIM BRENNAN, Leavenworth, Wash., national ski jumping title with leaps of 306 and 316 feet (tying American distance record set in 1951) on 85-meter Pine Mountain hill, for 230.7 points, Iron Mountain, Mich.
SPEED SKATING—KEN BARTHOLOMEW, Minneapolis, his 14th senior men's title with 18 points, St. Paul.
SWIMMING—CHRIS VON SALTZA, Santa Clara Swim Club, 100-yard freestyle in 56 seconds and 250-yard freestyle in 2:36.1 to better her own American indoor records; LYNN BURKE, Santa Clara Swim Club, 220-yard backstroke in 2:18.5 and KATHY TRIPLETT, KATHE SIMECK, VON SALTZA and BURKE, Santa Clara Swim Club, 400-yard medley relay for two more American records, San Jose open AAU meet, San Jose, Calif.
TRACK & FIELD—PARRY O'BRIEN'S 63-foot one-inch shotput withdrawn from books when 16-pound leather-covered ball was found to have split, spilled four ounces of shot, Los Angeles.
MILEPOST—JACKIE JENSEN, 32, Boston Red Sox outfielder and American League's Most Valuable Player in 1958, announced his retirement from $40,000-a-year job with Red Sox to devote time to family, numerous real estate and restaurant interests.