BASKETBALL—New York, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
BOXING—CHARLES (SONNY) LISTON, 8-round TKO over Ernie Cab, heavyweights, Miami Beach.
Spider Webb, 7-round TKO over Joey Giardello, middleweights, San Francisco.
Ralph (Tiger) Jones, 10-round decision over Rory Calhoun, middleweights, New York.
CHESS—SAMUEL RESHEVSKY, Spring Valley, N.Y., international tournament with 10�-2�, Israel. Runner-up: Laszlo Szabo, Hungary, with 10-3.
CROSS-COUNTRY—EARL JEFFERSON, La Salle, Middle Atlantic AAU senior championship, with 29:44 for 10,000 meters, at Philadelphia.
FIELD TRIALS—NILO POSSIBILITY (Labrador), owned by Kenneth Williams, Milwaukee, handled by Bill Wunderlich, St. Louis, National Retriever championship, Weldon Spring, Mo.
FOOTBALL—HAMILTON TIGER-CATS, Eastern Canada championship, for right to meet WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS, Western champions, in Grey Cup playoff this Saturday, Vancouver.
GOLF—ANGEL MIGUEL, Spain, individual winner and world champion in international Canada Cup match in 286-tie playoff with Harry Bradshaw, Ireland, Mexico City. Team winner of Canada Cup: Ireland with 579.
HARNESS RACING—DARN SAFE: $50,000 Eastern Championship trot, 1 1/16 m., by three lengths, in 2:10 3/5, Yonkers, N.Y. William, driver.