In the general decimation of football players on the Pacific coast, one voice rose loud and clear. "We're clean," announced Harvey Knox p�re, spokesman for Ronnie Knox fils, UCLA tailback. "We got only the 75 skins [per month) the PCC allows. We can prove it." Under new conference edict, he will have to.
The men in uniform continued to serve notice they may have a say in filling the berths to Melbourne. At Modesto, Calif., 2nd Lieut. Jim Lea, USAF, broke the world's record for the 440, with 0:45.8.
?Partners in Overconfidence
Swaps, who set world record in the same race a year ago, blew a two-length lead at Hollywood Park to lose to Mrs. Richard Lunn's Porterhouse by a nose in the mile-and-a-sixteenth Californian. "It wasn't his fault. I eased up on him," mourned Jockey Willie Shoemaker.
The ball Dale Long of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit for his seventh home run in seven straight games (see page 21)—has been sent to the Hall of Fame. But not before the youngster who retrieved it got his asking price: two box-seat tickets and another ball.