BASEBALL—MINNESOTA, over Iowa, 7-3, 8-0, to win third straight Big Ten title, Minneapolis.
BOATING—PENN, stroked by Anthony Palms, kept pressure on Cornell's newly promoted jayvees (who lost varsity jobs before Eastern Sprints, then won them back last week) with steady 31 to 33 beat on choppy Cayuga Lake at Ithaca, N.Y., finished strong deck length ahead of Big Red in race record 10:00.4 for two miles, moved to fore among contenders for Olympic berth. Meanwhile, Cornell's demoted first-stringers, rowing as jayvees, led Penn second-stringers home in 10:14.8.
Washington and Lee H.S., Arlington, Va., pulled to victories in senior and junior eight-oared races, added win in senior double sculls to dominate Schoolboy Rowing Assn. of America championships, Princeton, N.J.
Kent School Varsity beat Andover by boat length in New England Interscholastic Regatta at Worcester, Mass., was rewarded with trip to England for Royal Henley Regatta next month.
BOWLING—MARGE McDANIELS, Mountain View, Calif., singles with 649 on final day; JETTE MOONEY and FREIDA LAIBER, South Bend, Ind., doubles with 1,221; JUDY ROBERTS, Fredonia, N.Y., all events with 1,836; SPARE-TIME GAMES, Cincinnati, Division I with 2,876; ALL-STAR RESTAURANT, Salina, Kans., Division II with 2,476, 6-week-long WIBC championships, Denver.
BOXING—BANTAM WEIGHT CHAMPION JOSE BECERRA, frustrated in efforts to land famed KO punch, impatiently stalked retreating challenger Kenji Yonekura for 15 rounds, caught him often enough to escape with split decision (on vote of NBA President Anthony Maceroni) before 25,000 at Tokyo (see page 28). Explained Becerra: "I just couldn't catch him. He has good legs—very good legs."
Benny (Kid) Paret, jabbering young (23) Cuban, pummeled faded and jaded Welterweight Champion Don Jordan, punched out expected 15-round decision to win world title at Las Vegas (see page 58).
Archie Moore, fat, flabby but adept as ever at blubbery 206� pounds, busted up run-of-the-mill Heavyweight Willi Besmanoff with slashing combinations, huffed and puffed his way to 10th-round TKO at Indianapolis (see page 58).
College boxing, hanging groggily on ropes, was hit with two more body blows last week. First Washington State dropped sport because "it has been increasingly difficult to find competition," then Sacramento State, longtime western power and fourth-place winner in recent NCAA championships, threw in sponge "for welfare of student participants."
DOG SHOW—CH. WESTHAY FIONA OF HARHAM, Harold Florsheim's perky black-and-tan Airedale, expertly handled by Tom Gately, proudly pranced off with 25th best-in-show at Monmouth County Kennel Club in Oceanport, N.J., then retired from competition.