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August 22, 1960
BASKETBALL—WILT CHAMBERLAIN, enticed from a five-month retirement with a three-year contract that guarantees he will remain the highest-paid athlete in sports, rejoined the Philadelphia Warriors. As a rookie, Chamberlain broke almost every pro scoring record, quit last March after claiming he was focal point of roughneck tactics. Of his return Chamberlain said: "Everyone felt it would be better for me and I could do more good for my race if I played rather than retired."
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August 22, 1960

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—WILT CHAMBERLAIN, enticed from a five-month retirement with a three-year contract that guarantees he will remain the highest-paid athlete in sports, rejoined the Philadelphia Warriors. As a rookie, Chamberlain broke almost every pro scoring record, quit last March after claiming he was focal point of roughneck tactics. Of his return Chamberlain said: "Everyone felt it would be better for me and I could do more good for my race if I played rather than retired."

BOATING—FRED OLSEN of Norway took the International One Design class world sailing championship, 27� points to 26�, in close duel with Werner Willcox of U.S., at Hankoe, Norway.

England retained British American Universities sailing trophy by winning, five races to two, over U.S. students, at Chichester, England.

Valentine Howells, 35-year-old farmer from Wales, after 64 days at sea (with six days out for repairs at Bermuda), sailed into New York aboard his 25-foot boat, Eira, the fourth man to complete the singlehanded race across Atlantic, leaving only Jean Lacombe of France still to finish. Second and third behind winner Francis Chichester (who made passage in 40 days): Colonel Blondy Hasler, who took 48 days, and Dr. David Lewis, who took 54.

BOXING—FLOYD PATTERSON, in first stop on an exhibition tour of Sweden, drew a house of 40,000 in Stockholm, punched three spar-mates for a round apiece, then worked two rounds with younger brother Ray.

Eddie Perkins, eager for a crack at the lightweight title, hammered his way to an aggressive 7-round TKO over former No. 1 contender Joey Lopes, at Chicago.

George Logan, 10-round decision over Willi Besmanoff, heavyweights, Boise, Idaho.

Pelon Cervantes, Mexico, eked out a split decision over Ike Chestnut, lightweights, Los Angeles.

FOOTBALL—BALTIMORE COLTS, the huge, bruising NFL champions for the past two years, toyed with the College All-Stars before 70,000 at Soldier Field in Chicago, won 32-7 as the regulars pranced through their paces and the rookies—out to make a lasting impression on Coach Weeb Ewbank—blasted through and over the former collegians. Backed by a strong defensive squad that held Coach Otto Graham's team to 13 yards on the ground and 108 in the air, Quarterback Johnny Unitas threw three touchdown passes to elusive Halfback Lenny Moore, while Steve Myhra, Colt place-kicking specialist, booted field goals from 38-, 27- and 27-yard lines, converted for three points after touchdowns. Summed up Ewbank: "A good workout."

GOLF—UNITED STATES came from behind to defeat Canada 21� to 20 for its fifth straight victory in Americas Cup amateur competition against Canada and Mexico at Ottawa. Trailing Canada by a point, Deane Beman, paired with Jack Nicklaus, discovered a club too many in his bag, reported on himself and forfeited five holes in the alternate-stroke sixsomes, putting the U.S. further behind. But then Nicklaus won two singles matches, Beman one and Don Cherry two to give the U.S. its victory.

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