York County District Attorney Frank Hogan, after a long silence, accused nine
more players of being involved in the latest basketball scandal. Named were:
Frank Majewski, John Egan and Vincent Kempton of St. Joseph's, Philadelphia
(see page 20); Peter Kelly and Glenn Cross of University of Connecticut; Edward
Bowler of LaSalle; Jerry Graves of Mississippi State; Richard Fisher and Edward
Test of the University of Tennessee; Doug Moe of University of North
JOHNSON, in his first defense of his light heavyweight title ( NBA version),
dropped fellow Philadelphian Von Clay once in the first round, three more times
in the second for an automatic TKO, in Philadelphia.
of St. John's University of Brooklyn defeated Defending Champion Jim Nixon of
Minnesota to win the National Intercollegiate match-game title in Chicago.
Claffy rolled 586 to Nixon's 547.
GOLF—JAY HEBERT of
Lafayette, La. defeated Ken Venturi with an eight-foot birdie putt on the first
hole of a sudden-death playoff in the $40,000 Houston Classic. Both were tied
with 276 after the regulation 72 holes and were tied again after an 18-hole
playoff. Hebert won $7,000 for first, Venturi $3,600 for second.
Bill Hyndman III,
45, of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., beat Dick Chapman of Palm Beach, Fla., 4 and 3
in the final 36 holes of the North and South Amateur championship in Pinehurst,
Arnold Palmer made
a typical come-from-behind finish to win the $30,000 Texas Open in San Antonio
by one stroke over Al Balding. Palmer banged in an eagle on the 15th hole to
wind up with 270 for 72 holes.
MAC LAD ($3.40) easily scored his fifth straight victory of the year with
a�-length win over Air Record in the $50,000 National Championship Trot at
Yonkers. Tornese of Italy was third. The 7-year-old gelding, driven by Stanley
Dancer, trotted the 1� miles in 3:10[3/5], two seconds off the track
RACING—SHERLUCK ($24.40), previously considered an outsider for this week's
Kentucky Derby, opened up a quick lead in the $34,300 Blue Grass Stakes at
Keeneland and romped home six lengths in front of Alberta Ranches' Flutterby
(see page 58). Mr. Consistency was third,�-length farther back. Jacob Sher's
3-year-old, ridden by Braulio Baeza, was timed in 1:48[3/5] for the 1? miles.
It was his first win in seven starts this year.
Light Talk ($7.20)
hung on to win the $5,000 Stepping Stone at Churchill Downs, a prep for Derby
eligibles, by a neck over On His Metal. Dearborn was third, favorite Garwol
last. The Jacnot Stable winner, with Robert Nono up, ran the seven furlongs in
($10.80) held off fast-charging Conestoga to win the $86,800 Grey Lag Handicap
at Aqueduct by a nose. Guided by Larry Adams, the Alamode Farm's black
5-year-old ran the 1? miles in 1:50[1/5].