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May 11, 1964
BASKETBALL—The U.S. national team, which included five Olympians, ended a disastrous two-week tour of Russia with an 87-66 win over Georgia, its third in eight games against Soviet teams. In the six previous years of U.S.-U.S.S.R. competition, the Americans had never been beaten in Russia.
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May 11, 1964

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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In outstanding performances around the country, RANDY MATSON of Texas A&M put the shot 64 feet 10� inches at a Houston triangular meet, bettering by 9� inches the national freshman record he set only the week before, and at Nashville's Volunteer Games BOB HAYES of Florida A&M again equaled his 9.1 world record in the 100-yard dash, despite a damp track. At the Beloit ( Wis.) College Relays, on a track soggy with four days' rain, Oregon's DYROL BURLESON won the mile in 4:01.5, and in Norfolk, Va. at the Tidewater Relays JIM BEATTY, now running for the North Carolina Track Club, did the anchor mile on the winning distance medley relay team in 4:08.4, a time he considered "satisfactory, considering it was my first outdoor start." At the same meet JOHN PENNEL of Miami cleared 16 feet for the first time this season when he won the pole vault with a leap of 16 feet 1� inches. Another vaulter, BOB NEUTZLING, a sophomore at Ohio State, bettered 16 feet for the first time in his career at a dual meet with Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich.

MILEPOSTS—DIED: Australian Jockey W. RAE JOHNSTONE, 59, who rode on six continents and had 2,000 winners in his 36-year career, of a heart attack in Chantilly, France (see page 16).

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