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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
November 07, 1955
RECORD BREAKERS
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November 07, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. Cleveland
W-5;L-1;T-0
pct.: .833

Chicago Cards
26-20

2. Pittsburgh
W-4; L-2; T-0
pct.: .667

Philadelphia
0-24

3.Washington
W-3; L-3; T-0
pct.: .500

New York
7-35

4.Chi. Cards
W-2; L-3; T-1
pct.: .400

Cleveland
20-26

4.Phila.
W-2; L-3; T-1
pct.: .400

Pitts.
24-0

6.New York
W-2; L-4; T-0
pct.: .333

Wash.
35-7

WESTERN CONFERENCE

1. Los Angeles
W-4; L-2; T-0
pct.: .667

Chicago Bears
20-31

1.Baltimore
W-4; L-2; T-0
pct.: .667

Green Bay
14-10

3. Green Bay
W-3; L-3; T-0
pct.: .500

Baltimore

3. San Francisco
W-3; L-3; T-0
pct.: .500

Detroit
38-21

3.Chi. Bears
W-3; L-3; T-0
pct.: .500

L.A.
31-20

6. Detroit
W-0; L-6; T-0
pct.: .000

S. Fran.
21-38

RECORD BREAKERS

Czechoslovakia's aging Emil Zatopek , annoyed at losing one of his 9 official world distance records, set out to show upstarts he is still master, stepped off 25,000 meters in 1:16:34.6 at Celakovice to slice nearly a full second off time posted by Russia's Albert Ivanov last month, once again held firm grip on every mark from six miles to 30,000 meters.

Bob Boehm of Healdsburg, Calif. played second fiddle to record-setter Gene Souza of Oakland, Calif. for few hours, then bounced his 136-cubic-inch boat through Salton Sea, Calif. time traps at swift 83.8985 mph to shatter Souza's short-standing measured mile world speed standard of 83.3325 mph; Carl Maginn of Glendale, Calif., competing in Crackerbox Class, gunned his little hydroplane Hot Ice up to 83.307 mph to better own year-old record, in National Desert Regatta.

Yale and Washington's Walter Reed Swim Club stars took inspiration from formful Actress Esther Williams on nationally televised program at New Haven, Conn., sped to pair of U.S. short-course records. Yale quartet of Jerry Dolbey, Charles Hardin, Dave Armstrong and Sandy Gideonse churned to mark of 1:44 for 200-yard medley relay while Walter Reed's Shelley Mann, Mary Jane Sears and Wanda Werner raced against clock, posted fast 1:28.2 for women's 150-yard medley relay.

FOOTBALL

Michigan , trailing 14-0 at half, 21-13 at end of third quarter, pulled itself together when sharpshooting Jim Maddock threw 65- and 60-yard scoring passes to Ends Ron Kramer and Tom Maentz , finished off weary Iowa 33-21 on Tony Branoff's 31-yard dash in closing seconds at Ann Arbor, Mich. to remain in Big Ten lead.

Notre Dame, dutifully fired up by memories, celebrated Knute Rockne Memorial Game by shocking Navy 21-7 at South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame's Paul Hornung outclassed Navy's George Welsh in battle of quarterbacks, scored once, passed to End Gene Kapish for second, starred on defense to help sailors to first defeat.

Oklahoma , its steady sights set on Orange Bowl date, stampeded Kansas State 40-7 at Manhattan, Kans. for 25th straight.

Minnesota's pile-driving Dick Borstad plunged for two scores, set up third with blocked kick, led Gophers to satisfying 25-19 triumph over Southern California in swirling snowstorm at Minneapolis.

Michigan State , looking better every week, turned loose hard-running Walt Kowalczyk against " Wisconsin, totted up 27-0 victory at Madison, Wis.

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