Los Angeles Rams
used 226-pound Tank Younger and 210-pound converted Linebacker Larry Morris in same backfield for first time, staged second-half comeback to beat San Francisco 49ers 27-14 at Los Angeles, took undisputed possession of first place in Western Conference of National Football League.
, looking more and more like Bears of old, smashed fading Green Bay Packers 52-31 at Chicago for fourth straight and tie for second with Baltimore, began looking ahead to Sunday's game with Rams in Chicago.
, knocked from pillar to post all season long, upset Baltimore Colts 24-14 at Detroit for first victory after six defeats. Doak Walker tallied twice in last four minutes, got 18 of Lions' 24 points.
Cleveland's George Ratterman took over when Otto Graham was injured, promptly tossed two touchdown passes, ran for third to power league-leading Browns to 24-14 win over New York Giants in Eastern Conference game at Cleveland.
converted three Pittsburgh fumbles and one intercepted pass into three touchdowns and field goal, hammered Steelers 27-13 at Chicago.
, its defensive line hitting hard and often, forced six fumbles, exploded for 17 points in second quarter, thumped Philadelphia Eagles 34-21 at Washington to jump into second-place tie with Pittsburgh in Eastern Conference.
Social Outcast, Alfred G. Vanderbilt's handsome 5-year-old, got fine ride from Jockey Eric Guerin, set new track record of 2:01 for mile-and-quarter while winning $60,400 Trenton Handicap on getaway day at Garden State Park, Camden, N.J. Victory was worth $42,300, moved Social Outcast up to seventh place among world money winners with $616,800.
Sailor, Brookmeade Stable 3-year-old, took to sloppy going in fine style, sloshed home by 3� lengths to take $58,600 Roamer Handicap at Jamaica, N.Y.
Royal Sting moved in on early pacesetters on last turn, put on burst of speed to catch Jovial Jove in stretch, won $51,715 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Ky.