- Soft draw on the pitch shotBilly Maxwell | August 24, 1959
- Muy loco down in San AntoneLarry Kenon and fellow Spur egos have enfevered a win-starved populaceJohn Papanek | May 14, 1979
- SKYLINEDecember 09, 1957
Leo Lebel, agile 25-year-old ice skater, skillfully hurdled 16 barrels to break own world standard, retained international barrel-jumping championship with leap of 26 feet 2 inches at Grossinger, N.Y. (Jan. 7).
Vinoo Mankad and Pankay Roy of India stood off New Zealand attack for 7 hours 51 minutes, sturdily ran off stand of 413 before Roy was bowled, set world test record for first-wicket partnership in match at Madras (Jan. 7).
Norman Dozois and Jacques Hurtubise, fun-loving young Canadians, munched sandwiches and quaffed hot drinks as they patiently lobbed ping-pong ball back and forth without missing for 14 hours 19 minutes at Longueuil, Que., wearily claimed new world record (Jan. 9).
San Francisco and Dayton continued to show best form among major colleges but North Carolina State, North Carolina, George Washington and Iowa State, other ranking teams, were not so fortunate. San Francisco, with Bill Russell doing his usual good job, coasted past little Pepperdine 62-51 for 37th straight, moved within two victories of major college record of 39. Dayton had easy time beating Duquesne 68-52, Iona 83-64 as 7-foot Bill Uhl played star role.
Duke came back from 84-71 loss to Wake Forest to surprise North Carolina State 68-58, breaking 23-game Wolfpack streak. Joe Belmont and Ron Mayer combined for 43 points as tight Duke defense held State, minus services of Play-maker Vic Molodet, to four field goals in first half.
Richmond took George Washington 78-67 after Maryland triple-teamed Joe Holup to halt Colonials 62-48; Kansas State sneaked past favored Iowa State 68-64 in other upset, while Vanderbilt, Holy Cross, Indiana, Illinois, Temple, SMU and Kentucky followed winning form.