?Challenge from England
Nine determined yachtsmen from England's Royal Yacht Squadron have finally made the challenge expected from them: for the first time in 21 years England will seek to regain the America's Cup from the United States. Proposed time and place: September 1958, off Newport, R.I. Competition will be in 12-meter yachts.
?More Trouble for Texas A&M
Texas A&M, serving a two-year NCAA probation for illegal football recruiting, was barred from the Cotton Bowl last year. Now, with the penalty nearly completed, the Southwest Conference has rebuked the Aggies for basketball recruiting violations. Should the NCAA tack on another probation Bear Bryant's strong team may miss out on another Cotton Bowl.
?Not in the Family
Boxing, lumped with other professional sports for a hearing before the House Antitrust Subcommittee, should be considered on its own demerits, says Rep. Kenneth B. Keating: "The abuses within that sport are far distant from the problems of the professional team sports." Boxing, he says, should be tackled later.
? Indianapolis Warmups
Troy Ruttman, practicing in a Zink Special, zipped around Indianapolis Speedway at 142.4 mph, indicating reduction in engine size after last year's accidents will have little effect on speed of race entries. Unofficial record: 146.6 mph.