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•Darn Safe of Hayes Fair Acres set world record for three-year-old geldings by trotting consecutive mile heats in combined time of 4:02 to win Horseman Futurity at Indianapolis. Darn Safe covered first mile in 2:01 2/5, second mile in 2:00 3/5.

•Jiro Nagasawa of Japan broke own world 100-meter butterfly record with time of 1:05.4 in meet at Tokyo.

•John Clark-Samaza, wearing foam rubber suit and using triple tank of oxygen and helium, set new world skin-diving record of 350 feet off Casino Point, Calif. Old record: 306 feet, set in 1947 in Mediterranean waters by Frederick Dumas of France.


SWEEP—Robert Sterling Clark's Kentucky-bred Never Say Die, sired by the great Nasrullah, wrapped up second of England's two major racing classics with 12-length victory in St. Leger at Doncaster. Last June, Never Say Die won Epsom Derby, and with St. Leger triumph became first American horse in 73 years to win both races.

STAYERS—Mrs. Ada L. Rice's Pet Bully fought off stretch challenge by Fairway Farm's Good Call to win Washington Park Handicap. Pet Bully's fast mile (1:34 2/5) earned him $110,900 for lifetime total of $283,402.

•Mrs. Marian duPont Scott's Mighty Mo, caught in bottom of stretch by Lowry Watkins' Tourist List, made final burst to win three-mile National Cup steeplechase in excellent time of five minutes, 55 seconds. Third in 19-jump test: Monkey Wrench of Mill River Stables.

JOCKEYS—Willie Shoemaker, making runaway of 1954 jockey championship, rode Blue Ruler of Murcain Stables to two-length victory in Del Mar Futurity, added two more winners on day's card to raise season total to 253.

•Sir Gordon Richards, recently retired world champion jockey, began new career as trainer when he took over conditioning of colt by Alycidon out of Eastern Express, bought at Doncaster yearling sales.

OUT—Harry Trotsek, chief trainer for Hasty House Farm, was handed 30-day suspension by Illinois Racing Board for negligence in connection with stimulant administered as medication to Hasty House's Mr. Black day before he won Grassland Handicap Aug. 14.

HARNESS—William Maybury's Galophone took last two heats to win Horseman Stake for two-year-old trotters at Indianapolis.

•At same meeting another fine juvenile, Hugh Grant's Captain Adios, took lead at start and held it all the way to win race-off, heat of $29,000 Fox Stake for two-year-old pacers.

UP SCOTLAND—Champion Edgerstoune Troubadour, Scottish terrier owned by Dr. and Mrs. W. Stewart Carter of Buechel, Ky., won best-in-show over 2,423 other dogs at Westchester Kennel Club show, largest in world for 1954. Beaten in finals: Mrs. Carl E. Morgan's Ch. Carmor's Rise and Shine, winner 'of Westminster show at Madison Square Garden last winter.


PROS—Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina shot four-under-par 67 in final round to win Brazilian Open at S√£o Paulo with score of 277. Runners-up in 72-hole test: Mario Gonzales of Brazil with 281; Bob Toski of Northampton, Mass. with 284.

•Betsy Rawis, 26, of Spartanburg, S.C. walked off with St. Louis women's open by going 17 under par over 54 holes for score of 211. Nearest rival: Beverly Hanson of Indio, Calif. with 223.

AMATEURS—Allen Geiberger, 17-year-old U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce champion, beat Niels Thygesen of Denmark, three and two, for French Junior title at Paris.

RESTORATION—Nat Holman, reinstated as associate professor of hygiene at the College of the City of New York three weeks ago by Commissioner of Education, was restored as head basketball coach by college authorities. Holman had been suspended as of Nov. 18, 1952, for not reporting cash offers made to players later named in bribery scandals.

GOOD HAUL—Mexico's tuna team boated two fish on final day to win international tuna tournament off Wedgeport, Nova Scotia with total of 2,753½ points. Runner-up: United States—whose Joe Gale of New York caught biggest fish (783 pounds) of tournament—with 2,109 ‚Öî.


YANKEES IS DEAD—Cleveland Indians won 100th game of season—traditional milestone for pennant winner—5-4 over Philadelphia Athletics, then took on second-place Yankees in Sunday double-header. Against Yankees, Cleveland looked every inch a champion. Bob Lemon won opener, 4-1, for 22nd victory at year, and Early Wynn took 21st by 3-2 score in second game. With this kind of pitching, Cleveland headed into final 10 games of season with 8½-game lead. Other Cleveland stalwarts: Center Fielder Larry Doby, league leader in home runs with 30; Second Baseman Bobby Avila, league's top batter with .340 average.

DODGERS AIN'T DEAD—In National League, Brooklyn Dodgers were making race uncomfortably Close for New York Giants. Dropped to third place early in week by Milwaukee, Dodgers vengefully beat Braves two straight, added two more against Chicago Cubs to climb back to second. By Sept. 13, Giants were still three games in front, but with 13 games left, Durocher's crew would have to improve on last week's record (4-4). if they wanted National League pennant.

BIG KLU—While team struggled to hang onto fourth place, Cincinnati Redlegs' Ted Kluszewski was making runaway of home run race. Smashing 3 in 2 days he led league with 48, nine ahead of nearest rivals, and had moved ahead of Brooklyn's Duke Snider in RBI with 132.

MINOR LEAGUES—With big-league teams still heading for wire, top minor-league teams wrapped up regular season play:

•Toronto Maple Leafs won International League Pennant, 9 games ahead of Montreal.

•Indianapolis Indians took first in American Association, 10 games above Louisville.

•In Pacific Coast League, Hollywood and San Diego, tied (101-67) after 168 games, headed toward single-game play-off to decide season's standings.


REPEATERS—Gene Walet, 19, won Mallory Cup, emblematic of North American sailing championship, at Lake Ponchartrain, La. with eight-race total of 50½ points. Runners-up in regatta sailed this year in Lightning Class sloops: William Cox of Long Island, 45½ points; H. J. Cawthra of Detroit, 44½.

•Howard Lippincott of Riverton, N.J. won third international Comet title in six years with total of 173½ points in five-race regatta at Centreville, Md.

NEW CHAMPION—Carlos de Cardenas of Cuba sailed Kurush V to victory in four of five races to win world Star class championship at Lisbon, Portugal. Runners-up: Gem III owned by Durward Knowles of Bahamas; Merope II owned by last year's champion, A. Straulino of Italy.

ONE-MAN SHOW—Pete Bostwick of West-bury, Long Island, scored five goals to lead C.C.C.-Meadowbrook to 10-5 victory over Brandywine Polo Club in finals of U.S. open championship at Chicago.


DOUBLE-HEADER—Gerard Laureau of France, taking advantage of 27-lap handicap, pushed tiny D. B. Panhard to average speed of 68.75 mph to win 94-lap Ulster Tourist Trophy at Belfast. Runner-up to Panhard and first big car to finish: Ferrari, driven by Mike Hawthorn of England and Maurice Trintignant of France. Ferrari thus gained eight points and wrapped up world sports-car championship' for 1954 with season's total of 30 points.

AAA—Robert Sweikert of Hayward, Calif. won American Automobile Association 100-mile race at Syracuse in track-record time of one hour, six minutes, 25.82 seconds. Runner-up: Don Freeland of Los Angeles, only five seconds behind Sweikert.

•Sam Hanks of Glendale, Calif. won Ted Horn Memorial race at Du Quoin, Ill. Race was shortened from 100 to 83 miles by crash in which Clay Smith was fatally injured.

NASCAR—Herb Thomas of Sanford, N.C., driving 1954 Hudson, took lead 20 laps from finish and stayed in front to win his second stock-car Southern 500 by 30 seconds over Curtis Turner of Roanoke, Va. Thomas' average speed for 364-lap grind: 94.93 mph, record for event.


EARLY FORM—Professional football enthusiasts got preseason line on favorites when Detroit Lions, National Football League champions last season, whipped runner-up Cleveland Browns 56-31 in exhibition game at Dallas.

•Other preseason favorite, Los Angeles Rams, left many questions unanswered when they dropped home-town exhibition to San Francisco 49ers by score of 27 to 28.

WRAP-UP—Fergus Anderson of England took commanding lead for world 350 c.c motorcycle championship by winning Grand Prix of Nations at Monza, Italy. Winner's average speed over 93.95-mile course: 101.6 mph, record for event.


DIED—Glenn Scobey ("Pop") Warner, 83, football coach at eight colleges (Iowa State, Georgia, Cornell, Carlisle, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Temple, San Jose State) from 1895 to 1940; of throat cancer at Palo Alto, Calif. Pop Warner began coaching in era of handle-bar mustache and flying wedge. His innovations—single-and double-wing backfield formations and unbalanced line—-played major part in transforming game to present pattern. Greatest years were at Pittsburgh, where teams won 29 consecutive games (1915-1918); at Stanford, where he sent three teams to Rose Bowl between 1924 and 1932; and at Carlisle where he coached and developed Jim Thorpe into nation's finest all-around athlete.

DIED—Hubert Hollaus, 21, world champion motorcycle racer in 125 c.c. class; of fractured skull suffered when cycle crashed during trials for Grand Prix of Nations at Monza, Italy.

DIED—Clay Smith, 39, chief mechanic for four Lincoln stock cars that swept their division in 1953 Pan-American road race; of injuries received when rival car blew tire and crashed into mechanics' pit where he was stationed during AAA race at Du Quoin, Ill.



Keith Andrews, Colorado Springs, Colo., 12½-m. Pike's Peak Climb, in 14:39.7 (record), Colorado Springs.
Marshall Teague, Daytona Beach, Fla., 200-m. stock car race, in 2:39.56.9, Milwaukee.
Hershal White, Indianapolis, 250-m. new stock car race, in 4:04, Detroit.
Bob Flock. Atlanta, 100-m. stock car race, in 1:41.36, Atlanta.


Zanesville Pioneers, over Pittsburgh, 16-4, All-America Amateur Baseball Assn. championship, Zanesville, Ohio.
Boeing Bombers, over Springfield, Mo. Generals. 24-6, Natl. Non-Pro title, Wichita, Kan.

Alfred Stiller, Chicago, 50-m. George Wuchter Memorial, in 2:22,09.6, St. Louis.


Heinz Neuhaus, 10-round decision over Dan Bucceroni. heavyweights, Dortmund, Germany.
Paul Andrews, 2-round KO over Bobby Hughes, light heavyweights, Chicago.
Ted Olla and JESSE TURNER, 10-round draw, middle-weights, New York,
Carmen Basilio, 10-round decision over Carmine Fiore. welterweights, New York.
Joe Miceli, 10-round split decision over Wallace ("Bud") Smith, welterweights, Cincinnati.
Teddy ("Red Top") Davis, 10-round decision over Armand Savoie. Lightweights, New York.
Nazzareno Gianelli, 15-round decision over Terry Allen, for European flyweight title, Milan.


Chicago Bears, over N.Y. Giants, 28-24, Chicago (exhibition).
Pittsburgh Steelers, over Baltimore Colts, 21-16, Tulsa, Okla. (exhibition).
Montreal Alouettes, over Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-3, Montreal (Eastern Big Four Union).
Ottawa Rough Riders, over Toronto Argonauts, 12-5, Toronto (Eastern Big Four Union).
Edmonton Eskimos, over Calgary Stampeders, 30-11, Edmonton (Western Interprovincial Union).
Regina Rough Riders, over Vancouver Lions, 17-7, Regina (Western interprovincial Union).


Arnold Palmer, Latrobe, Pa., and TOMMY SHEEHAN, Detroit, over George Rowbotham and Ben Smith, 4 and 3, Bill Waite Memorial, Shawnee on Delaware, Pa.
Gene Dahlebender Jr., Atlanta, Little Masters tournament, with 202, Carrollton, Ga.

Frank Dufffy, Birmingham, Mich., Olympic equestrian trials, with 22.1 faults, on Drop Dead, Nashville, Tenn.


Landlocked: $30,725 Atlantic City Turf Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by a head, in 1:43, Atlantic City, N.J. John Heckmann up.
Joe Jones: $30,300 Bay Shore Handicap, 7 f., by a head, in 1:23 1/5, Aqueduct, N.Y. Conn McCreary up.
Impromptu: $29,825 World's Playground Stakes, 7 f., by a nose, in 1:26 1/5, Atlantic City. N.J. Sammy Boulmetis up.
Stranglehold: $25,000 Del Mar Handicap, 1 1/8 m., by 1 length, in 1:48 2/5, Del Mar, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.
Vantage: $25,000 Chicago Handicap, 1 m., by a nose, in 1:36 2/5, Hawthorne Pk., Cicero, Ill. John Heckmann up.


Cavalier, piloted by Wally Rowland, Elkton, Md., 136-inboard hydroplane natl. championship, with 55.9 mph avg. speed, Millville, N.J.
Bugs, piloted by William Ott, Meadville, Pa., 44-inboard runabout nat'l championship, with 48 mph avg. speed, Millville, N.J.

Oak Brook, over Milwaukee, 9-7, Paul Butler Natl. Handicap semifinal, Hinsdale, Ill.

Casey Tibbs, Fort Pierre, S. Dak., all-around title, Lewiston Roundup, Lewiston, Idaho.


Nina, skippered by De Coursey Fales, Vineyard Trophy, Stamford, Conn.
Buzzy II, skippered by Bill Gooderham, Toronto, N. American 6-meter title, with 42½ pts., Toronto.
Minx, skippered by Don Matthews, Oyster Bay, L.I., Raven natl. title, with 80¼ pts., Center Island, N.Y.


Fresno Rockets, over Orange, 2-0, American Softball Assn. natl. women's title, Orange, Calif.
Selma Hoaks, over Dinuba Condors, 5-0, Intl. Softball League championship, Selma, Calif.
Waldeck's Cafe, Cincinnati, over Pittsburgh Natl. Fruit, 13-7, World Slo-Pitch title, Louisville, Ky.
Wiesbaden, Germany, over Selfridge AFB, 15-14, Worldwide Women's Air Force title, Shreveport, La.

Erwin Klein, Los Angeles, over John Samael, 21-19, 19-21, 21-15, 19-21, 21-11, Open singles, Canadian Natl. Exhibition, Toronto.

Straight Clark, Pasadena. Calif., William M. Johnston Trophy, for his contribution to tennis. Forest Hills. U.S., over Australia, 3-2, "Jr. Davis Cup," Los Angeles.

Browning Ross, Philadelphia, 15 km. road race, in 47:36, Endicott, N.Y.