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Paul Anderson, barrel-shaped 340-pound Dixie Derrick from Toccoa, Ga. who amazed Russians with his tremendous strength, gave applauding Iraqis a tasty sample, hefted 457½ pounds to break own world record for two-hand clean and jerk in exhibition at Royal Sporting Club in Baghdad.

Galina Zybina, husky Soviet strong girl who won Olympic championship in 1952, got off toss of 54 feet 11‚Öù inches to shatter world shotput standard, according to report by Moscow radio.


Pitt's big and mobile ends, John (Mean John) Paluck and Joe Walton, wrecked West Virginia's vaunted running game with jarring tackles, led underdog Panthers to 26-7 rout of previously unbeaten Mountaineers at Pittsburgh (see page 54).

Princeton's Royce Flippin, out most of the year with leg injury, came back to plague Yale again, got Tigers off to 7-0 lead with short plunge. End Joe DiRenzo's spectacular one-hand interception of Yale pass and subsequent 18-yard run gave Princeton 13-0 victory (see page 15).

Navy struck through air and along ground for 598 yards, stormed past Columbia 47-0 as George Welsh completed 11 of 16 passes for 176 yards to set academy one-season record of 1,143 yards.

Army, hitting fast and often, rolled over helpless Penn 40-0 at Philadelphia in final workout for Navy game Nov. 26.

UCLA lost Ronnie Knox with fractured fibula on second play, almost dropped game to inspired Washington. Bruins barely recovered in time to win 19-17 at Los Angeles when Jim Decker carefully kicked 25-yard field goal with 18 seconds to go.

Oklahoma, rolling along as nation's No. 1 team, routed Iowa State 52-0 at Norman for 27th consecutive victory, 53rd straight in Big Seven Conference.

Ohio State's brilliant Howard (Hop-along) Cassady made farewell home-town appearance, tore off three touchdowns to pace Buckeyes to 20-10 win over Iowa, kept team at top of Big Ten heap.

Michigan, bouncing back after loss to Illinois, parlayed rugged defense and fast backs into 30-0 whipping of Indiana at Ann Arbor, looked ahead to Big Ten showdown game with Ohio State.

Michigan State, operating under full steam, sent six players across goal line, powered past Minnesota 42-14 at East Lansing.

Maryland had rough going until sub Quarterback Lynn Beightol tossed scoring passes to Ed Vereb and Bill Walker to squeeze Terps past Clemson 25-12.

Notre Dame, held to 7-7 half-time deadlock by North Carolina, stormed back under able direction of Paul Hornung, stung Tar Heels 27-7 at Chapel Hill.

Texas A&M exploded for three touchdowns (two by Lloyd Taylor) in last four minutes, whipped Rice 20-12 to hold firm as Southwestern Conference leader.

TCU's free-wheeling Jim Swink raced 62, 57 and 34 yards, scored four touchdowns, kicked two extra points, shared honors with Quarterback Charlie Curtis, who threw three scoring passes as Horned Frogs walloped collapsing Texas 47-20.

Chicago Bears piled up 24 points in first half with help of pinpoint passing by Ed Brown, held off Los Angeles to win 24-3 for fifth straight, moved into first-place tie with Rams in Western Conference of National Football League.

Philadelphia Eagles, down 17 points in first period, rallied behind Adrian Burk's accurate passing and unexpected running, Bill Stribling's glue-fingered pass-snatching to drub Cleveland 33-17, cut Browns' Eastern Conference lead to one game.

Washington Redskins put on brilliant defensive display, scored on Rookie Bert Zagers' 12-yard dash in third quarter to whitewash San Francisco 49ers at Washington.

Detroit Lions, beginning to look up after disastrous start, riddled Pittsburgh defense with passes of sharpshooting Bobby Layne, Harry Gilmore and Bill Stits, then held on grimly when Steelers scored three times in final period, finally emerged with 31-28 triumph at Pittsburgh.

New York Giants got topnotch performance from hard-hitting linemen, hammered Baltimore 17-7 to put damper on Colts' dream of league leadership.

Green Bay Packers emerged from three-game slump as Tobin Rote, putting on great one-man show, pitched for three touchdowns, scored another on plunge, showed way in 31-14 battering of Chicago Cardinals at Green Bay.


Venezuelan horses showed their heels to brilliant seven-nation field in $65,000 International at Laurel, Md. as Dr. Carlos Vogeler Rincones' spirited 4-year-old bay colt El Chama waged desperate stretch duel with Prendase, came out on top by head. Excited Jockey Raul Bustamante thrilled (in Spanish): "I won a lucky race. I just stayed on the rail...and the caballo did the rest." (see page 60.)

Misty Morn, Wheatley Stable's fine-striding miss, started slowly, moved up from last to first under firm urging of Jockey Sidney Cole, romped to easy victory in record-breaking 2:42 2/5 for mile and five furlongs while winning $85,550 Gallant Fox Handicap at Jamaica, N.Y., made firm bid for 3-year-old filly honors.

Mrs. Anson A. Bigelow's front-running Nail sloshed into early lead, maintained swift pace to defeat favored Prince John by strong two lengths on sloppy track in $95,600 Remsen Stakes at Jamaica.


Johnny Saxton, in-and-out ex-welterweight champion, beat steady tattoo on head of plodding Middleweight Ralph (Tiger) Jones, used his deft footwork to win 10-round decision at Oakland, Calif. Satisfied Saxton, now set for shot at winner of Nov. 30 Basilio-DeMarco welterweight title fight, chortled: "Man, I used rhythm."

Carmelo Costa, slick-moving Brooklyn featherweight, managed to stay away from lethal right hand of boring-in Lightweight Joey Lopes, finished fast to outstab rival in 10-rounder at New York, immediately set up clamor for shot at rough-and-ready Champion Sandy Saddler. Beaten Lopes' reaction: "Saddler will kill him."

Commissioner Julius Helfand moved nearer showdown in drawn-out investigation of New York Boxing Managers' Guild. Charley Johnston, president of International Boxing Guild, ordered New York muscle-trusters to turn over books as requested, but Helfand, still miffed at brazen flouting of authority by BMG brass, subpoenaed Johnston to appear before New York State Commission, Nov. 18, sardonically commented: "Evidently, he [Johnston] believes he has more power than the commission and perhaps with his aid we can progress with the investigation."

Joseph Cadbury, alert Germantown, Pa. schoolteacher, threw National Audubon Society's annual meeting into uproar when he sighted golden eagle, escorted by convoy of 20 hawks, soaring serenely overhead at Greenwich, Conn., first time in seven years bird has been sighted in that area.


Walter Alston, onetime schoolteacher who brought Brooklyn first world title, was named National League's "Manager of the Year" in A.P. poll of Baseball Writers' Association of America. American League choice was Mike (Pinky) Higgins, hustling freshman pilot of fourth-place Boston.

Brooklyn Dodgers was only team to place two men on annual A.P. major league all-star club. The choices: pitchers—Robin Roberts of Philadelphia and Whitey Ford of New York Yankees; catcher—Roy Campanella of Dodgers; first base—Ted Kluszewski of Cincinnati; second base—Nelson Fox of Chicago White Sox; shortstop—Ernie Banks of Chicago Cubs; third base—Eddie Mathews of Milwaukee; left field-Ted Williams of Boston; center field-Willie Mays of New York Giants; right field—Duke Snider of Dodgers.

Boston Red Sox, making early bid to refuel for 1956 American League race, got veteran Pitchers Bob Porterfield and Johnny Schmitz, two-time batting champion (1946, 1953) Mickey Vernon and Reserve Outfielder Tommy Umphlett from rebuilding Washington Senators in exchange for five younger players.

New York Knickerbockers, throwing height and fast break around NBA, held unbeaten 4-0 mark in Eastern Division after outrunning Minneapolis 112-105, holding off Boston 96-95, beating Rochester 94-91. Philadelphia kept pace with Knicks, whipped fading Lakers twice 117-106, 100-89, edged Rochester 89-84. St. Louis Hawks dropped game to Syracuse 91-81 but stayed at top of Western Division as Rochester, with help of sensational Rookie Maurice Stokes, managed one victory over Fort Wayne 84-79.

Montreal Canadiens, held to a 1-1 tie by flourishing New York Rangers, came back to blank Detroit 3-0, Chicago 2-0 for flashy Goalie Jacques Plante's fourth and fifth shutouts, held five-point lead in National Hockey League. Second-place Rangers bowed to streaking Boston 5-1, turned back slumping Toronto 4-1. Boston made biggest advance, beat New York 5-1, Toronto 3-2 on hot stickwork of Vic Stasiuk, tied Detroit 0-0 to jump into third place, one point behind Rangers.

Gen. Humberto Mariles, dashing Mexican horseman, took International Individual Championship Trophy while leading Teammates Eva Valdes and Lt. Roberto Viñals to six titles in National Horse Show in New York, moved on to Toronto's Royal Winter Fair and team triumph in first international jumping event.

Pancho Gonzales, hard-hitting old pro, polished off scrambling Pancho Segura 21-19, 6-3, 6-4 to win national hard court men's singles title at Beverly Hills, Calif., then announced he would join up with Jack Kramer's touring troupe.


HONORED—Doug Ford, hard-working PGA champion, busiest tournament pro in history (121 competitive rounds in 1955); named "Golfer of the Year," by PGA, at Chicago.

HONORED—Eddie Arcaro, whose mounts have earned more than $18 million; Earl Sande, top-ranking rider of 1920s; late George Woolf, nicknamed "The Iceman" for his coolness in saddle; first to be named to Jockeys Hall of Fame, at Pimlico, Md.

APPOINTED—Ivy Williamson, Wisconsin football coach for past seven years; named athletic director (at $1,850 cut in salary), in season's first major coaching shift. His successor: Line Coach Milt Bruhn.

ELECTED—A. B. (Happy) Chandler, onetime commissioner of baseball, former U.S. Senator; new Democratic governor of Kentucky. Chandler, whose election climaxed political comeback, tearfully voiced "gratitude to Almighty God" to strains of My Old Kentucky Home.


Phil Hill, Santa Monica, Calif., over 1,500 cc, natl. sports car race, with avg. speed of 103.2 mph, in Ferrari Monza, Los Angeles.




*Alfred 6—Hobart 0
Amherst 13—Williams 6
Army 40—Penn 0
Boston C. 40—Boston U. 12
Brandeis 20—Buffalo 13
Brown 14—Harvard 6
Carnegie T. 7—St. Vine. 7
*Centre 40—W&J 7
Dartmouth 7—Cornell 0
Delaware 46—Temple 0
*Drexel 27—Coast Guard 7
Geneva 20—Allegheny 0
Gettysburg 34—W.Md. 7
*Juniata 39—Swarthmore 0
Lehigh 51—Albright 19
Muhlenberg 18—F&M 13
Navy 47—Columbia 0
Penn St. 34—Rutgers 13
Pitt 26—W. Virginia 7
Princeton 13—Yale 0
Rhode Island 25—Conn. 0
Rochester 34—RPI 7
*Sheperd 46—Newpt. News 0
Springfield 34—Hofstra 12
Syracuse 26—Colgate 19
Thiel 20—Bethany (W.V.) 14
*Trinity 46—Wesleyan 6
Tufts 32—Upsala 0
Union 19—Hamilton 13
Westmin. 29—Slipp. R. 19


*Albany (Ga.) 7—Morris 6
Ariz. St. (Tempe) 20—Tex. W. 13
Arkansas 6—SMU 0
Auburn 16—Georgia 13
Duke 41—S. Carolina 7
Florence St. 21—Jacksonville 7
Florida A&M 34—Allen 7
Florida St. 19—Furman 6
Ga. Tech 26—Alabama 2
*Grambling 26—Prairie V. 7
Ky. 41—Memphis St. 7
Lenoir Rhyne 28—Elon 0
LSU 34—Miss. St. 7
*Maryland 25—Clemson 12
Miami(Fla.) 46—Bucknell 0
Miss. 27—Houston 11
Notre Dame 27—N.Car. 7
R. Macon 7—Hamp.-Syd. 6
Richmond 7—Geo. Wash. 0
Sewanee 12—W&L 0
Tennessee 20—Florida 0
Texas A&M 20—Rice 12
TCU 47—Texas 20
Vanderbilt 20—Tulane 7
VMI 14—Citadel 7
Va. Tech 34—N.C. St. 26
W. Forest 13—Virginia 7
Wofford 21—Davidson 9


Bowl. Gr. 13—Ohio U. 0
Bradley 32—Valparaiso 12
*Coe 28—St. Olaf 14
C. of Emporia 25—Ottawa 0
Hard.-Sim. 53—Cinn. 20
*Heidelberg 21—Akron 7
*Hillsdale 27—Lewis 13
Illinois 17—Wisconsin 14
Kansas 12—Okla. A&M 7
Kansas St. 21—Missouri 0
Marquette 18—H. Cross 6
*Miami (O.) 21—Dayton 0
Michigan 30—Indiana 0
Mich. St. 42—Minn. 14
*Mo. Valley 25—St. Ben. 7
*Muskingum 40—Mt. Union 6
Nebraska 37—Colorado 20
N. Dakota 18—S. Dakota 14
*Northern (S.D.) 13—Morehead 0
Ohio St. 20—Iowa 10
Ohio Wes. 13—Witten. 13
*Oklahoma 52—Iowa St. 0
Omaha 18—Idaho St. 7
Purdue 46—N'western 8
Texas Tech 34—Tulsa 7
Toledo 27—Marshall 20
Wash. (St.L.) 41—Butler 20
Wichita 59—Drake 6
Wooster 35—Hiram 12


Arizona 29—Montana 9
Col. C. 30—Col. St. 13
Denver 39—Utah St. 6
Humb. St. 47—Nevada 6
Idaho 49—Brig. Young 6
Oregon St. 16—Calif. 14
S. Jose St. 13—Wash. St. 13
Stanford 44—Oregon 7
UCLA 19—Washington 17
Utah 27—Col. A&M 6
*Whitworth 25—E. Wash. 0
Wyoming 20—New Mexico 0

*Still unbeaten and untied