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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 12, 1961, Darmstadt, Hesse, in nov the stars and stripes. I3jgt j,t3& of i to winds up work in against fender land he Sal a Leve Esaid he merely wanted to make sure that Downe be fac what you Call Here a Lair shake and what a Call a fair crack of the whip and we re sure we win he said. We have had wonderful treatment Here. Everyone has been very Friendly and very Nice. I m sure it s going to contender Terry boxing part of i training nationally televised title night. The 34-year total rounds boxed to 117 former Brookline mass., recognized in Only two of if Europe will continue boxing up with three rounds the instead of his usual six rounds Chape said British pro who made the trip Here when became i trained Bard for this fight an to take the title Back to eng be e wonderful fight Downes will receive a guaranteed $9,750 of the965,000 to take with fender getting. J3fl,00ft matchmaker Sam Sslverman says he expects a near capacity crowd of 7&j at the smallish bos ton Arena Tot a possible $30,000 Gross. The to win a title in Boston was Ted kid Lewis who decision Ned Jack Britton in 1915 for the vacant welterweight Crown. Iti Nues Ace on Paul Sulli Van chairman of the National Box i n g association s championship committee said tuesday the Man agers of tight heavyweights Harold Johnson of Philadelphia and Erich Schoeppner of Germany have agreed for the fighters to meet for the world championship. Sullivan who also is a member of the Pennsylvania athletic com whoever fights Fugazy wants to line up opponents new York up promoter Humbert Jack Fugazy said tues Day night he was engaged in double barrelled negotiations with \ Germany s Erich Schoeppner for a j shot at Archie Moore s portion of the Light heavyweight Crown or for a fight with Harold Johnson of Philadelphia for the vacant Aba title. If Moore refuses to defend his title for us on a percentage basis against Schoeppner at Miami each on March 21 or Fugazy said we will then attempt to stage the Schoeppner Johns fight for the vacant Aba championship. I assured the Aba presi Dent Dave Ott of Cleveland on that today Andy Fede Rrelier of Brooklyn Schoeppner s american representative confirmed he was still negotiating for both the Moore and Johnson lights. He added but if Fugazy can close with Moore within a few Days Well accept the highest bid from any promoter for a Schoeppner Johnson Aba title fight in the United states or Stengel released after checkup Glendale Calif. Up1 Casey Stengel has been discharge from Glendale memorial Hospital after undergoing a checkup. The 70-year-old former new York Yankee manager was treated Dur ing his hospitalization for a Poreback suffered in a fall at his Home Here. Or d. Q. Heckel the baseball figure s physician said Stengel also had a mild touch of a virus. Mission said he is polling his six Man committee to decide whether to approve the match for the title stripped from Archie Moore by Aba action. We should have a decision in afew Days or so Sullivan said. Then it would be no to some pro Moter to arrange the Johnson is the no. 1 ranked Light heavyweight is ranked no. 3. Johnson and Jesse Bowdry of St. Louis had been tentatively slate for a 15-round world championship bout feb. 7 at Miami Beach. However Sullivan had previously Given Johnson and Schoeppner until tuesday to decide if the wanted to fight each other. Sullivan said Johnson s manager Pat Oliver had wired him that Johnson is willing to Mee Schoeppner Bowdry or anyone and Sullivan said the Ger Man s manager agreed to meet Johnson provided that the conditions Are acceptable in principle Sullivan declined to predict what the championship committee would do but said after All Schoepp Neris ranked no. 3much higher than Bowdry who i believe is ranked no. 7 at the moment. The Aba took the Light heavy weight title away from Moore after claiming he failed to defend the title within the required time limit off to new York nit new York giants turned Back �9 Green Bay s Vince Lombard Nave hired a1h Sherman As head coach of their National football league team. Sherman an assistant coach in Der Jim Lee Howe Luhe past two seasons signed a three year contract at an undisclosed salary. We went after Lombard right at the com of the 1960 season but he told a his obligations at Qreen Bay permit him to consider the Job said Wellington Mara the giants vice president we had Mutual understanding when he went to Green Bay that he would get first crack at the Job of it be came available. We Are certain that Sherman will make a Fine head coach Lombard who piloted tace pack ers to the Western division title the past season. Has three year remaining on his five year contract w the the Green Bay club. He was Sherman s predecessor As the Jants offensive coach.,flayed for Eagle Sherman 38, was a Southpaw quarterback fur the Philadelphia eagles of the nil front 1913 through 1947. Then As offensive Mentor he was a Bright hand Man for Steve Owen the giants head coach for five years. He also served As new York s chief scout and for three season was the Field Boss of Winnipeg in the Canadian league. Sherman said he would retain Jow he s assistants de Kohlman Garland Svare and Ken assistant will be named Ater. How Edv who Jed the giants to three Eastern division championships and one league title Inyart remains As director of layer personnel. He had announced his intention to retire from coach Long a year , a Brooklyn College graduate said he would meet wit hits coaches next week. The giants wished third this past s lot of work to be done he said. I just Hope that Harley Conerly will be Back with us next season. That s one of the first things i asked when 1 was offered the , 1ihe giants 39-year-old quarterback was present when the announcement of Sherman s appointment was made. He refuse comment about his future plans. Former offence Mentor Mahovlich gains ground fast on Geoffrion in nil scoring Montreal a the Mont real canadians b e r n i e Boom Boom Goff Jon paces Tom Rica guard on the University of Mineso Jeanv has been selected Washington touchdown of its Knut trophy As the College lineman of top draft Choice of picks Brown the Baltimore Colts will be Hon ored at the touchdown club s an Nual awards banquet saturday along with his team which will receive an award As the outstand ing College football team of 1960. Navy All America Joe Bellin earlier was announced As Winner of the touchdown club s Colleg Eback of the year award. Frank Mahor lilt. Free Wheeling Winger the Toronto Maple Leafs helped himself to n whopping eight Points on three goals and five assists. He moved from fourth place to second bypassing two other Montre Alers according to official statistics re leased tuesday. Geoffrion has 58 Points and Mahovlich s3. Dickie Moore andean Bellveau both of Montreal Are tied for third place with 49each. Clrance at Recor Mahovlich now has 36 goals and 17 assists. His league Topping Goa total was reached in 41 games. He needs Only 15 goals in 29 games to break the record of 50 in a season made by Montreal s retired Maurice rocket Richard in the 50-game schedule of the 1944-45 season. Against Mahovlich s eight Points Geof Frion collected Only two assists last week leaving him with 26 goals and 32 assists for his total. Toronto s Johnny Bower has the Best goals against average Amon the goalies with a 2.54 Mark. Chi Cago s Glenn Hall has the in o s shutouts six. Leafs player coach quits Toronto. I signed what Fluey told me Wasan option said mugs. If they told me the troth when i of Cittad that paper i was not signing a contract for Ray Mills said he was signed with the Detroit Lions of the National foot Ball league and that s where 1 want to Mills said he called Edwin and Erson president of the Lions an was told not to worry about it that the texans would have no claims the Lions picked Mills As their no. 3 draft Choice. The texans chose him in the ninth round of the Al draft earlier Dallas coach Hank Stra said the texans signed Hills first but Detroit apparently convinced him that our contract was not Lucas May miss Northwestern tilt Columbus Ohio up a America Jerry Lucas who missed monday night s game against eve ans Vule College i because of a knee injury May not play when Ohio state meets Northwestern this sat urday in a big ten basketball Frame Lucas who injured his right knee during the second half of Ohio state s Victory Over Illinois last saturday night sat of the Bench As the buckeyes made de fending Small College Champion Evansville their Lith straight Vic Tim of the season 86-59. Ohio state coach Fred Taylor indicating that Lucas jury was worse than first suspected said hews Uncertain whew would use the .6-foot, b4nch Cento from Middletown Ohio Agate North Western / i i

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