Sport: Scoreboard, Apr. 6, 1959

¶ Sceptre, Britain's challenger for the America's Cup, which was soundly thrashed by the U.S.'s Columbia off Newport last September, was sold at a cut-rate price (estimate: less than $42,000) to six Scottish friends of Designer David Boyd who are bent on proving eventually that there is nothing wrong with Sceptre that a little tinkering will not cure.

¶ Trailing midway through the final round at Seattle, the bridge team headed by B. Jay Becker rallied strongly to overtake Charles Goren's team and win the Vanderbilt Cup, one of the most prized trophies in U.S. contract bridge, earned the right to represent...

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