Sport: Who Won, Dec. 18, 1950

¶ In Philadelphia, the New York Giants over the National Football League champion Philadelphia Eagles, 9-7, to force a playoff with the Cleveland Browns (who beat the Washington Redskins, 45-21) for the N.F.L.'s American Conference title.

¶ In Chicago, the Bears over the Detroit Lions, 6-3, forcing a playoff with the idle Los Angeles Rams for the National Conference title.

¶ In Manhattan, Missouri over City College of New York's national basketball champions, 54-37, for the upset of the young season and the first loss by Coach Nat Holman & Co. in 13 games.


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