Sport: Scoreboard, Jun. 18, 1956

¶ Floating effortlessly over the California cinders, prime Olympic Prospect Dave Sime, the redheaded flash from Duke, warmed up by tying the world's record for the 100-yd. dash at 0:09.3 seconds, then established himself as the fastest human in history by streaking to a world's record in the 220-yd. dash. His time: 20 seconds flat. It was 0:10. 1 better than his own previous record.

¶ In the key match of the tournament at Sandwich, England. England's Mrs. Roy Smith laid a 150-yd. iron shot on the 36th green, easily sank her second putt...

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