Sport: Scoreboard, Feb. 3, 1958

¶ Courted and spurned by muddled Texas A. & M. officials in their great posse hunt for a new football coach (TIME, Jan. 27), Iowa State's Jim Myers, 36, had righteously proclaimed that he would stay put. But after 2,229 Aggie students sent him a pleading telegram and a pair of cadet emissaries came to call, Myers switched horses ("I don't feel I've doublecrossed myself"), signed a four-year contract with the Texans wortu around $60,000 a year.

¶ He had not raced the mile in ten months, but Australia's Herb Elliott, 19, grabbed an...

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