Sport: Scoreboard, may 4, 1959

¶ Neither fighter was ever in serious trouble during the dull, jab-filled fight in St. Louis' Kiel Auditorium, but Welterweight Champion Don Jordan, 24, did a workmanlike job of piling up points, staved off the bull-like rushes of former Titleholder Virgil Akins, retained his title by unanimous decision.

¶ Brookmeade Stable's Sword Dancer got out front early and stayed there, had little trouble whipping a good field of three-year-olds over seven furlongs at Louisville's Churchill Downs, became one of the favorites for this week's Kentucky Derby. C. V. Whitney's filly, Silver Spoon, the sentimental Derby favorite, was a disappointing third behind...

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