Sport: Scoreboard, Feb. 16, 1959

¶ In North Sydney, Australia, the U.S.'s 16-year-old Sylvia Ruuska splashed to victory in the 220-yd. butterfly, touching out in 2 min. 40.3 sec., to set new world records for both 220 yds. and 200 meters. Aussies John Devitt and John Konrads lowered their own world freestyle marks, Devitt at 110 yds., Konrads at 440 yds. and 400 meters.

¶ When the lackluster Detroit Red Wings shambled through a 5-0 defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers and fell to within a point of the National Hockey League cellar, Coach Sid Abel took...

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