All John Underwood Stories
The whales grunted mightily at the Coliseum Relays in Los Angeles and put the shot with commensurate effect as a grateful crowd ohhhhhed.
The Quarterback Northwestern and Minnesota were tied 22-22 with four minutes left to play when Tom Myers drifted back into the pocket for another pass. But he ...
What's China's track?
The slogan 'friendship first, competition second' greeted our team, but there may have been other goals behind the warmth
THE MAGNIFICENT SQUIRT
The Eagles' irrepressible Tommy McDonald runs pass patterns wrong, he is small and not really fast, but he is the pros' best pass catcher.
DOLPHINS, BY A NOSE
There is, of course, the chance that the law of averages will come to the rescue, that Dallas will finally win a big game and Tex Maule, the ...
The House that Earnie Built
When Earnie Seiler stages an Orange Bowl, you get elephants, fireworks and, this New Year's Day, Nebraska-Alabama
A Brief Search for America
Great truths about this country cannot be deduced from one man's observations of sport and life in Lewistown, Mont., Barre, Vt., Hastings, Neb. or Valdosta, Ga. But, as winter turns to spring and the trout and Cards come home, small truths emerge
FOOTBALL'S DILEMMA: BOWLS OR PLAYOFFS
In St. Louis this week, NCAA schools will vote on a proposal setting up a tournament to select a national champion. Advocates say it would not ...
THE SETTING WAS RIPE FOR SCANDAL
Nearly 25 years ago a great University of Kentucky basketball team made headlines when it was discovered that it had manipulated the scores ...
ONE WAY TO DAM THE TIDE
All right, you long sufferers. You have been looking for the way to beat Alabama. Here is how you do it. Very simple. First thing you get two top quarterbacks, one ...
WINNING SON OF A DEDICATED LOSER
Richmond Flowers Jr. is a double threat—in track and football—but for a long time the asthmatic youth from Alabama seemed destined to follow in his father's ...
Taking the Fun Out of a Game
Kids play football because they enjoy it. But adults want kids to play little league football for a lot of other reasons—and that's where all the trouble starts
ALL DRESSED UP AND FIT TO KILL
Bill Toomey arrived at the decathlon championships with a change of clothes for almost every event. He needn't have bothered. Despite sore tendons he easily ...
Partly Cloudy Week In The Sunshine State
Miami beat Florida for its second win, but the Gators lost more than a game
If Pitt Gets Bit, The Rose Becomes Thorny
The Sugar Bowl may have the sugar, with No. 1 Pitt and those sweet Georgia Bulldogs. But in Pasadena, Michigan and USC are ready to write another ending to the script
THE RISING OF THE TIDE
On the day before his Sugar Bowl showdown with Penn State, Bear Bryant breakfasted in the elegant refuge of his hotel suite high above New Orleans on a ...
PUNISHMENT IS A CRIME
But that is exactly what is happening in football. It is naive and dangerous to think otherwise. Certain practices of coaching and play have ...