All Tex Maule Stories
The most expensive football player in the world is a tall, skinny young man named Johnny Unitas, who wasn't worth the price of a steak dinner three years ago.
In 1963 the Bears had the best defense in football and were the world champions . In 1964 they had the worst defense in the West and finished sixth.
Election by experience
Nerveless veterans grabbed most of the AAU honors and the envied assignments to Russia
THE GREEN CRUSHER
When the Baltimore Colts lost the playoff for the NFL's Western championship last year, they were without John Unitas and Gary Cuozzo and still it took Green ...
BIG BROWN BOOM
The Cleveland Browns were supposed to go sky-high last year, but somebody forgot to light the fuse. This year Fullback Jimmy Brown and Quarterback Frank ...
UPSET OF THE MIGHTY
On a blustery day in Cleveland the underdog Browns stunned Baltimore with a second-half outburst to win the NFL title. Key men in the coup were a cerebral ...
Wait till next year
Cleveland and Detroit, meeting in the Runner-up Bowl, may have previewed a more important game
The pace that kills
Australia's Herb Elliott cut down his top rival by running too fast too soon
The Midwest has it
The heart or U.S. track has moved east, but the voice remains in California
OLD BRODIE WENT WITCHER-WAY
John Brodie sat on an equipment trunk in the San Francisco 49er locker room last Friday and considered how he felt about having to sit on the bench the next ...
PERFECT AND BALANCED DEFENSE
When Detroit and Green Bay meet, the two best defenses in professional football will be opposed, but the Packer unit—a clever blend of daring and conservative ...
DOWN GO THE PACKERS
Playing old-fashioned, bone-bruising football, the Chicago Bears decisively defeated the World Champion Green Bay Packers 26-7 to take over first place in the ...
WHEN THE BOOING STOPPED
The Cowboys' Don Meredith had grown used to jeers from the skeptical Dallas fans, but this sour music turned sweet as Meredith's brilliant passing destroyed ...
THE RETURN OF DUROCHER
Baseball's violent Leo is back in uniform after five years, instructing reporters, needling young players and (below) taking part in hilarious games of pepper.
RUDE WELCOME BACK FOR PAUL
After an absence of five years, Paul Brown returned to pro football last week as coach of the new Cincinnati Bengals and in his first exhibition game discovered ...
A JOG-IN FOR DEAR LIFE
Dr. Denton Cooley, who would rather save a heart than transplant one, blows the starter's whistle as famous fatty Judge Roy Hofheinz gets set to race Houston ...
Gored by a sagging bull
Weak from making weight, Mando Ramos still hooked hard enough to keep his lightweight title from Pedro Carrasco, a sometime matador