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Oct. 29, 1956
Oct. 29, 1956

Table of Contents
Oct. 29, 1956

The College Football Crisis Continued
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
  • FIRST DOWN IN THE BIG TEN, THE JAVELIN GOES ROUND AND ROUND, GREEK STARTING GATE, PENNSYLVANIA'S MUSCLE MINES MISS SUPERTEST, DETROIT'S HERBIVOROUS TIGER

The Wonderful World Of Sport
You Should Know
Acknowledgments
Preview
Inside Florida
The Outdoor Week
  • Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

    In Idaho high school students play hooky while the principal smiles, a Washington duck hunter gets the bird and loses his pants, in Michigan a grandmother organizes an all-girl bear hunt, while in New Mexico biologists race to save drought-stricken waterfowl

The Sporting Look
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Pat On The Back

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AN SI SPECIAL: A NEW LOOK AT FOOTBALL 43
A preview of the TV Game of the Week—Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma—in which SPORTS ILLUSTRATED introduces a new device to illuminate the key plays

This is an article from the Oct. 29, 1956 issue

BIG TEN AND NINE POINTS 16
Echoing SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's own survey, the Big Ten finds college football must clean house or die

SPECTACLE: FALL FOLIAGE ON THE FAIRWAYS 20
Autumnal COLOR by JERRY COOKE and an appreciation of crisp prewinter golf by HERBERT WARREN WIND

FOOTBALL'S FIFTH WEEK: A QUARTERBACK'S ORDEAL 32
Notre Dame's Paul Hornung was the outstanding man on the field but he was not enough to slop Michigan State. Stories, too, of a great day for Penn State, Tulane and Wyoming

INSIDE FLORIDA: UNDERWATER CAVE CRAWL 60
The dangerous but weirdly beautiful search for ancient relics in water-filled caverns, IN COLOR. By COLES PHINIZY

THE VANDERBILT STORY: PART III: THE ULTIMATE TRIUMPH 73
The incomparable Ranger, built by America's sportsman emeritus, scored a memorable and telling victory. GEORGE PLIMPTON recounts the genesis of the world's fastest J boat and her great days under sail

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 10
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 25
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 29
•SCOREBOARD 51
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 66
•THE 19TH HOLE 82
•PAT ON THE BACK 84

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks governors: Is an athletic background an asset in politics? 6

•You Should Know: HERMAN HICKMAN and ROBERT RIGER join in a guide to football officiating 39

•Tip from the Top: FAY CROCKER shows the way to a better-timed swing 48

•Horses: ALICE HIGGINS reports on Arthur Godfrey's campaign to popularize the art of dressage 55

•Horse Racing: WHITNEY TOWER checks on Swaps, Keeneland and the Garden State 58

•Boxing: MARTIN KANE takes the wraps off the whys and wherefores of two championship bouts 69

•Sporting Look: New fabrics lend an old British, country-squire air to overcoat fashions 72

Acknowledgments on page 42

COVER: PAUL HORNUNG

Photograph by John G. Zimmerman

In the TV Game of the Week this Saturday the whole country will see this relaxed, smiling and seemingly carefree young man—6-foot 2-inch, 205-pound 20-year-old from Louisville, Ky., who, in his senior year at Notre Dame, is his team's No. 1 quarterback. For the laurels he won Saturday in defeat and the Oklahoma crisis just ahead, see page 32 and following.

PHOTOMAP

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

SPORTING CONTINENT

A pre-Games report on the engaging character of the world's Olympic hosts; Melbourne survey—by the Footloose Sportsman

VANDERBILT & BRIDGE
How contract was invented and swept the world, plus two great hands you yourself can try. Last of a four-part series