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

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.

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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

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