Nov. 19, 1956
Nov. 19, 1956

Table of Contents
Nov. 19, 1956

Coming Events
Football: Eighth Week
  • The time is here when New Year's Day and its bowl games are uppermost in the minds of the country's best football teams and their ardent supporters, so Saturday was a day of climax among contenders. Tennessee proved its priority over Georgia Tech for either the Cotton or Sugar Bowl; Iowa over Minnesota and Oregon State over Stanford for the Rose Bowl; Colorado over Missouri for the Orange Bowl; and Texas A&M over all to defend the honor of the Southwest

Events & Discoveries
Olympic Honor Roll
  • An alphabetical listing of the men and women who will represent the United States at Melbourne

Sporting Look
Indoor Golfer
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper


Del Miller, affable trainer-driver who developed Adios into $500,000 prize package, was in sulky as speedy Dottie's Pick hustled mile in 1:57 4/5, fastest ever for mares, to win $75,000 American Pacing Classic at Hollywood Park.

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Larry Houdek, whose touchdown-making earned him 15 write-in votes for sheriff in last week's election, raced 69, 62 and six yards for scores to lead Kansas Wesleyan to 26-21 win over Bethel and Kansas Conference title.

Bob Pettit, lanky St. Louis sharpshooter and second highest scorer, in NBA history, had himself a time as he rattled baskets for 88 points in three games last week to help highflying Hawks maintain lead in league's Western Division.

Richard S. Tufts, quietly efficient golfing veteran from Pinehurst, N.C., generally acknowledged to be one of game's top officials, has been nominated to serve his second term as president of amateur United States Golf Association.