BEST CATCH OF THE YEAR
As Iowa End Jim Gibbons (88) reached up, without breaking stride, to haul in Kenny Ploen's soft, 17-yard, third-quarter pass in the end zone, Iowa's 34-year itch was over: beating Ohio State 6-0, the triumphant Hawkeyes clinched a tie for the Big Ten title and a first Rose Bowl trip
Sniffing roses, Tackle Alex Karras dreams of bowl glory for Iowa at Pasadena.
THE SPIRIT OF MELBOURNE
November 26, 1956
World tensions and differences of language and custom proved no barrier to competitors in the Olympic Village who found quick cameraderie on sport's common ground
Smiling divers Udalov Genadi (U.S.S.R.), Jeanne Stunyo (left), Barbara Gilders (both U.S.) enjoy poolside break.
Uke-playing Czech Cycling Coach Charley Dou?ek (left) strums serenades under Olympic Village dorm windows.
Obliging Italian athlete, Giovanni Lievore, autographs the forearms of Australian Olympic Village staff members.
Lindy-hopping hop, step and jumper Bill Sharpe and broad jumper Willie White demonstrate U.S. jive in rec room.
Piggy-Backing featherweight weight lifting competitors Isaac Berger (top) and Ivan Udodov give novel boost to U.S.-Russian amity.
Comparing friendly weapons are (left to right) Javelineers Anna Wojtaszek, Kohgela Kokjaweka, Marjorie Larney and Urszula Figwer.
THE EXACT MO MEN
Richard Meek, aboard the schooner "Barlovento," had camera and eye ready when, like a ghostly bedsheet, a way-ward spinnaker on the Naval Academy yawl "Royono"streamed over Chesapeake Bay in a 20-mph northeaster as her crew struggled to lower sail. Despite the mishap, the 71-foot craft won the 100-mile Skipper race off Annapolis