Table of Contents

November 25, 1957

REASON TAKES A HOLIDAY 18
The amazing, the unbelievable—Notre Dame upsets "invincible" Oklahoma; plus other shocks and surprises from Football's Ninth Week

A REVOLUTIONARY NEW WAY TO SKI

WILLY SCHAEFFLER'S first lesson in the shortswing technique 34
The latest and the best in functional equipment for the skier 47
BONNIE PRUDDEN gets the U.S. team in shape with basic exercises 52

TRIUMPH AND MYSTERY AT THE GARDEN 62
U.S. riders won in New York, but what happened to the General? By ALICE HIGGINS

A BAD FIGHT 64
...that a pathetic Hurricane Jackson "din' want to lose." By JAMES MURRAY

BIGFOOT CAME HOME 68
A thrilling end to the motor sports season, told by KENNETH RUDEEN

THE INDOOR LOOK FOR CHRISTMAS 72
New games for the holidays—and new clothes to play them in. IN COLOR

BIRDS OVER BLENHEIM 76
TONI FRISSELL goes hunting with the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough

THE DEPARTMENTS

SCOREBOARD 4
HICKMAN'S HUNCHES 8
PIGSKIN PANORAMA 9
PRO PARADE 10
FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 11
FROM THE FLYWAYS 11
COMING EVENTS 14
EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 25
WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 29
TIP FROM THE TOP 61
CARDS ON THE TABLE 82
HOTBOX 84
THE 19TH HOLE 86
PAT ON THE BACK 88

COVER: WILLY SCHAEFFLER

Drawing by Robert Riger

Willy Schaeffler, Denver ski coach, stars in the latest in a distinguished line of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED instructional series, from Golfer Ben Hogan to Bowler Don Carter. To see how Artist Robert Riger dramatizes the Schaeffler technique, turn to page 34.

Acknowledgments on page 11

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

A NEW LOOK AT THE U.S.S.R.
In 24 pages, 16 of them in full color, Photographer Jerry Cooke documents Russia's drive for fitness and supremacy in sports

PLUS:
A PREVIEW OF THE ARMY-NAVY GAME—WITH FULL SCOUTING REPORTS ON THE OLD RIVALS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)