Contents

December 05, 1960

16 Then the Eagle Swooped
Philadelphia, turning opportunity into touchdowns, whipped the Giants and neared the Eastern title

20 Boom! Go the Billikens
St. Louis University won the NCAA soccer championship in a sparkling finale against Maryland

25 A Double Double for Allen
Al Lawrence took the NCAA and AAU cross-country races for the second straight year

30 Lullaby of Birdland
A hit record called Young and Nesting Crows is knocking them dead in Ontario

32 How Pure Can a Game Get?
Johns Hopkins has de-emphasized football to achieve an almost total lack of interest

44 Away from the Starting Gate
Striking color photographs reveal the first two seconds of action in a horse race

68 Shortswing by the Masters
Ski Coach Willy Schaeffler and Olympian Hanspeter Lanig get at the essence of modern ski technique

78 Sam Snead and the Serpent
Gerald Holland begins a lively excursion into the colorful private life of the wonderful pro

The departments

9 Scorecard
12 Editorials
15 Coming Events
53 Hockey
56 Dogs
62 College Football
68 Skiing
72 Charles Goren
76 Pro Basketball
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole
96 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 93

Cover photograph by Arnold Newman

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Next week

The annual Basketball Special Issue salutes a new season with Scouting Reports of 180 major college teams. Coach Ray Meyer describes how De Paul prepares its offense, in six pages of text and drawings. Color photographs capture the excitement of the Dixie Classic tournament. In the same issue, Part II of the Sam Snead story, plus all the news of other sports and all of our regular features.

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