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Dec. 06, 1965
Dec. 06, 1965

Table of Contents
Dec. 6, 1965

Yesterday
Alabama
College Basketball 1966
Football's Week
  • USC's Mike Garrett did it—he broke the NCAA three-year career rushing record. And Alabama and Nebraska did it, too—The Tide crushed Auburn to take the Southeastern Conference title and the Cornhuskers finished undefeated for the first time in 50 years. For the rest it was a time of tradition, and no game was more fraught with it than the one Navy played with Army (below)

People
Pro Football
Enemies In Speedland: Part II
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

Contents

36 'Bama Plows Them Under
The jokes flew, a traditional rivalry thrived and the sophisticates of Alabama rolled over their country cousins

This is an article from the Dec. 6, 1965 issue

40 The Giant They Love to Hate
Color pictures of the title fight show Clay at work, and Gilbert Rogin answers some intriguing postfight questions

College Basketball 1966

46 Before the season begins, a startling upset in L.A.
48 The top 20 teams in order of rank
48 ST. JOSEPH'S
51 KANSAS
52 DUKE
52 VANDERBILT
53 UCLA
54 MICHIGAN
54 SAN FRANCISCO
57 OHIO STATE
57 LOUISVILLE
58 NEW MEXICO
59 PROVIDENCE
59 BRADLEY
60 KENTUCKY
60 IOWA
65 MARYLAND
65 BOSTON COLLEGE
66 WEST VIRGINIA
66 TEXAS TECH
67 TENNESSEE
67 KANSAS STATE
68 A portfolio of color photographs on Duke's Bob Verga
77 The year's No. 1 topic: how to beat the zone press

97 Rookie of the Year
Chicago's Gale Sayers may have clinched that award in the NFL with a big day against New York

110 Part II: Enemies in Speedland
The feuding Arfons brothers battle each other and Craig Breedlove as the land-speed war gets hot

The departments

27 Scorecard
88 Football's Week
94 People
97 Pro Football
100 Bridge
141 For the Record
142 19th Hole

Credits on page 141

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer

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Next week

The best pro receiver is Lance Alworth of the San Diego Chargers, a superb athlete who believes he would do right well in the lofty NFL, too. A word portrait by Edwin Shrake.

Guy the unknown was Guy Rodgers of the San Francisco Warriors after seven years in pro basketball. Suddenly he has become one of the most prolific scorers in the NBA.

Homeless Glitterbugs have found a haven in Florida at the new Palm Bay Club. Alfred Wright offers a wry report on a much-needed sanctuary for sporty Jet Set members.