Dec. 05, 1966
Dec. 05, 1966

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Dec. 5, 1966

Catered Affair
Rampaging Cowboys
Chasing Girls
  • That was the sport in St. Louis last week, where 107 female distance runners pursued each other for a mile and a half in an effort to win the women's cross-country championship and a little recognition

Cleve's Payday
College Football
  • In the last big week of the season Notre Dame bounced back to make a strong claim to be the nation's No. 1 team, even as Alabama's Bear Bryant was putting in a pitch on behalf of his unbeaten Southern powerhouse. The Southwest Conference, after a year of upsets, finally got a clear-cut champion in SMU, but anxious bowl promoters had no such luck. Three of their chosen teams went down in defeat, with Nebraska's superstitious Cornhuskers (below) making the loudest crash of all

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


The kids get taller, the courts seem smaller and the scores go higher. The game itself is faster and demands a hip audience. On the following 34 pages are keys to appreciation of the action to come—the first closeup portrait of Lew Alcindor, color photographs of UCLA's superb sophomores, scouting reports on the top teams in the major conferences and the latest approaches to the pertinent problem of how to stop the tall, tall men.

This is an article from the Dec. 5, 1966 issue