A nation grieves and a little boy salutes after a young president is slain in Dallas. A Washington throng—and generations to come—share Martin Luther King's dream. On the playing fields, the laurels go to Sandy Koufax's Dodgers, who sweep the Yankees, as well as to the Celtics, the Maple Leafs and the Bears, and Loyola of Chicago in basketball and Texas on the gridiron.
NBC announced last week that it has canceled plans to televise the annual Blue-Gray football game in Montgomery, Ala., because Negroes will not be allowed to play.
—SI. Nov. 18
CBS introduces instant replay. CBS introduces instant replay.
John-John pays his respects.
November 15, 1989
For the first time, the majority of the players in the NCAA title game are black: four on Loyola, three on Cincinnati.
Let's see now, Sandy,...25-5, 1.88 ERA, 11 shutouts, one no-hitter, two World Series victories, Cy Young award.... Not a bad year, kid.
Kodak's new Instamatic will revolutionize vacations.
Bo knows nightlife: Bo Belinsky (with fiancèe Mamie Van Doren).
After 3,630 hits, a Cardinal calls it quits.
Navy quarterback Roger Staubach wins the Heisman, but the pros will have to wait. First, it's anchors aweigh.
"When you win, you eat better, sleep better and your beer tastes better. And your wife looks like Gina Lollobrigida."
—JOHNNY PESKY, BOSTON RED SOX MANAGER
"There's too much singing."
—SONNY LISTON, WALKING OUT ON A PERFORMANCE OF THE MUSICAL "FLOWER DRUM SONG"