The Middle East is embroiled in the Six-Day War, and Haight-Ashbury is awash in hippies. The champion 76ers are hailed as possibly the NBA's best ever—Chamberlain, Walker, Jackson, Greer, Cunningham. The Cardinals, Packers, Maple Leafs, Alcindor's Bruins and O.J.'s Trojans are groovy. Outta sight. Right-on.
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A correspondent in San Francisco vouches for it: As a cable car approached Clay Street one afternoon last week, the gripman called out, "Muhammad Alley."
For several days before the Ector Eagles met the Dumas Demons in an Odessa, Texas, high school football game, the sign outside the Temple Baptist Church read: WE ARE AGAINST DEMONS, TOO.
Bowl News I: Down at the lanes, they've got an automatic scorer!
November 15, 1989
Bowl News II: In what will be known as the Ice Bowl, Bart Starr's TD sneak gives the Packers a 21-17 NFL-title-game win over Dallas.
A woman entrant, K. (for Kathrine) Switzer, eludes an objecting Boston Marathon official.
Dustin Hoffman gets a "Graduate" education.
Carl Yastrzemski wins the Triple Crown.
Ty Cobb, here he comes. Pete Rose, 26, raises his hit total to 899. Only 3,293 to go.
"Because if things didn't work out, I didn't want to blow the whole day."
—PAUL HORNUNG, EX-PACKER STAR, WHEN ASKED WHY HE GOT MARRIED AT 11 A.M.