Point Of Fact
POINT OF FACT
A college basketball quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts
Gold Rush
THE GOLD RUSH THAT FAILED
In 1961 fast-buck promoters and misguided enthusiasts cooked up an alphabet soup of new leagues and new teams, but U.S. fans stood fast for quality
Girls And Boys
The Enthusiast
An Infinite Variety
The way of the world with a game is mirrored in all its astonishing variety in the following 40 pages. First, Barbara Heilman tells the very American story of Benjamin Edward Bensinger, Chicago businessman and supersportsman. Then action photographs (page 34) catch shining moments in sports that identify nations almost as their flags do. Scholarly and entertaining, Alexander Eliot (page 44) chronicles the deeds of Heracles, first of the Olympian sportsmen and a Greek hero who tamed water in ways modern conservationists are trying to imitate. Finally (page 62), a gallery of the world's loveliest sportswomen, a theme that is particularly apropos in a year in which the wife of the President of the U.S. has done so much to lend an aura of glamour to the arena of sport
The Universal Tug and Tempo of Sport
The games men play change magically from nation to nation, but each has its moments of beauty and high excitement, as the pictures below and on the next eight pages disclose. Here, for example, a village cricket match in England creates an atmosphere of late-afternoon, late-summer tranquility
Goren's Year-End Quiz
Bowls
COTTON BOWL
In Dallas, third-ranked Texas, with its elusive backs, meets fourth-ranked Mississippi, a strong passing team, in what should be the best game of New Year's Day
ORANGE BOWL
LSU, conqueror of Mississippi, tests its methodical attack in Miami against the balanced running and passing of the Big Eight champion, Colorado
SUGAR BOWL
The nation's top team, Alabama, unbeaten, untied and, in its last five games, unscored on, faces twice-beaten Arkansas in New Orleans
ROSE BOWL
Minnesota attempts to make up for last year's Rose Bowl loss when it faces the single-wing running attack of UCLA in Pasadena
GATOR BOWL
Penn State matches its flash and daring against the conservative tactics of Georgia Tech in Jacksonville on December 30
Basketball's Week
For The Record
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)