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January 10, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

A salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not its tallest headlines

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What should the owners of the major league baseball teams do for their players? (Asked of the player representatives.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Football's Fiesta Day

FOOTBALL'S FIESTA DAY

1955 Rose Bowl: OHIO 20 SOUTHERN CAL 7

FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, THE WEATHER WAS ALMOST A BIGGER STORY THAN THE GAME. IT WAS HARD TO TELL WHICH CAUSED THE MOST CHAGRIN: THE DOWNPOUR OR THE TEAM WHICH LOST AGAIN

By Henry R. (red) Sanders/Head Coach Of Unbeaten UCLA

NAVY 21 MISSISSIPPI 0

By Herman Hickman

GEORGIA TECH 14 ARKANSAS 6

By Bud Wilkinson

DUKE 34 NEBRASKA 7

By Gen. Bob Neyland

The Wonderful World Of Basketball

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BASKETBALL

Spectacle

STRUB'S SANTA ANITA

In horse racing's most spectacular setting a onetime second baseman and former dentist guides the destinies of prospering Santa Anita, where pansies and $100,000 stakes bloom and $2 bettors rate

By Jim Murray

SPECTACLE

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

THE EDITORS NOTE WITH ADMIRATION SAMMY LEE'S REBUTTAL TO AN ASIAN COMMUNIST, THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S DEMAND FOR TENNIS BRIEFING AND THE DESCENT OF 26 CALIFORNIA KELPS ON NEW YORK

NCAA Fight

TV MONEY MAY WRECK COLLEGE ATHLETICS

The NCAA program for controlling football telecasts is under attack at a meeting now being held in New York. Its creator, Robert Hall, former director of athletics at Yale, charges here that a few large schools are ready to sink all the rest in their eagerness to monopolize the TV dollar

By Robert Hall

Pheasant Shoot

PHEASANTS FROM THE HILL

On an unusual hunting preserve at Millbrook, N.Y., birds are flown from a hilltop in a deliberate attempt to make it tough for the gunners below

Under 21

OFF HIS ROCKER ABOUT SOCCER

Jerry Finkel of Lafayette High loves this rugged game above all others—and he's tops at it, too

By Duane Decker

HIS MAJESTY, THE COLONEL

Winner of more best-in-show awards than any other setter, Rock Falls Colonel is now going after the title of "The World's Greatest Show Dog"

By Reginald Wells

Bowling

ALL-STAR: II

It's a tough choice among the men in the upcoming classic—but here are the best

By Victor Kalman

SKIING IN AFRICA

Skiing in Africa? Yes indeed! Hard by the blazing Sahara in the Atlas Mountains, as high and snowy as the Alps. According to Skier and Sports Photographer John Jay, they are one of the world's great skiing areas

By John Jay

Davis Cup

HOW WE LICKED THE AUSSIES

America's victory in the Davis Cup Challenge Round actually began 12 months ago—after U.S. defeat at Kooyong. There and then Captain Talbert and his squad put into effect a winning formula

By William F. Talbert/U.S. Davis Cup Team Captain

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 7 through 16

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

Compiled by Bill Wallace

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

Compiled by Ed Zern

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Basketball

ALONZO, ALONZO

"Why doncha move the ball?" asks Coach Loeffler, whose speeches help La Salle win

By Roger Kahn

Golf

REMEMBER BY?

A decade ago, Byron Nelson started a year of golf which even today seems fantastic

By Herbert Warren Wind

Tip From The Top

TIP FROM THE TOP

Particularly for beginners but useful for all golfers

By Mike Turnesa

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS