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Pro Parade

The Browns are back in a remarkable resurgence after last season's dismal record. Several new stars have been added, but it is still the old Brown magic of Coach Paul Brown which is key to victory

By Kaye Kessler

Pigskin Panorama

The bowls now are settled: Rose—Ohio State and Oregon; Cotton—Navy and Rice; Sugar—Mississippi and Texas; Orange—Duke and Oklahoma; Gator—Tennessee and Texas A&M

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

From The Flyways

FROM THE FLYWAYS

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS DEC. 6-DEC. 15

DREAMING OF A BLACK CHRISTMAS

By William Talbert

CANADIAN CAPERS

Mix up the Mardi Gras, the Kentucky Derby, the Rose Bowl and the World Series and you have Canada's Grey Cup week

By Tex Maule

HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

The American Game

THE AMERICAN GAME

College basketball races onstage to begin its annual four-month run as winter's biggest campus show

By Roy Terrell

Spectacle

THE BATTLEGROUNDS

Basketball's boom has triggered a chain reaction of new multimillion-dollar arenas equipped to handle great crowds in a setting of colorful, geometric beauty

Art On The Court

ART ON THE COURT

Behind the apparently aimless swirl of 10 young men racing down a polished hardwood floor and the dynamic disarray which they present beneath the basket, there exist certain basic, even classic, patterns and skills. In instants of perfection, they also become an art, indigenous to this sport alone: the shooting, playmaking and defense which make up the game of basketball

SCOUTING REPORTS

Scouting Reports

IVY LEAGUE

MID-AMERICAN

ATLANTIC COAST

BIG EIGHT

SKYLINE

SOUTHERN

WEST COAST

ROCKY MOUNTAIN

YANKEE

BORDER

MISSOURI VALLEY

SOUTHEASTERN

OHIO VALLEY

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

PACIFIC COAST

SOUTHWEST

BIG TEN

INDEPENDENTS

Nothing Could Be Finer...

Dixie's Hero

DIXIE'S YANKEE HERO

Coach Frank McGuire, formerly of Greenwich Village, has been enthusiastically adopted as North Carolina's very own, along with a team he imported from Greater New York

By Gerald Holland

BASKETBALL'S MOODS

By Russell Hoban

Quel Homme!

AH, QUEL HOMME! OH, QUELS FEET!

The tallest man in American college basketball this year is a 7-foot-3 Frenchman from Paris who wears a size 17 shoe

By Jerry O'Brien

Yesterday

ONE HAND BEHIND HIS BACK

Hank Luisetti came out of the West to New York 21 years ago, and basketball has never been the same game since

By Les Woodcock

Figures

Figures That Tell a Story

The perennial hot debate about which conference plays the best brand of basketball is analyzed in a set of charts specially prepared for the partisan fans

The 24-Second Rule

Do Colleges Need It?

If a fellow follows sports...

By Bing Crosby

22 This exercise helps you retain or recapture the flexibility of youth

By Bonnie Prudden

Cards On The Table

THE GREATEST CRIME IN BRIDGE

By Charles Goren

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Do you think that old-time, low-scoring basketball—before Hank Luisetti popularized the one-hand jump shot—was a better and more interesting game than it is today?

By Jimmy Jemail

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

BASKETBALL'S FLYING QUEENS

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

these faces in the crowd...

focus on the deed...

FOR THE RECORD

BASKETBALL SCHEDULES

...this year, for the Midwest's outstanding college teams