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Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

49 Yards

49 YARDS AND ONE FOOT

The latter belonged to Pat Summerall, and with it he wrought the miracle which put New York into a playoff

By Tex Maule

Puerto Rico Golf

NEW COURSE IN PUERTO RICO

By Herbert Warren Wind

THE CASE OF THE CROOKED KENNELMAIDS

A murky tale of drugged racing dogs is exposed in England and seven wailing young ladies are trotted off to jail

Boxing

...ET TOUJOURS LE CHAMPION!

After four trips to the canvas a venerable but gallant Archie Moore saved his championship by knocking out French Canada's hero, Yvon Durelle, and so set a new KO record

By Martin Kane

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE PROPER STUDY OF SPORTSMEN

Preview

INSIDE THE BOWLS

Red Grange makes his predictions and analyses of the annual football classics, and the football staff and correspondents present their scouting reports on the contestants. On the right are the TV data for each game. Save them and the scouting reports for use during the games

By Red Grange

ROSE BOWL

Two offense-minded teams meet in finale of the lopsided series between the winners of the Big Ten and Pacific Coast Conferences

COTTON BOWL

A small young Air Force team meets a large young Texas Christian team, and the odds, as usual, favor the side with the bigger guns

SUGAR BOWL

Big, fast LSU faces big, not-so-fast Clemson and the race, despite the parable of the tortoise and the hare, should go to the swift

ORANGE BOWL

Two plodding teams with little guile and much power will try to run over and through one another. A surprise pass might win it

GATOR BOWL

Florida, a team which defends magnificently, meets a Mississippi team which does everything pretty well but may not score enough this time

Champions in Fine Plumage

Skating

First of two Parts: THE JOYOUS ART OF FIGURE SKATING

Maribel Vinson, winner of 15 national titles, explains the ABCs of a fast-growing pastime

By Maribel Vinson

Goren Quiz

GOREN'S YEAR-END QUIZ

Food

Hot candidate for a Christmas punch bowl

Christmas has many meanings, all of them reasons for celebration. Here is a wonderfully festive drink for holiday parties

By Mary Frost Mabon

Napier Plan

COMMISSIONER FELS NAPIER'S PLAN TO SAVE BASEBALL

By Gerald Holland

THE TIGER AND THE FLY

Prime ministers are seldom free of their countries' problems. But when Ylla, Sports Illustrated's late great animal photographer, found Pandit Nehru of India in his garden a while back, he was playing with a baby tiger.

Silver All-America

1958 SILVER ANNIVERSARY ALL-AMERICA

THE JUDGES

First challenge was to U.S. college and university presidents to choose and endorse an athlete of 25 years ago. Then it was the task of these judges to review the citations and elect 25

FROM YESTERDAY TO NOW

The Silver All-Americas have a notable achievement in common: that of living through the wild weather of the past 25 years with success and service to America

By John K. Tibby

1933-58 MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT

Meet them here in vignette, with then-and-now pictures: 25 football players of 25 years ago who today serve their fellows as lawyers and judges, ranchers and executives, soldiers and theologians, medical men and atomic scientists

Family Skiing

Friendly Blizzard

In New England, when the heavy snow falls, it's good news for families: they ski en masse—and love it

THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T

By Jules Feiffer

James Michael Curley

On the veranda with JAMES MICHAEL CURLEY

A gentle hurrah for the last of the great bosses, who loved sports as much as he did people who voted early-and often

By Herbert Warren Wind

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pat On The Back

Don McCain

By 'I bet we could beat anybody'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

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