17 Best of the Ivies
A de-emphasized brand of football still produces outstanding players—and interesting young men
22 Awesome Rebirth of the Colts
Baltimore's Colts are back in form, and it's bad news for San Francisco's failing 49ers
32 Poor Show in Moscow
The visiting American hockey players, billed as champions, weren't quite up to it
37 Home-town Boy Makes Good
Popular Peter Thomson led the Australians to an easy victory in Canada Cup play
44 The Gift of Giving
For Christmas, a collection of wonderful items to warm a sportsman's heart and hearth
56 A New Approach to the Shortswing
In the first of two parts, Willy Schaeffler introduces the sensational Sprungwedeln
66 England's Golden Pools
With a bet of a few pennies a football fan can win a half million dollars. By Emily Hahn
10 Football's 10th Week
14 Coming Events
24 Wonderful World
28 Events & Discoveries
51 Sport in Art
53 Charles Goren
55 Tip from the Top
79 19th Hole
84 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 7
Cover: Bringing back the bird
Thousands of proud, sturdy retrievers, like this Chesapeake of Kenneth Hard, are bringing back the game this fall. For the showcase of the very best, turn to page 26.
Photograph by Toni Frissell
•The annual salute to college basketball is highlighted by John G. Zimmerman's unique color photographs and Basketball Editor Jeremiah Tax's scouting reports on 182 teams.
•Another double-barreled look at the football season: the always surprising collegians turn one last time to tradition while the pros slam-bang their way toward decision.
•In A Rough Ride with Retrievers, Theodore Roosevelt III tells how his marriage almost went to the dogs (Labradors) and how he and his wife finally managed to retrieve it.