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September 19, 1960 Table Of Contents

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College Leaders

COLLEGE LEADERS

The elected captains of the major football teams in the East and South for this year

Yesterday

Olympic Bridesmaid

Ralph Metcalfe, best sprinter of the early '30s, won everything but the race that really counted

By Arlie W. Schardt

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS September 16 to September 22

Editorials

A GRAND OLYMPIAD

THE END IN ROME

Olympics

THE MOST EXCITING FIVE MINUTES

They came in the final event of the decathlon, as two of the world's finest athletes fought a desperate, lonely duel

By Tex Maule

ONE FOR THE HOSTS

By Kenneth Rudeen

THREE FOR SOME GUESTS

By Martin Kane

Young Birds

THE HUNGRY YOUNG BIRDS

Babes in the American League woods, the Baltimore Orioles are giving New York and Chicago a fine-feathered fight for the pennant

By Walter Bingham

LOW POINT FOR TENNIS

The nonamateurs at Forest Hills prove that it is becoming increasingly difficult to put on their championships without champions

By Gilbert Rogin

AFL VERDICT: NOT QUITE A HIT

The crowds were small and the play ragged, but at least the show has begun

By Robert Boyle

College Football 1960

A WIDE OPEN SEASON

It's the same game, but a brilliant corps of quarterbacks should produce lots of touchdowns and lots of fun for fans

By Herman Weiskopf

A CLOSE-IN VIEW OF FOOTBALL

The East

Things have changed in the once underprivileged East, where muscles have grown bigger and the TV cameras are focused on the running quarterback

By Mervin Hyman

The South

Not since the Confederacy has the South had so many generals, and their battle plans will include an aerial barrage to go with the usual tight defense

By Mervin Hyman

The Midwest

The Big Ten lacks stars or supporting players, but recruiters have done their prompting well in the neighboring Big Eight and Mid-American Conferences

By Mervin Hyman

BIG MEN OF THE MIDWEST

By Mervin Hyman

The Southwest

The wires are humming with big news from the Southwest. The word is that Texas football is going to be as wild on the ground as in the air this fall

By Mervin Hyman

The West

The offensive mechanisms have been adjusted by the coaches, the players are better than ever before and the resurgent West is ready for its finest season

By Mervin Hyman

The Small Colleges

There are no rich payoffs for these plucky fellows, but their football is exciting and purposeful

By Mervin Hyman

Scouting Reports

SCOUTING REPORTS

Nature

The dying thunder of hoofbeats

A roundup on the prairies of Idaho may be the beginning of the end for the wild horse of the West

By Huston Horn

Boxing

Really a hug fest

Sonny Liston grappled with Eddie Machen for 12 rounds, and only the fans were losers

By Emmett Watson

Ole Miss

BABES, BRUTES AND OLE MISS

Successful football and dazzling Miss Americas are the products of Mississippi's hell-for-leather tradition

By Joe David Brown

FINAL OLYMPIC SCOREBOARD

Preseason Football's Week

PRESEASON FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Maury Allen

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pat On The Back

HENRY CLINESCHMIDT

'They kicked me out'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Sidney L. James

Events and Discoveries of the Week

FACES IN THE CROWD