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December 12, 1960 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A ski quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of both the weekend skier and the armchair expert

By Mort Lund

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS December 9 to December 15

Sugar Ray

PUT AWAY THE FLOWERS!

Everybody buried Ray Robinson last spring when he lost twice to little-known Paul Pender. But Sugar Ray came alive again Saturday when he battled Middleweight Champion Gene Fullmer to a draw

By James Murray

NO, VIRGINIA, NO SANTA CLAUS

The hapless Cavaliers, hoping to find a football victory in their stocking after 27 straight defeats, discovered, sadly, that South Carolina lacked the yuletide spirit

By Walter Bingham

Huzzah For Nassau

A LONG, LOUD HUZZAH FOR NASSAU

In its seventh year, Bahamas Speed Week enjoyed its best racing yet. Most responsible for this success is big Red Crise, an American who says: 'I'm not a peaceable man'

By Alfred Wright

THE WEST HEADS FOR A SHOWDOWN

Pro football seldom has produced a wilder, more dramatic finish. Three teams are tied for first place and two others are directly behind, but Green Bay, surprisingly, may now be the team to beat

By Tex Maule

Basketball The New Season

THE COACHES SEND THEIR TALL TROOPS INTO COMBAT

SCOUTING REPORTS

A 40-PAGE SECTION ANALYZING THE TOP CONFERENCES AND PLAYERS

By William Leggett

Scouting Reports

YANKEE

By William Leggett

IVY

By William Leggett

MID-ATLANTIC

By William Leggett

SOUTHERN

By William Leggett

SOUTHEASTERN

By William Leggett

ATLANTIC COAST

By William Leggett

SOUTHWEST

By William Leggett

OHIO VALLEY

By William Leggett

MISSOURI VALLEY

By William Leggett

MID-AMERICAN

By William Leggett

BIG TEN

By William Leggett

BIG EIGHT

By William Leggett

BORDER

By William Leggett

SKYLINE

By William Leggett

ROCKY MOUNTAIN

By William Leggett

WEST COAST

By William Leggett

PACIFIC GROUP

By William Leggett

INDEPENDENTS

By William Leggett

DePaul Offense

THE SECRET OF A GREAT OFFENSE

The offense is DePaul's, and the secret is the way Coach Ray Meyer teaches the fundamentals. Each year, with little-known players who come to him from Chicago high schools, he turns out teams that compete with the best

Skiing

Return of the prodigious native

After five years' racing on the international circuit, Bud Werner comes home to study—and to ski

By Walter Bingham

Fishing

Look, Joe, I'm the champ

An eight-ounce tarpon makes the record book under new rules for light-tackle fishing

By Martin Kane

Cards

New Aces of 1960

The Fall Nationals were the biggest ever—and they produced some surprising winners

By Charles Goren

Part II: Sam Snead And The Serpent

THE MAN GETS YOUNGER WITH AGE

At 48, Sam is always on the go. He commutes between the East Coast and Hollywood, he's up in Canada one day, down in Florida the next. He'll fly to Israel soon. He moans and groans about the frantic pace, but a young pro calls him the greatest golfer alive and an old pro says he'll get that U.S. Open title yet

By Gerald Holland

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

MANUEL SIMAS

The other Big Daddy

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Sydney L. James

Events, Discoveries and Opinions

FACES IN THE CROWD