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January 9, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 6 to January 12

Bowl Games

THEY RAN ALL THE WAY

THE WILDEST ROSE

An invading horde of friends and relatives watched Washington and Minnesota win half a game apiece, but in the end the Huskies ran the higher score with a swift and artful offense

By Alfred Wright

HOMEWORK PAYS OFF

Pregame study and on-field power won the Orange for Missouri. At the movies the Tigers learned how to smother Joe Bellino, snatch Hal Spooner's passes and destroy Navy on the ground

By Walter Bingham

WINNING TOE FOR DUKE

Superior weight and condition, plus one good kick, were enough to undo favored Arkansas

By Wes Wise

JAKE FOR OLE MISS

Jake Gibbs, that is. He had a bad day, but he was good enough to beat Rice

By John Wilds

The Happy Face of Pro Football

Sportsman Of The Year

Sportsman of the Year: Arnold Palmer

For dominating the game of golf with a bold determination while adding to its splendor with genuine graciousness and charm, the editors of Sports Illustrated award the Grecian amphora, a classic symbol of pure excellence, to 1960's star Arnold Palmer

By Ray Cave

OTHERS WORTHY OF HONOR

Pro Football

A big run wins for a big defense

A spectacular kickoff return in the first quarter set up the Philadelphia Eagles' first world championship in 11 years, but a stubborn unyielding defense made the run count

By Tex Maule

A big pass wins in a new league

College Basketball

What it takes to be tops

By Mervin Hyman

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pat On The Back

EDITH ANNE JOHNSON

Two-timing champion

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Sidney L. James

Events, Discoveries and Opinions

FACES IN THE CROWD