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Shopwalk

Imaginative sporting games that the whole family can enjoy are good presents for Christmas

By Paul Stewart

Table of Contents

HOCKEY SCHEDULE

NHL games through February 4

Alabama

THE BEAR AND ALABAMA COME OUT ON TOP

With a violent 34-0 victory over archrival Auburn, Bear Bryant's Crimson Tide finished a perfect season. Now Bear points for the Sugar Bowl and recognition as the No. 1 team

By Roy Terrell

AGONY INSTEAD OF ROSES IN COLUMBUS

When Ohio State's faculty voted against sending its football team to the Rose Bowl, students erupted in wild demonstrations and for two days terrorized many of the school's professors

A MILD CHAMPION BEATS AN INFERIOR BRAWLER

In Toronto, Floyd Patterson almost absentmindedly contains Tom McNeeley's gallant but wild rushes and in four rounds drops him eight times—the last time for keeps

By Gilbert Rogin

A BRILLIANT CASE OF MUSCLE OVER MUSCLE

Green Bay mashed the Giants last Sunday right in the place where it hurt most—their defensive line

By Tex Maule

College Basketball 1961-62

FIRST SALVO IN A SHOOTING WAR

With a flock of superb senior players, the colleges launch a season of great expectations, only slightly flawed by offstage rumbles from last year's fixes

By Ray Cave

AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL IS A BOY WITH A BASKETBALL

SCOUTING REPORTS

Compiled by: Ray Cave, ARLIE W. SCHARDT, Nancy Pierce

YANKEE

IVY

MID-ATLANTIC

SOUTHERN

MID-AMERICAN

ATLANTIC COAST

SOUTHWEST

OHIO VALLEY

MISSOURI VALLEY

BORDER

BIG TEN

BIG EIGHT

SOUTHEASTERN

ROCKY MT.

SKYLINE

WEST COAST

PACIFIC GROUP

INDEPENDENTS

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Walter Bingham

Horse Shows

If you aim O'Malley he'll jump

...but the problem is to aim him. That's what Jim Elder did at the Toronto Royal show, to take top honors in the year's last big event

By Alice Higgins

Fast Draw

HIGH NOON FOR THE FAST DRAW

By Huston Horn

Winners Of The Silver Goalposts

The Silver All-Americas, 1936-61

They were football-playing seniors 25 autumns ago; they were nominated by their alma maters for Sports Illustrated's annual career awards; and—for what they accomplished then and since—they have been elected the Silver Anniversary All-Americas of 1961. Herewith the portrait of a generation

By Robert Cantwell

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

RAYMOND KAIGHN

Too many whistles

Departments

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