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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A heavyweight championship boxing quiz to excite the memory and increase the lore of fans and armchair experts

By Mary Ann Gould

Yesterday

A Record-breaking Month

At the start of the season Rudy York was an unknown. By the end of August his name was coupled with Ruth's

By Leo Monahan

Liston

A SPARRING PARTNER LOOKS THEM OVER

Ben Skelton is 37 years old. He never got anywhere as a boxer, but he has sparred with the champs—Louis, Charles, Walcott. In the past months he has worked out with both Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson. Last week he told SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Mort Sharnik what he thinks of their chances—their strengths, weaknesses and plans

By Mort Sharnik

'Weatherly'

'WEATHERLY' UPSTAGES THE 18TH CHALLENGER

The Australian sloop 'Gretel' made a bold bid at the start, but the first race of the America's Cup series went to the U.S.

By Carleton Mitchell

...MEANWHILE, 3,000 MILES AWAY IN NEWPORT

By Arthur Zich

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1962

College Football 1962

SMALL PACKAGE OF FUN

THE BEST COLLEGE PLAYER OF ALL TIME

The author, a Yale man who grew up in the West, confined his hunt to the 20th century. His choice: a man (above) who never played for a national champion

By Alfred Wright

SCOUTING REPORTS

By Mervin Hyman

NEW STRENGTH IN OLD QUARTERS

Washington's Huskies are back on the trail to the Rose Bowl, but some of the region's best football will be played high in the Rocky Mountain states

By Mervin Hyman

A TURN TO TOUGHNESS

Bear Bryant's rugged, winning ways at Alabama have the South looking to its defenses. But a mild dissenter, Georgia Tech, should edge the Tide

By Mervin Hyman

THE SEASON OF THE SOPHOMORE

With a lot of first-year players, most Big Ten and Big Eight teams will be stronger than in 1961—but Ohio State is still best

By Mervin Hyman

STABILITY IN THE UPSET CONFERENCE

Darrell Royal's Texas Longhorns are apt to get knocked off once this year, but in a new era of consistency they are still the giants of the plains

By Mervin Hyman

A YEAR FOR STRATEGIC FINESSE

Navy depends on offense, Army on defense, but Penn State has enough of both to be the best in the East

By Mervin Hyman

PORTRAIT OF A GROWTH INDUSTRY

If you haven't heard of some of the schools, you may soon. Linfield, Florida A&M and William Jewell are small now but getting bigger

By Mervin Hyman

Hunting

Look where the big game turned up

For ages, hunters emptied their wallets chasing big game all over the world. This year they turn their attention to that fabled land of pronghorns and wapiti—the U.S.

By Virginia Kraft

Pro Football

Enter bouncing: a new tag-along league

Pro football, thanks to enterprising Midwesterners, now has its minors, and they just may show a profit

By Tex Maule

Bridge

Keep your troubles to yourself

By Charles Goren

Horse Racing

The surf and subway circuit

In futurities a continent apart, Slipped Disc and Never Bend win again, but only the latter has the look of a potential champion

By Whitney Tower

Woody Hayes

YOU LOVE WOODY OR HATE HIM

When it comes to Woody Hayes of Ohio State, there is no in-between. A man with a positive talent for controversy, he has stormed through 11 years of Big Ten football, winning, with equal ease, games, enemies and, lately, a surprising number of friends

By Roy Terrell

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Frank Deford

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

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