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Yesterday

Great Asterisk Football Game

The Boston College team (above) played a wild match with Holy Cross in 1896—and the score is still in dispute

By Parton Keese

Notre Dame

A CATCH—AND CRASH GOES NOTRE DAME!

By John Underwood

FAST HANDS AND PURPLE LIGHTS

The hands belong to José Torres, and by pounding stubborn old Bobo Olson down to a first-round defeat they began to restore the adulation José once enjoyed in the lurid glow of Harlem's nightspots

By Edwin Shrake

Vintage Year

VINTAGE YEAR FOR PRO ROOKIES

College Basketball 1965

An Ivy Leaguer Is the Best

There is an air of uncertainty about this season all over the country. Because the collegiate roster is bursting with good teams, hardly a conference race can be predicted with confidence, let alone the NCAA championship. No doubts exist on one count, however: the finest player in sneakers leads the forces of a most unlikely campus

By Frank Deford

Cry Havoc from the Bench

Scouting Reports

Scouting Reports

As the first often thousand basketballs swishes through the cords in anger this week, signaling the start of the four-month college season, Sports Illustrated selects the 20 best teams and, on page 73, notes others that may surprise

Defenses

Zone Defenses Set the Style

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Pro Football

The tastemakers are fed up

In the world of upward-mobile achievers, the TV set may be tuned to the New York Giants, but it is unfashionable to pay very much attention

By Huston Horn

Boating

Two seagoing Bearcats beat the odds and the kids

The hopelessly confused start shown above, some old-fashioned sailing skill and several pieces of good fortune were the ingredients when

By Hugh Whall

Bridge

Old hands with new tricks

At the Trials in Dallas to form a North American entry in the 1965 World Championship, three seasoned pairs whip some younger rivals

By Charles Goren

Pop!

POP GOES THE FERRET!

With the questing instincts of a fox and a build like a wet noodle, the ferret rivaled any hunter. So society passed laws against him, Ferretville, U.S.A. died and the author was left with memories of a wriggly pocket

By Bil Gilbert

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD