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Browns

THE BROWNS WIN BIG IN THE EAST

By demolishing New York—the East's worst team—Cleveland proved its right to meet Baltimore, the best in the West

By Tex Maule

The Pros

...IN THE AFL, GUILE AND GO SHOULD WIN FOR THE CHARGERS

Neither the Bills nor the Patriots are likely to beat San Diego unless the game is played in fierce weather

By Edwin Shrake

THE NEW DEAL AT NOTRE DAME

Coach Johnny Dee has changed the style of basketball at South Bend and he has trained a winning team, but far more important are the steps he has taken to make it enjoyable for visitors to lose to the Irish

By Frank Deford

PREDICTABLE GLORIES AND GRAND SURPRISES

With the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck and the summer Olympics in Tokyo, sport emphasized the international in an exciting yean of PREDICTABLE GLORIES AND GRAND SURPRISES

Sportsman

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: KEN VENTURI

A fallen idol who endured three years of dark despair finds the sun again with 1964's most dramatic victory

By Alfred Wright

New Wave

THE NEW WAVE IN SPORTS

By Robert H. Boyle

Here Comes Tomorrow

Get Set, Folks, Here Comes Tomorrow

Is everybody ready? The far-out and yet-to-be ideas shown on these pages are the stuff Buck Rogers' dreams were made on—yet some are as close as television was 20 years ago. Kids who read Buck then have grown up and are really flying without wings and setting up housekeeping under the sea. The physicists are neck and neck with the fantasists, and by the time today's kindergarten crowd is in college this will be the face of the world around us

Johnson

A TOUCH AND A TOOTH OF GOLD

Pro basketball's Gus Johnson can be the game's next superstar. He is bursting with talent and drive, and all he has to overcome is a well-earned reputation for erratic behavior off court

By Mark Kram

Bowl Exposure

THE TEAMS AND HOW THEY GOT THERE

Before the hoopla of the holiday games begins, there is plenty of fancy stepping as organizing committees maneuver for the choice pairings that will draw crowds and please TV sponsors

By Dan Jenkins

People

PEOPLE

Nature

An oil-rich Texan asks the whole U.S. to visit

The schoolmasterish outdoorsman shown above owns all of the elk in Texas as well as most of the mountain range on which they roam. If he gets his way, he will share both these treasures with the U.S.

By Virginia Kraft

Bridge

A test of skill for the holiday season

By Charles Goren

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

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