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September 20, 1965 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Fishermen and hunters find bargains at a London firm's monthly auction

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Johnny Longden

Johnny Comes Riding Home

At 59, John Longden is old for a jockey—but you would never have known it to see him on his 6,000th winner

By Pat Ryan

Booktalk

A chess expert studies the moves in the life and games of young Bobby Fischer

By Robert Cantwell

College Football 65

THE COLLEGE GUNS GO VROOM!

...AND NEBRASKA HAS THE GUNS

The language and the rules both change this season, but the Cornhuskers will be strong again and should finally 'gore' the others to win the mythical national title

By Dan Jenkins

King Arthur

ARTHUR WAS KING FOR A DAY

When young Arthur Ashe cut down Roy Emerson of Australia it looked as if an American might finally win the U.S. singles title, but the wily Manuel Santana of Spain put an abrupt end to that dream.

By Joe Jares

Whodunits

THE HORSE-SHOW WHODUNITS

In a series of unrelated tragedies, three people and 25 horses have been killed and a fourth person stabbed. All of the cases have led to bizarre disclosures, and none appears to be near a solution.

By Alice Higgins

College Football 1965

SCOUTING REPORTS

A PLAIN FULL OF HOSSES

By Dan Jenkins

NOT A PASSING FANCY

By Dan Jenkins

NO END TO THE TIDE

By Dan Jenkins

THE TROJANS: A NOBLE GLOW

By Dan Jenkins

TEXAS HAS A HORN OF PLENTY

By Dan Jenkins

A LOT PACKED IN A LITTLE

By Dan Jenkins

THE COLLEGE GAME IS BEST

Pro football is for fat linemen, quarterbacks who cannot run and coaches who never vary an offense. So argues the author, who adds it is but a pale imitation of the intercollegiate brand

By John Underwood

People

PEOPLE

Pro Football

The flanker who catches too many passes

When poor Charley Hennigan set a pro record of 101 receptions last year his own Houston Oiler coaches sighed: they wanted fewer catches and more scores. As this season opened, Charley was trying to please

By Edwin Shrake

Horse Racing

A Ribot and a Tom Fool lead all the rest

Between them, Graustark (Ribot) and Buckpasser (Tom Fool) have won 11 of 12 2-year-old races but they probably will not meet until next winter in Florida. Then, every start will be a prelude to the Kentucky Derby

By Whitney Tower

Baseball

Joe Hustle may bring the flag to the Reds

That's what they call Cincinnati's Pete Rose, who runs to first on walks and leads the league in base hits. His new-found double-play skills could win the pennant

By Jack Mann

Bridge

A tall man takes a long chance

By Charles Goren

Charles Ritz

Ritz Isn't Ritzy but He Has a Cast System

As every hotelman and fisherman knows, it is how you present the lure that counts. World travelers and Risle trout can attest to the excellence of Monsieur Charles

By Jack Olsen

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Mark Mulvoy

Football's Week

The 15 hardest picks

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 Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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