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34 Rabbit Hunt in Vegas
Confident Cassias is still offering Patterson carrots, but Clay's manager is worried about the title fight

40 Fun Below Decks in the NFL
Baltimore and Cleveland were topside, but down in the hold several teams were involved in a furious scramble

42 Case of the Too Hot Golfer
Iowa's best amateur was winning everything, but there was trouble in Texas and now he's a loser

48 Worrying Is the Way to Win
The coach of league-leading Montreal has fretted his team to seven NHL titles and six Stanley Cups

64 A Little Tot From Possum Trot
Sudden Death Sabol, college football's least modest back, plays almost as well as he says he does

72 Gamy Days Ahead
Games that appeal to grownups as well as children will be under the Christmas tree this year

78 The Redcoats Return
During deer season landowners in Bucks County see red as they watch the annual invasion of hunters

102 Pigeon Polo in the Skies
Pigeon racing has been called poor man's polo, but this gentle hobby really arouses the beast in its enthusiasts

The departments

29 Scorecard
86 People
89 Boxing
92 Horse Racing
94 Horse Shows
98 Bridge
129 For the Record
130 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer

Credits on page 129















Next week

The title fight is on in Las Vegas, where Gilbert Rogin writes of the champion and how he won and discusses what went wrong in the hopes and plans of the man who was defeated.

Football showdown for the colleges pits Notre Dame against Michigan State and UCLA against USC. Reports on these and the other pivotal games of the last big week.

In the salt mirages of Bonneville, brother warsagainst brother. Jack Olsen begins the story of Arthur and Walter Arfons—their conflict and their race for the land-speed record.