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Booktalk

The new nature books cause one reader to turn admiringly to an old master

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Yesterday

Earn Cash, Build Muscle

What boy can resist the lure of vigor, air rifles and a fortune?

By J. Norman McKenzie

Alabama

'BAMA PLOWS THEM UNDER

The rivalry was earnest when the sophisticates of Alabama met their country cousins from Auburn, but the jokes flew, the game was a model of decorum and Bear Bryant's Tide murdered the War Eagles

By John Underwood

Clay-Patterson

THE GIANT THEY LOVE TO HATE

NOT A GREAT FIGHT, BUT IT WAS A REAL ONE

By Gilbert Rogin

College Basketball 1966

THE HOT BRUBABES

The dribbles, drives and dunks begin in earnest on a thousand campus hardwood floors this week. Sports Illustrated's 40-page tribute to the oncoming four-month season starts on page 48 with its ranking, in order, of the top 20 teams in the nation. But even before the first official whistle a startling and significant development occurred in Los Angeles, where UCLA's defending champions (generally favored to retain their No. 1 status) met a much-heralded opponent at the dedication of their own new palace of sport

By Joe Jares

SCOUTING REPORTS

With the top 20 teams this year are a famous coach who adores chili, a player who may be the West Coast eating champion and an eastern star on a crash diet

LONELY AND LIVELY HOURS OF A STAR

A PRESS THAT PANICS THEM ALL

UCLA's swarming defensive style exhilarates spectators, upsets opponents and has carried the Bruins to two successive national titles. Now it has become all the rage, and college teams everywhere must prepare to handle the press, whether or not they play UCLA. Here some of the best brains in basketball discuss countermeasures

By Mervin Hyman

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

USC's Mike Garrett did it—he broke the NCAA three-year career rushing record. And Alabama and Nebraska did it, too—The Tide crushed Auburn to take the Southeastern Conference title and the Cornhuskers finished undefeated for the first time in 50 years. For the rest it was a time of tradition, and no game was more fraught with it than the one Navy played with Army (below)

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Pro Football

An extravagant outing for a rare rookie

Gale Sayers opened in New York and made a clinching argument in his case to be named the NFL's Rookie of the Year. The swift, lithe Chicago halfback ran for two touchdowns and outgained all his Giant opponents

By Tex Maule

Bridge

Up-and-down week in San Francisco

By Charles Goren

Enemies In Speedland: Part II

DUEL ON THE SALT

On Bonneville's lunar landscape Arthur Arfons saw his brother Walter attack the world land-speed record with rockets—and fail. He saw Craig Breedlove jet out ahead. Then Art roared back in his ugly-beautiful 'Green Monster' (below), and thrice he kissed her

By Jack Olsen

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

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD