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September 19, 1966 Table Of Contents

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The Wormers

A Lively Traffic in Worms

Thousands of hard-working Maine diggers, packers and dealers turn ugly-looking sea worms into dollar signs

By Frank Graham Jr.

Shopwalk

Sailing is beating and reaching and running free; nobody loves a luffer

By Jeannette Bruce

Green Crusher

THE GREEN CRUSHER

Beginning the defense of their NFL championship, the Packers played perfect football as they shocked Johnny Unitas and the Colts with interceptions and rocked them with vintage blocking and tackling

By Tex Maule

Painful Search

PAINFUL SEARCH FOR A PENNANT

Baseball enters the stretch—and here come the colorful Dodgers, their eyes on the flag and their elbows in ice baths. A fight flares, laughter cools it, and the world champions stagger on—maybe all the way

By Jack Olsen

Muslim Minister

A MUSLIM MINISTERS TO A SOUTHPAW

A new Cassius Clay, wrapped in clerical sobriety, administered a fierce beating to Germany's unorthodox Karl Mildenberger, but the fight went 12 rounds, obscuring the point of the champ's sermon

By Martin Kane

College Football 1966

GLORY, FRUSTRATION AND A GAMUT OF EMOTIONS

'I HAVE NEVER BROKEN A CONTRACT'

South Carolina's new coach, twice the center of strident brouhahas, agrees with Bear Bryant that most pacts are a one-way street. He tells why he left LSU and Army, and says 'I have never broken a contract'

By Paul Dietzel

ANOTHER SEASON FOR MIRACLES AND—SURPRISE!—ALABAMA

The Crimson Tide will be No. 1 again, giving Coach Bear Bryant his fourth national title of the decade. But as college scores run higher and upsets become more frequent the usual number of miracles will occur, turning unknown players into overnight marvels like UCLA's Gary Beban

By Dan Jenkins

SCOUTING REPORTS

BAD AT EVERYTHING BUT WINNING

THE GHOSTLY GALLOPS OF RED

JITTERBUGGING TO A BOWL

A WILD RIDE WITH THE MUSTANGS

WOW BOYS DAZZLE THE COAST

A SLUMBERING MIDGET WOKE UP

Automobiles

Chevy's Camaro begins chasing a hot hoss

What's good for Ford is sometimes good for General Motors, it seems, as the giant Detroit automaker brings out a new four-seater of sporting character with a strong family resemblance to Dearborn's sweet-seller

By Kim Chapin

Tennis

A forgotten Aussie refreshes the memory

Unseeded by the tournament committee at Forest Hills, Fred Stolle led a horde of fellow Diggers up from down under to make a shambles of the nationals and wipe out all five members of the U.S. Davis Cup team

By Frank Deford

Boating

Toughest chicken afloat

Czech refugee Mira Slovak may think himself timid. If so, his record as the nation's top hydroplane racer proves that he is the toughest chicken afloat

By Hugh Whall

Horse Racing

Pot of gold for a nervy Cajun

By Whitney Tower

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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