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November 28, 1966 Table Of Contents

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Upside-Down Game

An Upside-Down Game

College football awaited an epic that was supposed to decide the national championship. But it all fell apart when Michigan State faltered after a fast start, and Notre Dame took the easy way out

By Dan Jenkins

Duel With Death

DUEL WITH DEATH ON THE SALT

After days of probing the Bonneville Salt Flats, Art Arfons fired up his jet car, the 'Green Monster,' for a maximum assault on the land-speed record. Crashing at more than 600 mph, he somehow got out alive

By Bob Ottum

Face-Off

BILLY SURVIVES THE FACE-OFF

The biggest issue at the Houston tournament was not so much who won—Arnold Palmer did—as it was whether Casper could hold off Nicklaus and emerge as golf's leading money-winner for 1966

By Alfred Wright

Vaagg

UNTROUBLED SPORT FOR THOSE WHO PLAY VAAGG

Having invented VASSS, the scoring system that takes the love out of tennis, the author now turns to greener pastures by advancing outrageous proposals that take the hate out of golf

By James Van Alen

College Football

It's ragtime in the Rockies

The Cowboy Joes of Wyoming sang louder than ever as they gunned down Brigham Young and the Marine Corps with a hail of points

By Tom C. Brody

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Hockey

The boy on Bobby's back is back

A Red Wing who achieved fame last year by being a nuisance in the playoffs is as pesky as ever

By Gary Ronberg

Pro Football

Four-legged halfbacks and friendly wolves

You will find them in Kansas City, where the Chiefs are the AFL's best bet for the supergame with the NFL. The legs belong to Mike Garrett and Bert Coan, who function as one back, and the wolves are fans

By Edwin Shrake

Bridge

'You opened with that kind of rubbish?'

This and some other provoking questions were heard last week at the International Team Trials

By Charles Goren

Wild Race

A WILD, WICKED RACE TO THE BIG TIME

Smash him in the rear, hook him into the wall, ram him broadside if you can—that's how it's done in stock car racing. And that's how Bobby Allison, a pious and mannerly man off the tracks but a devout car-slammer on them—a dedicated engine-tinkerer, too—has clawed up from the bush leagues to become the sport's newest hero

By Kim Chapin

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