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September 25, 1967 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A former U.S. doubles champion looks at the national singles championships

By Kim Chapin

Yesterday

A Death Wish for Alma Mater

By Gordon G. Beld

Great Play

'ONE MORE GREAT PLAY'

That is what UCLA Coach Tommy Prothro is asking for in the dramatic scene at right, and a moment later both Tennessee and the imploring crowd in the Los Angeles Coliseum saw Gary Beban's answer

By Dan Jenkins

Bean-Can Bout

A BEAN-CAN BOUT IN FRANKFURT

From promotion to fight, it was all very much second-class as ungainly Oscar Bonavena easily beat his inept foe to the punch

By Mark Kram

THE CHAMP WAS REALLY LOADED

Carrying a record 172 pounds, Quick Pitch easily won the Rouge Dragon, his sixth straight victory at high weights. He is so good that he may challenge Europe's best hurdlers on their courses next year

By Whitney Tower

Spiritual New Go

SPIRITUALLY SET FOR A NEW GO

Middleweight Champion Nino Benvenuti has his Beethoven, Challenger Emile Griffith his apples-peaches-pumpkin-pie mother. In a close matchup, the heavier Italian should win

By Gilbert Rogin

Tahoe's Incline

TAHOE'S INCLINE LEANS ON TOTAL SPORT

By Pamela Knight

College Football

Finally Tennessee State didn't have a prayer

The Tigers call their quarterback, Eldridge Dickey, The Lord's Prayer, but after a long, painful night out West, Dickey was flat on his back and San Diego State was the best small-college team in the U.S.

By Gary Ronberg

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Motor Sports

New skin for a familiar tiger of the road

As the Corvette sports car turns 16, it loses the Sting Ray name and gains a racy look for 1968

By Kim Chapin

Pro Football

A break, a wrench and a march of new quarterbacks

Miami had settled its passing problems with unheralded John Stofa. But the season had barely begun when Stofa and a dream were gone

By Edwin Shrake

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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