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December 11, 1967 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

The old-fashioned hoop and hoople stick are back in orbit with a space-age name

By Jeannette Bruce

Yesterday

The Parson Made Them Pop

When not pondering ways to save his flock, the minister of Belhelvie was often thinking about gunpowder

By J.A. Maxtone Graham

Booktalk

A new biography depicts Arnold Palmer less as a hero, more as a human being

By Jeannette Bruce

Socko Hockey

YOU GOTTA HAVE SOCK

And in hockey's biggest, most unpredictable season, Boston has it, with Bobby Orr picking up where Yaz left off in the city of wonders. The Bruins have been helped by trades, a new boss, a new spirit

By Pete Axthelm

ONE TITLE DOWN...TWO TO GO

Taking advantage of an injudicious blitz, Oakland whipped San Diego and won the California State Championship of the AFL

By Edwin Shrake

Coming-Out Parties

A COUPLE OF COMING-OUT PARTIES

Rick Mount and Calvin Murphy made their debuts in losing causes, but both were smashers. Rick's Purdue team nearly upset champion UCLA and Calvin scored 41 for Niagara

By Joe Jares

Jimmy Ellis' Show

JIMMY ELLIS GETS HIS OWN SHOW

He was always the other heavyweight from Louisville. Saturday he emerged from the shadow of Muhammad Ali, ignored some advice from his former boss and used his own devices to beat Oscar Bonavena

By Mark Kram

The Pillage

HOW TO STOP THE PILLAGE OF AMERICA

By Robert H. Boyle

Bloody Sail

A BLOODY WILD WAY TO GO SAILING

In the old days (above) Australia's small-boat sailors piled 14 men and a boy in their 18-footers and bashed each other's heads in. Now they just pile on sail and try to sink the enemy

By Coles Phinizy

People

PEOPLE

College Football

In a boneyard for favorites

Underdog Navy surprised Army with an outdated I offense and an I-got-you defense to win one it had been waiting 364 days to play

By John Underwood

Tennis

A tonic for a game with tired blood

Promoter Dave Dixon (below) is out to sign the top amateurs into a gaudy, money-making pro league

By Frank Deford

Cross Country

A long, cold run on the heights of Wyoming

In what served as a test of the altitude problems Olympic runners will face at lofty Mexico City—and never mind the wind and the snow—the NCAA championship was held in Laramie, way up there at 7,200 feet

By Pete Axthelm

Bowling

Far piece from Oconomowoc

Jack Connaughton seldom had left his tiny Wisconsin home town. Then he traveled to Paris and won the world amateur bowling title

By Gwilym S. Brown

Chili Fix

THE GREAT CHILI CHAMPIONSHIP FIX

When Author H. Allen Smith claimed he knew more about chili than anyone else, some simmering Texans challenged him to a cookoff that wound up in controversy and settled nothing, including stomachs

By Gary Cartwright

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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