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January 6, 1969 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Somewhere in every amateur's flight plan is the shop called Pilotage, Inc.

By William Furlong

Yesterday

Three-Time Champ at One Time

The little manager with the big ideas couldn't find a heavyweight so he grabbed three other divisions

By Alexander F. Treadwell

Pro Football

BALTIMORE LOWERS THE BOOM

By flattening pro football's best runner and operating their own impeccable offense with ease, the Colts won the NFL championship, whitewashing Cleveland 34-0.

By Tex Maule

JOE PASSES THE BIG TEST IN A BREEZE

As wind howled across Shea Stadium, Joe Namath came back after a near-disastrous interception to lead his Jets to victory over Oakland and on to the Super Bowl

By Edwin Shrake

BITTERSWEET DREGS IN THE CUP

A year of vast change in tennis hit its peak when a U.S. team at long last brought home the Davis Cup, but the victory was soured by rules that still make it impossible for some of the world's best players to compete

By Kim Chapin

A MARRIAGE THAT WAS DOOMED

Owner Dan Reeves of the Los Angeles Rams startled the sports world by firing a winner, Coach George Allen, but a probe of the wreckage reveals they probably were headed for a breakup from the start

By Jack Tobin

Rubber Man

THE TWO FACES OF THE RUBBER MAN

With or without Lew Alcindor, UCLA's gentle Johnny Wooden is a great coach. Which doesn't mean that everyone loves him

By Joe Jares

AFLOAT IN THE OFF SEASON

Papa The Greek

PAPA THE GREEK VS. THE HIDEOUS HOG

One of England's foremost bridge players and most prolific writers on the subject, the author first introduced the characters in this article in a delightful book, "Bridge in the Menagerie." Their counterparts can be seen at most card tables

By Victor Mollo

Horse Racing

The Señoritas of Santa Anita

An Aqueduct addict opens the season in California and discovers a new image at Arcadia but, fortunately, the old quality on the track

By M. R. Werner

College Basketball

A would-be dunker with soul

Back from Mexico City, Olympian Spencer Haywood feels inhibited by college rules, but only the least bit. He is making Detroit a power

By William F. Reed

Hockey

Montreal less two goalies is still No. 1

In the town where you dare not lose, the Canadiens have stayed on top despite heavy attrition

By Gary Ronberg

Sis-Boom-Bah!

ONCE IT WAS ONLY SIS-BOOM-BAH!

But now vocal empathy is the kick as collegiate cheerleaders turn on everything from familiar neoclassic fight chants to libidinous exhortation, high-camp hip and unsanctified soul

By Pat Ryan

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'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

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