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Playoffs

AN IDEAL TEAM IN HARM'S WAY

The Orioles, deep in pitching and strong up the middle, are throwbacks to classic Yankee teams. But the Twins' Harmon Killebrew, finishing an awesome year, has his own heroic thoughts

By William Leggett

PITCHING—AND AN OMEN—FAVORS THE METS

A COMING-OUT PARTY FOR LEW AND CONNIE

In his first pro appearance Alcindor showed that—like Bill Russell—he changes the nature of the game by depriving rivals of some attacking weapons. Don't worry, Hawkins will be a star, too

By Tex Maule

Bowl Of Their Dreams

TO THE BOWL OF THEIR DREAMS

The Green Bay Packers defeated the San Francisco 49ers 14-7 last Sunday and now lead the NFL's Central Division, but the trail back to the Super Bowl is long, long and winding

By Robert F. Jones

Man Believed Sane

MAN BELIEVED SANE RUNS 105,000 MILES

Bill Emmerton, a 49-year-old Australian who lives in Los Angeles, rarely stops running—unless a grizzly bear stands in his path or he passes out. Sometimes he even gets paid for it

By Dan Levin

College Football

Gone are sophomores who behave like sophs

Coaches used to let young quarterbacks play the final minutes so they could fumble a few and gain experience, but today's rookies are as poised and seasoned as the veterans

By Pat Putnam

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Sandy Treadwell

People

PEOPLE

Flying

Suburbia's Angels cool it in the run for pylons

In Reno's national air races the spiritual heirs of yesterday's goggled romantics turned out to be psychiatrists, dentists and engineers

By William Johnson

Bridge

Chalk one up for youth

By Charles Goren

Design For Sport

Here comes a hobby that can drive you crazy

Proving that no collector is happy without a challenge, a new version of an oldtime sedentary game is catching on

By Pamela Knight

Horse Racing

Three could have stayed home

Arts and Letters is running out of opposition, even among the older horses. He probably didn't need the Woodward's weight-for-age edge

By Whitney Tower

Golf

Here's to you, Mr. Robinson—the pros love you...

...more than you could know. For Dick Heath of Robinson, Ill. has made the PGA's smallest tournament a bonanza for the needy

By Mark Mulvoy

Hunting

A bang-up time in Mexico

White-winged doves cloud the skies south of the border, providing a shooter with a busy time and a full bag of the little tricks

By Virginia Kraft

Miss America

There She Is, MISS AMERICA

From the glorious round sounds of crooning Bert Parks, back to its banner-draped first winner, who was strictly flat, the Miss America Pageant has offered a star-spangled mixture of wholesome tradition, sport and hilarity for all

By Pat Ryan

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

62-0

Ohio State launched its campaign for a second straight national title last week by devastating TCU with an attack that had many people wondering if the Buckeyes may not be the best college team ever

By Dan Jenkins

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