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November 23, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

The seeming winner of a round-the-world yacht race never went round the world

By Don Anderson

Yesterday

The Combers of Jacobs Beach

They hung out on a stretch of sidewalk near Madison Square Garden, waiting for fighters to make them rich

By Frank Graham Jr.

Jumping

OUR JOINT IS JUMPING

When a couple of U.S. tracks featured international races—one old, one new—horses from the host country won both. The real winners, however, may be long-neglected devotees of the steeplechase

By Whitney Tower

AUSTRALIA'S CUP RUNNETH (32) UNDER

The Aussie team spread-eagled the World Cup field at Buenos Aires despite a borrowed putter and a bizarre itinerary

By Dan Jenkins

George Does It

LET GEORGE DO IT—AND HE DOES

For the fourth time this season the world's oldest quarterback came off the bench to save Oakland from defeat, on this occasion with a 20-yard touchdown pass with 2:28 to go to beat Denver 24-19

By Tex Maule

Whistle

THE GAME BEHIND THE WHISTLE

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Nebraska skins the 'Cats and earns a bowl

The year's top Big Red Machine belongs not to Cincinnati but to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who flayed Kansas State and won another New Year's trip to Miami, which prompted Bob Devaney to claim No. 1

By William F. Reed

THE WEEK

By Pat Putnam

Track & Field

Blue-collar walker

By Jane Gross

Skiing

Goodby Billy and Hello Willy

The Kidd has retired and the U.S. Alpine ski team now has a canny old coach who wants to win—but is too smart to make any promises

By William Johnson

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

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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