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December 21, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

College football, warts and all, makes good reading in Dan Jenkins' latest volume

By Jim Murray

Yesterday

Elementary, My Dear Hans

The creator of Sherlock Holmes, fleeing the detective he created, practically taught the Swiss how to ski

By Albert Orbaan

No Miracle

NO MIRACLE REQUIRED

For weeks the Oakland Raiders stayed in the race by means of a series of almost supernatural last-second wins, but when they beat Kansas City for the Western Division title their tactics were au naturel

By Tex Maule

BARNBURNER IN THE OLD BARN

Kentucky was supposed to help Indiana open its new arena, but maybe it was better that it remained unfinished; the way the Hoosiers and Wildcats had at each other, the place might have split at the seams

By Joe Jares

THE REAL SCRAP WAS FOR 60th PLACE

While name golfers fought for glory and dollars at Grand Bahama, the also-rans played games of quiet desperation

By Walter Bingham

Arms And Ogres

ARMS AGAINST THE OGRES

They belong to Jim Plunkett and Joe Theismann, and they'd better be strong if the Indians and Irish intend to upset fearsome opponents

By Dan Jenkins

Sportsman

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: BOBBY ORR

Only 22, he set entire new standards of hockey excellence. While leading his team to a championship and emerging as an alltime star, he ushered a growing sport into the '70s with a flash of flying ice

By Jack Olsen

Who's Next?

Nose Count

WHO BLEW THE U.S. NOSE COUNT?

Where did we go wrong? You say the 1970 census shows the number of bores is declining? Impossible. Have you checked all the sports?

By Frank Deford

People

PEOPLE

Goren's Christmas Quiz

TRUMP OR NO TRUMP

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Sandy Treadwell

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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