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November 1, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Bernie Parrish, still giving his rivals some hard shots, bombs pro football

By Robert H. Boyle

How They Run

HOW THEY DO RUN ON

From the Ivy League to the West Coast, running backs are grabbing both ball and spotlight away from their quarterbacks, piling up so much yardage—even mileage—that pro scouts are drooling

By Dan Jenkins

A BACK DOOR INTO THE BIG TIME

Entering the game with hardship and dropout dispensations, a few rookies are staging a new version of how to succeed at pro basketball without the help of an alma mater: play now and study later

By Peter Carry

THIS POLISH JOKE IS ON THE BROWNS

Denver shut out Cleveland, a victory due in part to a home-cooked Polish meal polished off by the Broncos' defensive line

By Tex Maule

MUD FLIES ALL OVER THE TRACK

Racing cringes before a new scandal as horse and pro football owner Ralph Wilson and two trainers are suspended for dealings with a shadowy figure. But NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle sees no wrong

By Robert H. Boyle

Cross-Country

THEY TAKE THE SCENIC ROUTE

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Hold on, Ara, the freshmen are coming

While the Notre Dame varsity was getting lumped at South Bend, the first-year men were south of the Rio Grande bullying the Mexico City Redskins in a bruising display of hands—and arms, etc.—across the border

By Pat Putnam

Football's Week

THE WEEK

By Gwilym S. Brown

Hockey

A Bobby Boston doesn't own

And a good thing, too, because swift Bobby Sheehan, one of pro hockey's few Americans, is a crowd-drawing savior for the sorry Seals

By Mark Mulvoy

Butcher-Birds

POMS, BUTCHER-BIRDS AND BOGEYMEN

It's still called golf, even in the Outback. But Australians, with their penchant for putting reverse English on things, have come up with a game that holds almost nothing sacred

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 19-25

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 W. Creamer

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