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December 20, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday

The Kick Football Dropped

Since Bill Garnaas beat Michigan with one in '42, dropkicks have become the game's most endangered species

By Dick Gordon

Short And Sweet

KEEPING IT SHORT AND SWEET

In a masterly performance, Johnny Unitas pecked away at the Dolphins with quick little passes and runs as Baltimore defeated Miami to take over first in the American Conference's Eastern Division

By Tex Maule

GOOD TIMES COME TO CAJUN COUNTRY

Led by Dwight (Bo Pete) Lamar, Southwestern Louisiana went big time in a big way and humbled Long Beach State

By William F. Reed

Bowl Previews

KING CORNHUSKER GOES BEAR HUNTING

In the Orange Bowl on New Year's night, Nebraska's victorious legions face a final challenger—Bear Bryant's Alabama

By Dan Jenkins

Sportsman Of The Year

A COMMON MAN WITH AN UNCOMMON TOUCH

For his superlative performance—in one month he won three national championships—and, even more, for adding a new dimension to his sport, Lee Trevino earns the award for 1971

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Introduction to An African Journal

By Ray Cave

Snowballing

Snowballing Through The Rockies

Sleigh racing was just a fond remembrance until it was revived by some Western sportsmen. Dispensing with the jingle bells, they now match horses worth thousands of dollars in cutters that would make Currier & Ives blanch

By Harold Peterson

Goren's Christmas Quiz

WHAT'S THE SCORE SO FAR?

People

PEOPLE

Rodeo

And they laid it on the Lyne at the O. C. corral

Two former college rodeo hands battled to the last of a long year and then a calf-ropin' Texan won the title of best all-around cowboy

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Pro Skiing

The Spider who finally came in from the cold

He used to race for play as an official U.S. team amateur, but now ex-Olympian Sabich races for fun and profit as a bright new star on the professional circuit. And what is more, he's winning all the money

By Gwilym S. Brown

SPORT IS A DOUBLE EXPOSURE

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 6-13

FACES IN THE CROWD

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

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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