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Yesterday

AN INDOOR FOOTBALL GAME WAS ONE OF THE SPORT'S DARKEST MOMENTS

By George Gipe

Booktalk

THE JOY OF RUNNING COMES THROUGH BUT, OH, HOW THE AUTHOR RUNS ON

By Kenny Moore

Windups

WHAT A WAY TO WIND IT UP

In rousing regular-season finales, Texas came away the big winner, but Oklahoma, Penn State and USC did themselves proud

By Douglas S. Looney

HEAVY TRUCKIN' ON BOURBON STREET

Way down yonder in New Orleans they've got dreamy dreams of the playoffs now that the Jazz has Len (Truck) Robinson, who leads the NBA in rebounding, scores a bunch and keeps the Pistol happy, more or less

By John Papanek

Papa Bear

'I Don't Date Any Woman Under 48'

George Halas of the Chicago Bears said that. He also said, 'Never go to bed a loser' and 'I'm a firm believer in roughage.' Which may be how he got to be an unflagging 82 and why his 'Typical Days' are booked solid until April 1

By Frank Deford

JUST AN OLD SNOW JOB

HIGH LEVEL STUFF

By Jule Campbell

Above It All

RISING ABOVE IT ALL

The dearth of snow on the slopes drove them into the hills and when they came down ski mountaineering was on its way

By William Oscar Johnson

TV/Radio

AN IDEA THAT DESERVES NO TROPHY

By Douglas S. Looney

Betting

Cashing in a sure thing

Football tipster Danny Sheridan has parlayed a lot of publicity and a lot of hopeful bettors into making at least one of his predictions come true—he's become rich

By Mike DelNagro

College Football

Football's Week

By Herman Weiskopf

College Basketball

The Wizard's disciple

One of John Wooden's former assistants, Gary Cunningham, came out of the alumni office to guide David Greenwood (right) and UCLA to a 2-0 start

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Kent Hannon

Pro Football

The snow stopped for Sonny

Sonny Wade's passes and Don Sweet's kicks led Montreal to the Grey Cup title

By Robert F. Jones

Body Building

Does he or doesn't he?

Only his pharmacist and doctor know for sure whether a builder uses steroids, but these days the odds are that he does

By Wilmer Ames

Hockey

Rub-a-dub-dub, that's my daddy in the tub

His teammate sons try not to call Gordie Howe "Daddy" on the ice or in the whirlpool, where the Old Man relaxes between attempts to score his 1,000th goal

By Peter Gammons

Comeback

MAKING A COMEBACK FROM NOWHERE

A street fighter out of the East Bronx, Bobby Halpern had five arrests and three pro fights before doing 17 years in the slammer. Now 44 and out on parole, he's scuffling to start all over, and has a 6-0 record with five KOs

By Paul Zimmerman

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 21-27

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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