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HOLIDAY GIFT PROBLEMS? WRAP UP A CAN OF WORMS OR A SQUARE JUMP ROPE

By Jeannette Bruce

Campbell

THE OILERS HIT A GUSHER

Earl Cambell hasn't fallen on his Heisman Trophy in the pros. No sir. Houston's amazing rookie, who ripped through Miami and Cincinnati for 321 yards, is the NFL's No. 1 rusher

By Ron Reid

WHAT HAS RED WINGS BUT WON'T FLY?

Sadly, it is Detroit's millionaire goalie, Rogatien Vachon. He was a standout at L.A., but so far he has been a dud in the motor city

By E. M. Swift

THE WOLVERINES HAD A NAME TO REMEMBER

Rick Leach was on Woody Hayes' mind as the Michigan quarterback whipped OSU and earned his team a ticket to the Rose Bowl

By Ron Fimrite

Cross-Country

BIG WEEK FOR THE OLD RUNAROUND

In back-to-back collegiate and AAU cross-country championships, the entrants were confronted by a variety of challenges, from finding a way to keep from freezing to just plain finding the right way to the finish line

By Barry McDermott

WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND AND AROUND HERE?

Steve Nelson

MEDDLESOME MAN IN THE MIDDLE

Few people outside of Foxboro, Mass. have heard of Steve Nelson, the Patriots' inside linebacker, but he may be the best in the NFL

By Joe Marshall

TV/Radio

WHOOPING IT UP FOR THE WOLVERINES

By John Papanek

College Football

One plus one equals eight

That's how many victories Florida State passers Wally Woodham and Jimmy Jordan got for their coach, who never could figure out which of them should start

By Mike DelNagro

THE WEEK

By Douglas S. Looney

College Basketball

Branching out into the big time

With former UCLA Coach Gene Bartow, brash Birmingham is starting at the top

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (Nov. 20-26)

By Herman Weiskopf

Pro Football

Francis ties up another big victory

The final score was 10-10, but Minnesota still beat Green Bay

By Joe Marshall

Horse Racing

The pick of the pickers

Marty Blum, a Bronx cowboy, found that dropping out of college didn't handicap him in his chosen profession

By Demmie Stathoplos

Gymnastics

She's tumbling to the top

The first world championship gold medal for a U.S. woman gymnast was brought home from France by Marcia Frederick, who began tumbling and went straight up

By Dan Levin

The Pistol

No one can cap the pistol

Way down in New Orleans, his knee is giving him fits, but when he's popping, nobody's as exciting as Pete Maravich

By Curry Kirkpatrick

As I See It

CHEERLEADERS? NO WAY, SAYS THIS OBSERVER, THEY'RE CHEERPROVIDERS

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 20-26

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Kelso F. Sutton

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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