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HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO THE HEISMAN TROPHY, COLLEGE FOOTBALL'S OSCAR

By Sheldon S. Cohen

Footloose

THE CATAMOUNT TRAIL WILL LET SKIERS TRAVERSE THE LENGTH OF VERMONT

By William Jaspersohn

Michigan

To The Head Of The Class

That's where No. 2 Michigan went after beating No. 1 Georgia Tech

By Alexander Wolff

Here Come The Champs

The 49ers annihilated Washington to pull within a game of the Rams

By Ralph Wiley

Where Have All The Big Spenders Gone?

Free agent Kirk Gibson had expected to be a multimillionaire by now, but the baseball owners have closed their vaults

By Steve Wulf

Lou Holtz

Time To Wake Up The Echoes

Battered by Hurricanes and others, Notre Dame has tapped Minnesota's Lou Holtz to rescue its sinking football team

By Douglas S. Looney

Cross-Country

Over Hill And Over Dale, But Not On A Dusty Trail

Snow and rain couldn't keep Wisconsin, Pat Porter and Lynn Jennings from winning cross-country titles

By Jaime Diaz

Lance Hamilton

Just To Show He Cares

For Penn State football standout Lance Hamilton, green nail polish is only one sign of commitment

By Bruce Newman

Pro Basketball

English is spoken here

In verse as well as on the court, Alex English gets his points across

By Jack McCallum

College Football

Taking the Ags to riches in four years

Jackie Sherrill has put once-lowly Texas A & M into the Cotton Bowl

By Hank Hersch

THE WEEK

By Hank Hersch

TV/Radio

A bettor's show, not a better show

NBC's sassy NFL program is little more than a glorified tout service

By William Taaffe

Hockey

Was this deal necessary?

Winnipeg unloaded Dave Babych, and nobody can figure out why

By Jack Falla

Extra Points

EXTRA POINTS

By Jill Lieber

College Basketball

The Devils took the Big Apple

Duke outplayed Kansas to win the inaugural preseason NIT championship

By Austin Murphy

Mahseer

IN QUEST OF THE MAHSEER

Once the sport fish of maharajas, this huge species is maddeningly elusive, making the 119-pound catch taken in 1919 (right) all the more special

By Clive Gammon

Spotlight

JACK AND ROB RILEY OF WEST POINT KEEP ARMY HOCKEY ALL IN THE FAMILY

By Jack Falla

On The Scene

NEED AN ORNERY CRITTER? HARRY VOLD SUPPLIES BUCKING STOCK TO RODEOS

By Franz Lidz

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Compiled by Bailey Breene Gendron

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff