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November 19, 1962
THE GAME'S THE THINGDespite their abysmal start (three wins in 13 games) the New York Rangers have already drawn to their first six home games some 17,000 more spectators than they did last year for the same six. And the Boston Bruins, firmly lodged in last place in the National Hockey League, are nevertheless averaging more than 11,000 per game, just as they did last year. In fact, club officials report the Bruins are making more money than last season because Bostonians are deserting the balcony seats for higher-priced locations downstairs. First-place Detroit averaged 9,600 per game at this time last year, is drawing over 10,700 this year, while second-place Chicago has jumped from a five-game total of 39,900 last year to over 54,100 this time. Only Toronto and Montreal have failed to record sizable increases. But then, who can blame them? They were SRO last year, they are SRO this year and they will be SRO next year, and the next and the next.
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He set two other Ivy League marks as well—most yards passing in one game (324 on 14 of 16 passes) and most touchdown passes in one game (four).

The breach of contract suit brought by Humbert (Jack) Fugazy against Feature Sports, Inc. and its proprietors, Roy M. Cohn and William Fugazy Jr., finally went to trial last week in New York Supreme Court. A defense motion for a postponement—it would have been the sixth—was denied. Fifty-three persons were examined before 12 jurors and two alternates were chosen. Cohn did not appear as his own counsel, but was represented by a partner in his law firm, Albert A. Blinder. Among the questions Blinder asked prospective jurors were these: Do they read Dan Parker's column in the New York Mirror? Had they seen the 1954 McCarthy subcommittee proceedings on TV? Do they subscribe to or read SPORTS ILLUSTRATED?


Galumphing freely around northwestern Washington, a Canadian moose is having himself a time this fall thumbing his big, fleshy nose at hunters. He never had it so good. There is no open season on moose in the state of Washington.

For the past couple of months the moose, now known to the countryside as Bullwinkle, has been:

1) Stopping traffic along U.S. Highway 99 by lolling along the shoulders of the road;

2) Startling housewives by peering in kitchen windows;

3) Eating up remnants of vegetables still showing in home gardens;

4) Disgruntling hunters.

The presumption is that Bullwinkle got lost in the fall fogs and wandered across the international line somewhere in eastern Whatcom County. Finding the natives so hospitable, he just kept going. Of late he has been making camp in the foothills east and north of Conway, at the mouth of the Skagit River.

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