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November 01, 1971
Looks here as if Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin, hockey stick in hand, is trying to break the ice with Montreal Captain Henri Richard. The scene was Vancouver, British Columbia, where Kosygin attended a Canadiens-Canucks game. Before the face-off he told Richard that "hockey players are great workers. I have great respect for them." And then to prove his point he gave Richard and Canuck Captain Orland Kurtenbach a set of cuff links, a tiepin and a small hockey stick autographed by Russia's top players. Kosygin received his reward a few minutes later: a standing ovation from the 15,000 fans on hand. It was the warmest reception so far for the Russian premier on his Canadian trip.
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Bobby Bowden, head football coach at West Virginia University, was surprised, happy, touched and all them things when James Harlow, the university president, turned up at Bowden's open house after WVU's win over Pitt last month. After all, there were several VIP affairs he might have attended. The reason he chose this one became clear in the course of the evening. Harlow sidled up to Mrs. Bowden and said, "Tell Bobby it looks like he saved our jobs for another year."

"It was a refreshing experience to substitute this dedication ceremony for the Texas-Arkansas game." Former President Lyndon Johnson was speaking in Houston at the dedication of a Rice University dormitory, and his sentiments were well taken. Since leaving the White House, L.B.J, has seldom missed a University of Texas football game, but passing up this year's Arkansas contest was more than refreshing, what with his beloved Longhorns suffering that 31-7 pasting.

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