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November 21, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 21

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November 21, 1955 | Harry Phillips
When John O'Reilly first reported on the whooping crane for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (Sept. 20, 1954), the best that could be said about the search for the nesting grounds of America's tallest bird was...

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November 21, 1955
While Oklahoma and TCU marched jauntily toward bowl dates, some others had trouble. West Virginia, for one, which fell from the unbeaten ranks by losing to Pittsburgh 26-7. Maryland, for another,...

November 21, 1955
Baltimore Rookie Fullback Alan (The Horse) Ameche shows the Chicago Bears that pro scouts can be wrong

November 21, 1955
For years professional football was the private preserve of the Chicago Bears and more recently of the Cleveland Browns. Occasionally Green Bay or Washington or Detroit or Los Angeles would emerge...

November 21, 1955 | Ed Zern

November 21, 1955 | Ed Zern
Denver party getting early start (above) included cattle breeder Norman Smith, Senator Neal Bishop and Thomas Tull, British Consul.

November 21, 1955
APPROACH TO THE GREEN

November 21, 1955 | David Mayer

November 21, 1955 | David Mayer
IHAROS: Ee'-hah-rosh. MIKES: Mee-kesh.TABORI: Tob'-or-ee. IGLOI: Ig-low-ee.ROZSAVOLGYI: Ros-a-voel-yee.

November 21, 1955 | John O'Reilly

November 21, 1955
A top Olympic athlete demonstrates 14 preseason exercises which can help any skier get into condition

November 21, 1955 | James Atwater
When Coach Art (Pappy) Lewis took West Virginia up to play Pitt, the talk was all about bowl games and a trip to the southland. But then...

November 21, 1955 | Herman Hickman
•Michigan vs. Ohio State: A win for the Wolverines means the Rose Bowl. Opportunist Howard Cassady and his ground-minded crew from Columbus will be playing for the Blue Chips but...MICHIGAN.

November 21, 1955 | Roy Terrell
Musing over prospects of his New York Knickerbockers for the 1955-56 National Basketball Association season, Coach Joe Lapchick ventured an opinion one day during a preseason workout. "This league...

November 21, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
COL. FRED A. AHERN, DublinCaptain, Irish Army Team"No. Doctors recommend horseback riding because the outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man. Humans must be associated with things that...

November 21, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Soccer draws more than 100,000 in Europe, but hardly draws at all in the U.S. Why?

November 21, 1955 | Whitney Tower
There can hardly be a more potent stimulus for the promotion of international sport than the almost unbelievable sight of a rank outsider winning a major event. The horse racing world was in for...

November 21, 1955
11—Kosti Ruohomaa-Black Star16—drawings by Ajay26, 27—Joern Gerdts (3), Joe Van Wormer28, 29—A.P., George Skadding—LIFE34—Combine Photos36—Keystone Press, Central Press Photos...

November 21, 1955 | Alice Higgins
The national horse show in New York's Madison Square Garden produced a not-unexpected victory-last week by the Mexican team in the international jumping class, but the classic exploits of General...

November 21, 1955
Forty-two years ago this week an extraordinary one-man football team, Charley Brickley, booted five field goals to score every one of Harvard's points over Yale. Cool and smiling, Brickley, one of...

November 21, 1955 | Bill Gordon
Forgetting for the moment about slices that are caused by a faulty grip or a faulty stance, let us look into the third chief producer of the slice: the loop at the top of the swing brought on by...

November 21, 1955
No painter of sporting horses and the life and people around them today excels England's Sir Alfred Munnings in style, brilliance and popularity. A horse breeder and fine sportsman himself who...

November 21, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
C—clear water; SH—slightly high; FG—fishing good; FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook fair; OVG—outlook very good.

November 21, 1955 | The Know-It-All
MEAT ON THE TABLE Deer hunting is not only a sport, but a means of providing meat for your table. Of course, if you cost-account your deer-hunting trip you'll find that venison is considerably...

November 21, 1955
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November 21, 1955 | Henry Wallace
The king of the Star skippers, Carlos de Cardenas, has a royal scorn for the champions in the other racing classes and a royal household full of top-notch sailors ready to take over if he ever...

November 21, 1955
Sirs:I have just read Gerald Holland's article (SI, Nov. 7) about Mr. Leahy and his wonderful family. To say the least, I was most impressed with Mr. Leahy's attitude and ideas about curbing...

November 21, 1955
Blonde and blue-eyed Molly Ray Botkin, a 12-year-old student at Campbell Hall School in Studio City, Calif., has her heart set on competing in the 1956 Olympics. A swimmer since she was six, Molly...