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December 05, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 23

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Sam Snead Cover - Sports Illustrated December 05, 1960

December 05, 1960
Dale Mills, halfback for Northeast Missouri State College, carried ball 31 times for 154 yards and 13 points against Bradley to set national small-college record for three-year rushing (4,078...

December 05, 1960

December 05, 1960
All limes are E.S.T.

December 05, 1960 | Tex Maule

December 05, 1960 | Martin Kane
And boom! goes soccer, favorite sport of most of the rest of the world. More than 300 U.S. colleges—the number has tripled in 15 years—play it now, but St. Louis University excitingly proves it is...

December 05, 1960 | Gwilym Brown
Allen Lawrence won both the NCAA and AAU cross-country titles for the second year in a row

December 05, 1960
There are those who say there is no more foot in football, but Detroit Lions Halfback Bruce Maher will not agree. Early in the Lions-Packer game at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day, he charged in to...

December 05, 1960
The annual Basketball Special Issue salutes a new season with Scouting Reports of 180 major college teams. Coach Ray Meyer describes how De Paul prepares its offense, in six pages of text and...

December 05, 1960
Every sunset or so these autumn days a Detroit cement contractor named Tom Nardoni (right, holding record player) spins a disc called Young and Nesting Crows. Lured by its far-out sound, a vast...

December 05, 1960 | James Poling

December 05, 1960 | Sidney L. James
Even those who have not observed it firsthand might suspect that basketball in the Far East is not quite the same as in the country of its birth. One who has not only observed but also done his...

December 05, 1960
The unusual color photographs on these eight pages show the first two seconds of a horse race, tactically significant seconds when the action of the jockey and his horse can win—or lose—a race....

December 05, 1960 | Pete Waldmeir
After a three-year molt, Detroit's hockey team is airborne on a rich mixture of youth and experience

December 05, 1960 | Huston Horn
That was the problem for handlers of the top retrievers at the 1960 national championship field trials

December 05, 1960 | Herman Weiskopf
Every few years there emerges from the horde of college football players one star of exceptional ability who captures the national fancy. Pete Dawkins, the slender Army halfback, was such a man in...

December 05, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
meets Friday night, Duke plays and faces the next day. For the rest of the country, however, the 1960 college season ended last Saturday. State (10-0) and Yale (9-0) alone among the major...

December 05, 1960 | Willy Schaeffler
Swinging down through a field of moguls at Arapahoe Basin, Colo., Olympic Racer Hanspeter Lanig demonstrates the ultimate in short-swing skiing for John G. Zimmerman's sequence camera. To make...

December 05, 1960 | Charles Goren
From Noah Webster's point of view, it doesn't matter whether your partner gives you the deuce or the dickens. Either way, you get the devil. But a bridge player's view is apt to be different from...

December 05, 1960 | Frank Dolson
Chamberlain is the NBA's best-paid player, but he can't take advantage of his gifts

December 05, 1960 | Gerald Holland

December 05, 1960 | Gerald Holland
Sam Snead in Hollywood...What a full night's rest can do for him...Recipe for fried squirrel...And an old pro's prediction that Sam will win the U.S. Open

December 05, 1960

December 05, 1960
BASEBALL—The AMERICAN LEAGUE temporarily shelved its plan for expanding into Walter O'Malley's Los Angeles territory, offered instead a compromise proposal calling for immediate expansion by both...

December 05, 1960
4—Walter Sanders-LIFE9—sketch by Bill Charmatz11—Michael Cipriani-Yonkers Raceway, Nyle Leatham-Arizona Republic18—Hy Peskin19—Art Rickerby-Pix53—Hy Peskin56, 59—Lee Balterman62—Herb...

December 05, 1960
FROG PONDSSirs:At last, the "biggest frog" (Ohio University) in that "small pond" (the MidAmerican Conference) has croaked loud enough for you to hear him (Biggest Frog in the Small Pond, Nov....

December 05, 1960
Swim team suffragette

December 05, 1960 | Herman Weiskopf
A football quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of both the casual fan and the armchair expert

December 05, 1960 | Roger Williams
This New Jersey high school is all out for excellence and a chance to improve its football coach's incredible record