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January 09, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 1

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Arnold Palmer Cover - Sports Illustrated January 09, 1961

January 09, 1961
Sandy Stock, 14, of Clayton, Mo., swimming in Ozark area competition, splashed home first in six of eight races, built up 15-point lead in synchronized event to win both titles for second straight...

January 09, 1961
All times are E.S.T.

January 09, 1961
War on the ground prevailed over war in the air in most of Monday's bowl games. Here it is Navy's Greg Mather, whose 94-yard touchdown interception for a while seemed likely to bring the Orange...

January 09, 1961 | Alfred Wright
An invading horde of friends and relatives watched Washington and Minnesota win half a game apiece, but in the end the Huskies ran the higher score with a swift and artful offense

January 09, 1961 | Walter Bingham
Pregame study and on-field power won the Orange for Missouri. At the movies the Tigers learned how to smother Joe Bellino, snatch Hal Spooner's passes and destroy Navy on the ground

January 09, 1961 | Wes Wise
Superior weight and condition, plus one good kick, were enough to undo favored Arkansas

January 09, 1961 | John Wilds
Jake Gibbs, that is. He had a bad day, but he was good enough to beat Rice

January 09, 1961 | Sidney L. James
The excerpts from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED that follow are related in that they are all by the same writer. They are from different stories, but they are also related in reflecting the quality of...

January 09, 1961
The violent face of pro football (SI, Oct. 24) in the season just ended has belonged pre-eminently to Chuck Bednarik, the 60-minute center linebacker of the Philadelphia Eagles. But after...

January 09, 1961 | Ray Cave

January 09, 1961 | Ray Cave
In his own words, Arnold Palmer describes on this and the following pages significant shots that he made during a major victory, the Masters, and a major defeat, the 1960 PGA. 15TH AT THE...

January 09, 1961
Coles Phinizy reports from Alaska on the battle between the savers and the spoilers for the big, rough, but still very vulnerable wilderness in the 49th state.

January 09, 1961
If the Olympics provided no Incontrovertible hero for 1960, the Games did provide, at least in U.S. eyes, an incontrovertible heroine, Wilma Rudolph. Slender Skeeter Rudolph, the fastest of that...

January 09, 1961 | Tex Maule
A spectacular kickoff return in the first quarter set up the Philadelphia Eagles' first world championship in 11 years, but a stubborn unyielding defense made the run count

January 09, 1961
The American Football League wound up its first season with a good football game. The Houston Oilers, led by a smart, aggressive quarterback, a pair of strong young runners and some enthusiastic...

January 09, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
The best college basketball player in the country, Jerry Lucas of Ohio State, led his team into Madison Square Garden's Holiday Festival last week and to victory over the nation's second-best...

January 09, 1961 | Alexander Eliot

January 09, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
THE EAST

January 09, 1961
AMBIVALENT EXCELLENCESirs:When the president of Notre Dame fired Terry Brennan in December 1958, he said in your magazine that the reason was Notre Dame's desire for "excellence," on the football...

January 09, 1961
BASKETBALL—Injuries and eggs plagued the Boston Celtics as they clung to a one-game lead in the NBA's Eastern Division. Celtic Sam Jones filled in for the injured Bill Sharman, scored 25 points,...

January 09, 1961
2—Martin Nathan7—sketch by Bill Charmatz8—Lynn Pelham from Rapho-Guillumette10—Thomson Picture Service, R. A. Nettles-Charleston Evening Post23—Richard Meek24-26—Robert D. Huntzinger27—Richard...

January 09, 1961
Two-timing champion

January 09, 1961