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Cindy Hollingsworth Cover - Sports Illustrated November 18, 1963

November 18, 1963

November 18, 1963
•Jimmy Brown, Cleveland Browns' bruising ball carrier, explaining why he once rejected a $25,000 offer to abandon professional football and become a boxer: "'Football is my game. I don't like to...

November 18, 1963 | Virginia Kraft

November 18, 1963 | Huston Horn
While his backers wring their hands and the heavyweight champion goes weak with laughter, Cassius Clay signs for a title fight with Sonny Liston in February, probably in Las Vegas

November 18, 1963
Auburn, Illinois and Baylor had not counted on high station but, powerful in their own conference races, they stayed on top to the finish—almost

November 18, 1963
Western leaders, the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, meet for the second time around in a game that could decide the conference title. Tex Maule reports on it.

November 18, 1963 | Huston Horn

November 18, 1963 | Ezra Bowen
A glittering Vermont ski spa called Sugarbush has carefully cultivated an aura of jet-set snobbery that makes the insiders who ski there feel way out and the outsiders who have never dared the...

November 18, 1963 | Ezra Bowen
This account of a weekend at Sugarbush, the poshest resort in the newly rich Vermont ski complex, is adapted from The Book of American Skiing, to be published this week ($15).

November 18, 1963 | Sidney L. James
Sport is more than the score of the game; it wields, and growingly, an effect on the general modes and means of mankind. This reflection, never out of mind at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, returns again...

November 18, 1963 | Rex Lardner
The tennis fans of Connecticut and its neighboring states are a hardy lot—at least, a significant and growing number of them are. When winter winds begin to howl and snow blankets their courts,...

November 18, 1963 | Morton Sharnik
Win or lose, John Bridgers of Baylor is an anomaly on campus. He really thinks the game is fun

November 18, 1963 | Mervin Hyman

November 18, 1963 | Mervin Hyman
BACK OF THE WEEK: Sophomore Halfback Joe Labruzzo, playing with a padded injured left arm, gained 109 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns to bring Louisiana State from l4-7 behind to a 28-14...

November 18, 1963 | Mervin Hyman
Texas over TCU. The efficient Longhorns are rarely showy; they just win games.

November 18, 1963 | Charles Goren
The important business of selecting our Open Team and our Women's Team for next year's World Bridge Olympiad will be taken care of in the International Team Trials this week in Miami Beach. The...

November 18, 1963 | Jack Nicklaus
A common mistake that many golfers make when using a long or medium iron is to try and take a divot—driving the club head abruptly down through the ball as if hitting a short iron. Attempting this...

November 18, 1963 | Tex Maule
At 37 he should be selling insurance instead of throwing a football, but the Giants' insurance man is paying a bigger dividend each year

November 18, 1963 | Whitney Tower
America's best grass horse defeated its best all-round horse in the Laurel International, but the prize money mostly stayed in the family

November 18, 1963 | Duncan Barnes
New to the Western Hemisphere, the mongrellike pudelpointer has been carefully crossbred to make it a competent dog-of-all-trades

November 18, 1963 | Gilbert Rogin

November 18, 1963
BASEBALL—Catcher ELSTON HOWARD was voted the American League's Most Valuable Player for 1963 to become the fourth New York Yankee in a row to win the award.

November 18, 1963
25—Alfred Eisenstaedt-LIFE28—Shel Hershorn-Black Star29—AP, UPI52—Russell Lee64—Richard Meek68, 69—Horst Ehricht93—Johnny Nicklas-Post Times, Thomas McGrath.

November 18, 1963
Janet Harman, who has been bowling since she was 10, rolled her first perfect game and in the same set established a new Woman's International Bowling Congress record for a three-game series (216,...

November 18, 1963
SEEING CRIMSONSirs:Oh, come on now, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Two years in a row with this nonsense about Harvard football is too much (Who Loves Harvard?, Nov. 4). The Johnnies are excited about...

November 18, 1963 | Frank Birch
College students had a tougher time getting to distant football games in 1916 than they do today. Here is how an enterprising group from Wisconsin solved the problem