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December 16, 1963 | Volume 19, Issue 25

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Paul Lowe Cover - Sports Illustrated December 16, 1963

December 16, 1963 | John Lovesey

December 16, 1963 | Morton Sharnik
After 15 years and 123 fights Joey Giardello finally got serious about boxing. Result: a new champion

December 16, 1963 | William Leggett
Bob Cousy, greatest player in basketball history, makes his debut as a coach at Boston College and discovers the frustrating problems of passing on to others his own remarkable skills

December 16, 1963
In Philadelphia on Saturday, as 100,000 Army and Navy partisans filled the afternoon air with a deep, swelling roar, what should have been the 1963 college football season's most exciting moment...

December 16, 1963
Ever since the American Football League was formed four years ago, fans have been excited by the prospect of a "World Series" game between the champion of the new league and the champion of the...

December 16, 1963 | Dan Jenkins
Last August the Green Bay Packers lost a football game to the College All-Stars, and in that upsetting moment the National Football League for the first time displayed some human frailties to its...

December 16, 1963 | Tex Maule
If the champions of the National Football League were to play the champions of the American Football League this year or next, it would be a mismatch that might be compared with the two Sonny...

December 16, 1963
Year-end football is a medley of bowl games and championships. Tex Maule previews the NFL pro title game, and Dan Jenkins assesses the strengths and weaknesses of all 16 teams playing in the eight...

December 16, 1963 | Hugh Whall

December 16, 1963 | Fred R. Smith
The ingeniously compact ski house on these pages is 50% igloo, 50% submarine and 100% efficient. Its unique design is the product of the challenge Richard Pinkham proffered to John Black Lee, a...

December 16, 1963 | Jo Ahern Zill
When the U.S. Olympic Alpine squad took off for two months of training in Europe two weeks ago, it was not only in the best shape of any U.S. Winter Olympic team (SI, Dec. 2), it was also the best...

December 16, 1963
The U.S. has more than once been called upon to assume responsibility for a sick world, but never with less global impact than last week when slim, blonde, blue-eyed Miss U.S.A. (née Marite Ozers...

December 16, 1963 | Gwilym S. Brown
No one should confuse the role in history being played by a Fairfield, Conn. tax attorney named John Garrity with that of the caveman who invented the wheel, but a recent Garrity creation may...

December 16, 1963 | Tex Maule
The Green Bay Packers, facing for the first time in three years the possibility that they would not finish as world champions, were a grim lot in Los Angeles last week before their game with the...

December 16, 1963 | Dan Jenkins
They were all that stood between Army and the upset of the year, but Navy and confusion won out

December 16, 1963 | Sidney L. James
Sometimes the grist of our news comes crashingly fast—as in the story on page 18, You Can't Keep a Bad Boy Down, Morton Sharnik's account of the Dick Tiger-Joey Giardello contest in Atlantic City...

December 16, 1963 | Coles Phinizy
A novel contact lens that replaces the bulky face mask now enables divers to see as well underwater as they do in the air

December 16, 1963 | Ellington White
From the inhospitable, cypress-studded waters of the Santee-Cooper a dedicated angler shares his wonder at the promises and betrayals of this vast Carolina lake

December 16, 1963
BASEBALL—At the winter baseball meetings in San Diego and Los Angeles, PHIL PITON, 60, assistant to the late George Trainman, was elected to succeed him as president of the National Association of...

December 16, 1963
17—Fred Lindholm19—Herb Scharfman24—Tony Triolo25—Lee Balterman36—Tony Triolo46, 47—Mark Kauffman50—AP53—Neil Leifer55—Curt Gunther62, 64—Coles Phinizy79—Daytona International Speedway, Don...

December 16, 1963
Rene Charland of Agawam, Mass. took the NASCAR sportsman division title for the second straight year by winning 21 of 73 races for 6,622 points—2,298 more than runner-up Bill Wimble, the 1961...

December 16, 1963 | Mervin Hyman
THE MIDWEST

December 16, 1963
THE COMPETITORSirs:I was deeply moved by The President Who Loved Sport (Dec. 2). Not by what you said of the physical condition of President Kennedy or his attitude toward sport. I already knew...

December 16, 1963
OFF-TRACK BETTING

December 16, 1963
•Alabama Coach Paul (Bear) Bryant, comparing his 1963 team (7-2-0) with his undefeated 1961 team that won in the Sugar Bowl: "This is a much more exciting type of team; that 1961 team couldn't do...