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January 27, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 4

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Buddy Werner Cover - Sports Illustrated January 27, 1964

January 27, 1964
FORECAST FOR THE ILTF

January 27, 1964
•Frank Gifford, New York Giant halfback: "In 10 years we'll have a lot of Jimmy Browns, fellows big and indestructible but who move with tremendous speed and maneuverability. You might say that...

January 27, 1964
Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, meeting for the first time this year, figured to be the stars of the Crosby—and in a way they were, leaving victory to Tony Lema while they enacted their own drama...

January 27, 1964
When Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay meet at Miami Beach's Convention Center next month, their fight will be—per patron—the most expensive sports event of all time. Promoter William MacDonald, who...

January 27, 1964 | John Underwood
Michigan players have their own term for the route they take to the basket, and they took it often and successfully to beat Ohio State and lead the Big Ten

January 27, 1964
When the Winter Olympics begin on January 29 in the huge natural amphitheater around Innsbruck, some 1,000 athletes will vie for the medals that denote the pinnacle of winter sports achievement....

January 27, 1964 | Paul Ress

January 27, 1964 | Paul Ress
At age 2 (above left) Christl Haas was already rolling in snow near home on Hahnenkamm. By the time she was 6, she skied to school down Kitzbühel's Streif trail (left). In the summer she went...

January 27, 1964 | Sidney L. James
With all their color and excitement, the events of the Winter Olympics are no more engrossing than the personalities of the young champions who take part. Unfortunately, the spectator rarely sees...

The surest bet of the Winter Olympics is that Lidia Skoblikova, the attractive 24-year-old Russian speed skater shown at right, will win a gold medal. In fact, there is a good chance she will win...

January 27, 1964 | John Lovesey
In the dangerous and demanding world of international ski jumping, each competitor finds his mind riveted on two distant goals. One, obviously, is to jump farther than anyone else. This he may do....

January 27, 1964 | Donald S. Connery
Close to the Swedish border in Finnish Lapland, 15 miles above the Arctic Circle, a tiny form darts, elflike, through forests of pine and fir. Moving forward on a pair of slender skis, stabbing...

January 27, 1964 | James Bell
When Germany's Marika Kilius and Hans-Jürgen Bäumler, the pairs figure-skating champions of the world, stand at center ice in Innsbruck, ready to perform, they will seem as calm and confident as...

January 27, 1964 | Coles Phinizy
The bobsledder is a rare breed found only in certain frigid mountain pockets. Except when the Winter Olympics come around, he is seldom seen or heard from. His triumphs usually go unsung; his...

January 27, 1964 | Coles Phinizy
The smiling figure at left, his shoulders draped with a strange-looking object of wood and steel, is Fritz Nachmann of Rottach-Egern, Bavaria, world champion in the newest and least-known Olympic...

January 27, 1964 | Robert Creamer
Certain problems arise when one sets about the job of putting together an amateur ice hockey team to represent the United States in the Olympic Games. The word "amateur" is one. The Olympics are...

January 27, 1964
If Pentagon aides start studying the sports page with a little more care in the future, nobody in Washington will be surprised. The new boss of the Army, Secretary Stephen Ailes, is an...

January 27, 1964 | Robert Creamer
In Los Angeles they came to see Belgium's superb distance runner, Gaston Roelants. He won, all right, but it was a slim 17-year-old high school senior, Gerry Lindgren, who ran away with the applause

January 27, 1964 | Bil Gilbert

January 27, 1964
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, after letting the rest of the NBA have some fun by losing six of 10 games, decided enough was enough and ran off five straight wins (best showing in six weeks) to up its lead...

January 27, 1964
18, 19—Russ Halford20, 21—UPI, AP (2)22, 23—Russ Halford26-28—Rich Clarkson32, 35—Jean Marquis36—right, Jerry Cooke41—T. Tanuma42—Brian Seed44, 45—Ivar Serud Fotograf46, 47—Lehtikuva Oy51—Brian...

January 27, 1964
Harlow Daly, 80, a retired accountant living in Sanford, Me., who took up chess in 1900 when he was 17 and has been the Maine state champion for the past five years, won his third straight...

January 27, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
THE MIDWEST

January 27, 1964
CRACK IN THE PLASTERSirs:I just can't believe that Jack Dempsey's gloves were loaded, even though his manager, Jack (Doc) Kearns, says that they were (He Didn't Know the Gloves Were Loaded, Jan....

January 27, 1964 | Paul Stewart
As lift lines grow longer and slopes more crowded, a small band of adventurous skiers are rediscovering the joys of touring and cross-country skiing, sports that almost disappeared in the U.S....

January 27, 1964 | Harold Rosenthal
A warm summer night and a free middleweight bout produced the largest crowd ever at ringside