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December 14, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 24

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Charley Johnson Cover - Sports Illustrated December 14, 1964

December 14, 1964 | Edwin Shrake

December 14, 1964 | Frank Deford
Like resounding thunder from the timpani, Michigan's trio of giants drummed out Duke's defeat. They proved that their speed cannot be discounted but that power is still the Wolverines' ultimate weapon

December 14, 1964
Anyone who thinks a yacht club has to be near the water underestimates the enthusiasm and tenacity of a lot of yachtsmen. On prairies and deserts all over the U.S. ardent sailormen are proving...

December 14, 1964 | Alfred Wright

December 14, 1964 | Robert Creamer

December 14, 1964
Peering into tomorrow, the special holiday issue includes a hard-eyed appraisal of the next decade, far-out sports equipment in color and a far-in-the-future tale of a big game.

December 14, 1964
Many states offer a flowing bowl of championship football as a midwinter pick-me-up for the nation's spectator sports fans. But the state of Florida, never one to be backward, goes the rest of the...

December 14, 1964
Despite the ingratitude of upstate New York voters, Senator Kenneth Keating managed to swallow some upstate champagne to help his office girls celebrate a birthday. Sun-tanned and smiling after...

December 14, 1964 | Virginia Kraft

December 14, 1964 | Charles Goren
My readers probably have gathered a distinct impression over the years that I am less than enthusiastic about gadget bids. Every so often a gadget will score a spectacular success and win a flock...

December 14, 1964 | Tom C. Brody
The Olympic 100-meter champion, Bob Hayes, closed out his college football career as Florida A & M beat Grambling last week. He was one of eight pro-draft choices in the Negro bowl game, and...

December 14, 1964 | Sidney L. James
The magnificent new Marine Stadium in Miami shown in the color feature beginning on page 40 was not quite finished when Milton Glaser saw it on his first trip to Florida. A native New Yorker who...

December 14, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
The shot from an elevated tee or fairway to a green below is one that requires more than the usual amount of thought. It is a deceptive shot that can hurt you badly if you do not think about...

December 14, 1964
Expert American skiers who have become restless on the crowded trails are now discovering the special joys of floating through deep powder, once the almost private domain of a few ski instructors...

December 14, 1964 | Bob Ottum
Sipping soda among the migraines, Texan Jim Hall (sending out a Chaparral, above) fielded the winners in Nassau's intoxicating week

December 14, 1964 | Edwin Shrake

December 14, 1964
BASKETBALL—BOSTON rumbled along, winning three of four, and rebounding's elder statesman, Bill Russell, just smiled at the eager young Knicks whom the Celtics beat twice, 117-113 (in overtime) and...

December 14, 1964
6—Mort Shuman17, 18—Neil Leifer19—James Drake20, 21—Tom Walters-Pix24—Glenn Fitzgerald-Carter Camera from UPI26—Werner Stoy49—Gilloon58—Jay B. Leviton68—Flip Schulke-Black Star77—Graphic...

December 14, 1964
Victor Oxley, 10, the inside-right on the 17th Wolf Cub Pack football (soccer) team attached to the Holy Trinity Church in Woodford, Essex, England, kicked in 41 of his team's 128 goals during a...

December 14, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
The 1965 college basketball season was barely a week old and already the field was littered with important casualties. Rarely had so many suffered such ignominy so quickly. UCLA, the defending...

December 14, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
Visiting teams are usually received warmly in Philadelphia's cozy Palestra, but rarely has one received the sizzling treatment that Davidson, a top-ranked team, got from un-ranked St. Joseph's...

December 14, 1964
TWICE TEXSirs:Congratulations! In Edwin Shrake you have actually found another writer who knows as little about football as Tex Maule (How the West Has Won, Nov. 23). Mr. Shrake believes that...

December 14, 1964
SINGIN', STRUMMIN' 'N' FIGHTIN'

December 14, 1964
•Bob Mason, basketball coach at Austin College, Sherman, Texas, which does not give athletic scholarships: "Someone asked me the other day about my centers; I told him I couldn't remember the last...

December 14, 1964 | Felicia Lee
The ground floor of the unassuming brownstone at 21 West 56 Street, New York City, houses one of the most exclusive ski boutiques in America. It is the only shop of its kind in the country where...

December 14, 1964 | David Lampe
It looks like a quaint and clumsy museum piece but it is still used by hunters in English coastal waters