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January 11, 1965 | Volume 22, Issue 2

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Ernie Koy Cover - Sports Illustrated January 11, 1965

January 11, 1965 | John Underwood
Playing on a gimpy leg, Alabama's Joe Namath was the star of the Orange Bowl, but the surprising Texas Longhorns beat the country's No. 1 team by mixing long gains with muscular defense

January 11, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
At the opening kickoff on a gray, muggy day in the Cotton Bowl last week, Arkansas' quick, aggressive Razorbacks converged on Nebraska in a blur of crimson, seeking, as always, to knock down any...

January 11, 1965 | Frank Deford

January 11, 1965 | Whitney Tower
Santa Anita, a sporting venture founded 30 years ago by a dentist who knew how to treat his clientele, has its grandest opening ever, and in the process establishes itself as America's best racetrack

January 11, 1965 | Coach Don Shula

January 11, 1965 | Coach Don Shula
Baltimore's march to the Western title was to hinge on the Packer game—one the Calls had lo win. Don Shula tells how they did it, how this victory came on two plays—one by the Colt offense and one...

January 11, 1965
The big five basketball teams of Philadelphia are always among the nation's best. A report on the high-powered, continuous rivalry that is unique among major cities.

January 11, 1965 | Hugh Whall
One sail on an iceboat, say those who have tried it, and you are hooked for life. This means, in all likelihood, that Joe Norton, the 16-year-old shown opposite, will spend the rest of his years...

January 11, 1965 | Sidney L. James
Although they would undoubtedly welcome a second chance against the Cleveland Browns, I daresay both Quarterback Johnny Unitas of the Baltimore Colts and his coach, Don Shula, are reasonably...

January 11, 1965
Handsome domed structures are springing up on campus like plastic mushrooms, replacing the ill-lit barns that once functioned as field houses and gymnasiums. Above: the Harvard tennis team...

January 11, 1965
If Bing Crosby and John Raitt meet during the upcoming Crosby golf tournament, Raitt plans to keep his eye on Bing as well as the ball. Seems the last time the two baritones played a tournament...

January 11, 1965 | Jack Nicklaus
It is generally agreed that a heavy putter is more effective on slow greens, such as the Bermuda grass of the South, and that a light one is better on the fast bent-grass greens often encountered...

January 11, 1965 | Jack Olsen

January 11, 1965

January 11, 1965
•Fresco Thompson of the Los Angeles Dodgers: "When I broke into baseball each club had two scouts—one west of the Mississippi and the other east of the Mississippi. Now the Dodgers have a scout...

January 11, 1965
BASKETBALL—BOSTON increased its Eastern Division lead over the Royals to 7½ games with four more wins and stretched its current streak to eight games and 15 out of 16. CINCINNATI defeated the...

January 11, 1965
Christy Ito, 13, of Portland, Ore., who has been figure skating competitively just three years, won her third consecutive Northwest Pacific title—in the Novice Ladies division—at Great Falls,...

January 11, 1965
4—Richard Schechter14—Walter Iooss Jr.16—Flip Schulke-Black Star21, 23—Russ Halford25—Neil Leifer28—Minneapolis Morning Tribune39—Lee Balterman40-47—Marvin E. Newman48—Hortsmüller, Romano...

January 11, 1965 | Mervin Hyman

January 11, 1965
BROWN TASTESirs:Here's a great big thank-you from all loyal Cleveland fans to that great prognosticator, Tex Maule. The Browns' glorious victory over the "invincible" Colts was undoubtedly...