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September 20, 1965 | Volume 23, Issue 12

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Frank Solich Cover - Sports Illustrated September 20, 1965

September 20, 1965 | Robert Cantwell
One of the legends about the chess career of Bobby Fischer is that when he began showing signs of greatness—at age 11, or thereabouts—the Russians tried to get him to defect to the Soviet Union,...

September 20, 1965
Three shots got by him, but Jean Paul Belmondo made enough diving stops (below) to hold off Les Escrocs while his own team, which goes by the name of Les Polymusclés, also scored three times to...

September 20, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
When poor Charley Hennigan set a pro record of 101 receptions last year his own Houston Oiler coaches sighed: they wanted fewer catches and more scores. As this season opened, Charley was trying...

September 20, 1965 | Whitney Tower
Between them, Graustark (Ribot) and Buckpasser (Tom Fool) have won 11 of 12 2-year-old races but they probably will not meet until next winter in Florida. Then, every start will be a prelude to...

September 20, 1965 | Jack Mann
That's what they call Cincinnati's Pete Rose, who runs to first on walks and leads the league in base hits. His new-found double-play skills could win the pennant

September 20, 1965 | Charles Goren
When Jim Linhart arrived in Lubbock, Texas for a recent tournament he had a hard time finding a bed. There were rooms in the local hotels, but none of them could accommodate Jim's 6-foot-10 frame....

September 20, 1965 | Jack Nicklaus
It is obvious that you can hit a good shot even if you follow through awkwardly, for nothing you do after the ball leaves the club head is going to influence where the ball goes. But a sound...

September 20, 1965 | Jack Olsen

September 20, 1965 | Mark Mulvoy
AMERICAN LEAGUE

September 20, 1965
MISSOURI OVER KENTUCKYBut hardly a waltz, even with all those swift Missouri backs. Kentucky has Norton to throw, Bird to run and an urge to win.

September 20, 1965
BOATING—Miss Bardahl and TAHOE MISS won two preliminary heats apiece in the Governor's Cup race for unlimited hydroplanes on the Ohio River in Madison, Ind. and Miss Bardahl, driven by Ron Musson,...

September 20, 1965
4—George J. Bloodgood21—John S. Flannery26, 27—Neil Leifer28—James Drake29—Walter Iooss Jr., James Drake30, 31—Walter Iooss Jr.32—James Drake36, 37—Hans Knopf-Pix38—Foto Mayo39—Chicago's...

September 20, 1965
Willard McConnell, 61, a Wilmington, Del. bank executive, took the Delaware Senior Golf Tournament for the third time after winning an 18-hole playoff against Willard Dickerson, with whom he was...

September 20, 1965
INTO THE STRETCHSirs:William Leggett is all wrong in his analysis of the National League pennant race. Cincinnati doesn't have the support at the right time, but I think they will win the pennant....

September 20, 1965
ENTER THE OREGON SLAMMERS

September 20, 1965
•Ron Perranoski, Dodger reliever, on what it would take for his injury-ridden club to pull out the National League pennant: "A fife, a drum and a flag."

September 20, 1965
Next week intercollegiate football's annual uniformed warfare will burst across the nation for the 89th time. By New Year's Day, 25 million spectators will have seen games. Most will live and die...

September 20, 1965
Dr. Quarterback might be a good name for Frank Ryan of the Browns, who has a Ph.D. in math. How he discovered he could not mastermind football is disclosed by Jack Olsen.

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
The language and the rules both change this season, but the Cornhuskers will be strong again and should finally 'gore' the others to win the mythical national title

September 20, 1965 | Joe Jares
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September 20, 1965 | Alice Higgins
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September 20, 1965 | Garry Valk
In all the realm of photography, we have to believe there is no heartier breed than the football cameraman. Good football photographers are not just picture-takers, they are commandos trained and...

September 20, 1965
A look at old and new favorites-plus analyses of 133 major and 77 small-college teams by Dan Jenkins, Mervin Hyman and Gary Ronberg

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
Wilmer Cooks is not another Jimmy Brown or a Whizzer White or even a Hugh McElhenny. He is not exceptionally fast nor is he particularly vicious. But because Wilmer Cooks happens to be extremely...

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
Halfback Roger Grimes of Penn State is the kind of player central casting might have dreamed up to play the All-American boy in a football film. Says Coach Rip Engle, who does not make his pay as...

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
To hear bass fisherman and sometimes Coach Bobby Dodd tell it, sophomore Tailback Lenny Snow of Georgia Tech may be the best thing to hit the South since TVA. Snow is so good that the normally...

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
The best sophomore lineman in the West, or anywhere else for that matter, should be 19-year-old Tackle Ron Yary of USC. "Ron is as good as I've ever seen," says USC Coach John McKay, who has won...

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins
Late last season during a scrimmage between the University of Houston's freshmen and the varsity reserves, the ball was placed on the 30-yard line and Freshman Coach Carroll Schultz told his squad...

September 20, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

September 20, 1965 | John Underwood

September 20, 1965 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
The British sportsman who, for one sad reason or another, wants to sell his guns or his fishing gear, turns them over to Messrs. Knight, Frank and Rutley, at 20 Hanover Square in London.

September 20, 1965 | Pat Ryan
At 59, John Longden is old for a jockey—but you would never have known it to see him on his 6,000th winner