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October 17, 1966 | Volume 25, Issue 16

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Joe Namath Cover - Sports Illustrated October 17, 1966

October 17, 1966
FOOTBALL—NFL: Each in its own way, Dallas and St. Louis prepared for their Eastern Conference showdown in St. Louis this Sunday. With Quarterback Don Meredith and Flanker Bob Hayes playing a game...

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30, 31—Neil Leifer32—Herb Scharfman35—Neil Leifer37—James Drake38—T. Tanuma40, 41—Tony Triolo42-44—Stuart Smith60—Tony Triolo67, 68—John F. Jaaua74—UPI80—Walter Iooss Jr.111—Pictorial Parade,...

October 17, 1966
Kathy Killian, 14, of Fairfield, Conn., who first picked up a rifle three years ago, out-shot a field of 61 to win the Fairfield PAL outdoor small-bore prone rifle championship. She missed just...

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Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State football coach, after Center Walt For-man, whose grade average was 3.89 out of a possible 4.0, quit the team to enter medical school: "We've learned our lesson. We...

October 17, 1966
Pro Basketball opens with a 10-team league considerably altered by trades and with the game's most exciting player, Elgin Baylor, back in form after a series of crippling injuries.

October 17, 1966 | Jack Mann

October 17, 1966 | Jerrold Schecter
Beneath Japan's sacred mountain a classic U.S. race made new friends

October 17, 1966 | Garry Valk
The world of America's top table-tennis players is a pretty peculiar one, as 10-time National Champion Dick Miles makes abundantly clear in the article beginning on page 90 of this issue. Mr....

October 17, 1966 | Lynn Simross
These were the battle cries heard at Michigan's Hope College last week as its brawny sophomores once again doused the freshmen in the Black River by pulling to victory in the annual tug-of-war

October 17, 1966 | Dan Jenkins

October 17, 1966
Today's vacation homes are planned to make people feel they are roughing it outdoors, with sliding partitions and large windows minimizing the separation between the trees inside and the forest...

October 17, 1966 | Frank Deford

October 17, 1966 | John Underwood
Not in a quarter of a century have the Midwest's big colleges looked so small. There are all sorts of excuses for the poor show—some of them legitimate—but Michigan State has the only answer: more...

October 17, 1966 | Mervin Hyman

October 17, 1966 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: San Jose State's skinny quarterback, Danny Holman (6 feet 2, 159 pounds), the nation's leading passer, completed 20 of 37 aerials for 216 yards and two touchdowns as his surprising team...

October 17, 1966 | Charles Goren
With the European Championship having been staged in Warsaw this year—the first time in history that it has been played in a Communist country—there is reason to hope that bridge may be making...

October 17, 1966 | Alfred Wright
In a tournament that included one heated argument with the referee and several cool exchanges between players, Gary Player wins the Piccadilly World Match Play title from his pals Nicklaus, Palmer...

October 17, 1966 | Whitney Tower
French horses turned back all challengers at Longchamp while the U.S. entry remained in his stall in England under curious circumstances

October 17, 1966 | Robert H. Boyle
A man with the familiar name of Herbert Hoover has been one of the prime movers in the fight to stop developers in Florida's upper keys

October 17, 1966 | Dick Miles

October 17, 1966 | Parke Cummings
If ice hockey can be played on a basketball court at Madison Square Garden, why not tennis on a swimming pool in your own backyard?