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November 04, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 19

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Earl Monroe Cover - Sports Illustrated November 04, 1968

November 04, 1968
BLACK SOXSirs:After seeing the telecast of the medal presentation to Tommie Smith and John Carlos and hearing the reading of the statement by the U.S. Olympic Committee, I feel compelled to...

November 04, 1968 | Bob Ottum

November 04, 1968 | Tex Maule
In the first of two encounters that may well decide the Coastal Division title, the Baltimore Colts whipped the Los Angeles Rams 27-70 to tie them for first place and set up the crucial rematch in...

November 04, 1968
A three-way battle for the AFL's Western title is developing among Oakland, Kansas City and San Diego. Edwin Shrake covers the showdown between Raiders and Chiefs.

November 04, 1968 | Frank Deford

November 04, 1968 | Alfred Wright
Berkeley protesters got firm treatment last week, but it was nothing compared to what Cal did to Syracuse

November 04, 1968 | George Plimpton

November 04, 1968 | Dan Jenkins
The referee's arms are in the air and defensive coaches are up in arms as sophisticated offenses, quarterbacks who run and the sudden urge to gamble bring touchdowns everywhere

November 04, 1968 | Dan Jenkins
This is the triple option that is destroying defenses. It attacks two key men, the defensive end (1) and tackle (2). Here the quarterback slides to his right. His first option, depending on what...

November 04, 1968 | Mervin Hyman

November 04, 1968 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: As a defensive safety, Al Brenner stole a Terry Hanratty throw and later tackled him on the Michigan State two to save a 21-17 win over Notre Dame. As a split end, he caught a pass to...

November 04, 1968
Jacqueline Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis were on a great many minds last week, and horseplayers at New York's Belmont Park could have turned the preoccupation to good account. The unexpected...

November 04, 1968 | Kim Chapin
No longer content to let prize pupil Denis Hulme lead their blitz of the Canadian-American racing series, New Zealand's Bruce McLaren took charge of the season's biggest event before a swinging...

November 04, 1968 | Gary Ronberg
Ex-Maple Leaf Jimmy Pappin is swinging a hot stick for Chicago

November 04, 1968 | Pat Putnam
Former ski jumper Jan Stenerud of the Kansas City Chiefs has become the best field-goal kicker in a sport he hardly understands

November 04, 1968 | Gilbert Rogin

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November 04, 1968
•Mrs. Maxine Mitchell, 51, a member of the U.S. Olympic women's fencing team, on the sex tests prior to the Games: "I must admit I was worried for a while. I have four children and eight...

November 04, 1968
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

November 04, 1968
20, 21—Neil Leifer22—Jerry Cooke, James Drake23—Jerry Cooke24, 25—Jerry Cooke, Neil Leifer (3), Walter Iooss Jr.26—Rich Clarkson (2), Neil Leifer28, 29—Herb Scharfman31, 33—Sheedy & Long34,...

November 04, 1968
BASKETBALL—NBA: BOSTON (4-0) kept its record clean with wins over the Royals, 108-101, and the Bucks, 102-89, while CINCINNATI (3-2), playing without the full-time services of injured Oscar...

November 04, 1968 | Dan Levin
To the sea-level skeptic, the mere fact that "they are there" has never seemed an adequate explanation of why otherwise sensible men insist on climbing mountains. In a thoughtful autobiography...

November 04, 1968 | Lavinia Scott-Elliot
Wedged obscurely between a stationery store and a café on a narrow street just off London's Berkeley Square is a shop that represents Valhalla to a host of quiet sportsmen—the chess set collectors...

November 04, 1968 | Leonard Shecter