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November 11, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 20

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Bruce Jankowski Cover - Sports Illustrated November 11, 1968

November 11, 1968 | William Johnson
The East has an unpredictable young coach and his squad of opportunists, the Midwest has a surprising old master who has suddenly and grandly risen from conservatism, and college football has two...

November 11, 1968 | Dan Jenkins
A Beethoven symphony swirls through the mind of a defensive tackle. A linebacker earnestly dashes to physics class on the morning of a game. Test tubes intrigue a cornerback, math fascinates a...

November 11, 1968 | Roger Bannister
For sea-level distance men, writes the first four-minute miler, who is now a doctor, the cost of running in the altitude of Mexico was almost criminally high—a fact that future Olympic planners...

November 11, 1968 | Edwin Shrake
Baffled by an unusual Kansas City formation the first time they met, the Raiders had no problems in the rematch. They crushed the Chiefs to throw the Western Division of the AFL into a virtual...

November 11, 1968
She was always pretty, fragile and charming: a Dresden figurine performing tough school figures as though they were the easiest thing in the world. But the new Peggy Fleming, as these pictures...

November 11, 1968 | Wilfrid Sheed

November 11, 1968
The Killy style—and how-to get it—is described by the world's best skier in his first article since he won three skiing gold medals at the Grenoble Winter Olympic Games.

November 11, 1968 | Martin Kane

November 11, 1968 | Garry Valk
Sam Toperoff, who wrote The Mafia at Saratoga (page 58), is a gentle man, a connoisseur of 19th century American writers, old furniture—and horses. Horse racing makes strange stallfellows, and...

November 11, 1968 | Myron Cope
Kentucky's dauntless all-purpose football-and-horseplayer, Dicky Lyons, was his usual ubiquitous self as the Wildcats thumped West Virginia's clean-living, churchgoing stalwarts

November 11, 1968 | Mervin Hyman

November 11, 1968 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: Columbia Quarterback Marty Domres completed 26 of 44 passes for 396 yards and three touchdowns, scored once and set four Ivy League records, including one for 447 yards in total offense,...

November 11, 1968
Dr. Luis Walter Alvarez, physicist at the University of California at Berkeley, devised the first foul-weather landing system for airplanes, did studies on advanced systems of measurement by light...

November 11, 1968 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Dick Motta, new coach of the struggling Chicago Bulls, may be fresh cut of Utah's Weber State College, but he is no innocent. He has so much gall, in fact, that he has already put down some of the...

November 11, 1968 | Charles Goren
One of the reasons why contract bridge is the most challenging of all card games is that after you have learned how there is still the problem of when. And where. And why. To the avid student,...

November 11, 1968 | Charles Goren
NORTH

November 11, 1968 | Sam Toperoff
The goal of horse racing is breeding for excellence, and it is a goal often achieved. The bloodlines of horseplayers are less consistent. Even at hallowed Saratoga the fancy ranges from...

November 11, 1968
BASKETBALL—NBA: It was a week of last-ditch heroics. BALTIMORE (8-3) beat the Warriors 112-110 on Earl Monroe's 28-footer with two seconds left. CINCINNATI'S (6-2) Oscar Robertson frustrated the...

November 11, 1968
4—Roy DeCarava17, 18—Tony Tomsic19, 20—Walter Iooss Jr.23—UPI24, 25—Sheedy & Long26, 27—Curt Gunther-Camera 536, 37—Lynn Pelham-Rapho Guillumette44—Herb Scharfman52—AP, Associated...

November 11, 1968
William Wertenbaker of Manhattan, a writer on The New Yorker magazine, for the second straight year sailed his dark green 36½-foot gaff-rigged schooner Tyehee to first place in its class, on...

November 11, 1968
OLYMPIC REPRISESirs:In spite of the altitude, turistas, stomachaches, sore throats, the disgraceful exhibition of John Carlos and Tommie Smith, the idiotic behavior of the members of the Harvard...

November 11, 1968
NO CONTEST

November 11, 1968
•Paul (Tank) Younger, Los Angeles Rams scout, on L.A.'s Henry Dyer: "Henry is the best fullback Grambling College has had since me."

November 11, 1968 | Joan Hobson
In England, if you picnic in style at the Derby, at Ascot, at Henley or at Lord's Cricket Ground, you do it from a hamper marked F&M—for Fortnum & Mason. It was in 1707 that an Oxford...

November 11, 1968 | Billy Reed
That's what the governor of Kentucky himself said when 'effulgent' Bo and the Prayin' Colonels of Centre College got back to the bluegrass after beating the proudest school in the North