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December 09, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 24

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Joe Namath Cover - Sports Illustrated December 09, 1968

December 09, 1968
PARSIMONY IN THE PARKS

December 09, 1968
•Don Bryant, Nebraska Sports Information Director, asked after the 47-0 loss to Oklahoma why the Nebraska coaching staff had selected no Husker nominees for Big Eight back of the week: "Be serious."

December 09, 1968 | Dan Jenkins
Notre Dame built a pocket to stuff Simpson in and unveiled a dashing young quarterback to get a winning tie against USC

December 09, 1968 | Gary Ronberg
Gordie Howe came out of the Canadian West 22 years ago to become the world's greatest hockey player. Last week the hero of the Detroit Red Wings skated to within a single goal of an astonishing record

December 09, 1968 | Pat Ryan
Women field hockey players met in New Jersey to fight for places on the U.S. team and, while there was nothing ladylike in the way they blackened eyes and broke knuckles, they kept the amenities

December 09, 1968 | Frank Deford

December 09, 1968
The fading packers, now struggling for survival, meet the Baltimore Colts in what could well be a decisive game for both teams. Tex Maule describes Green Bay's last stand.

December 09, 1968 | Edwin Shrake

December 09, 1968 | Garry Valk
There is a natural tendency at this time of year to slip into football parlance, and in the case of our college football writers, Dan Jenkins and William Johnson, it is important to note that the...

December 09, 1968 | William Johnson

December 09, 1968
The 1968 college football season is over, except for the Penn State-Syracuse parka parade at University Park next Saturday followed by the familiar assortment of Peach, Pecan, Potato, El Toro and...

December 09, 1968 | Mervin Hyman
SOUTHWEST

December 09, 1968 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: Florida State Quarterback Bill Cappleman passed Houston dizzy, completing 25 of 34 for 351 yards and four touchdowns. He has totaled 25 scoring passes, tying Cincinnati's Greg Cook for...

December 09, 1968
King Hussein of Jordan and his wife, Princess Muna, are taking an accelerated course in archery. Dr. Tom Pickering, an English geologist, is instructing them in preparation for a competition to be...

December 09, 1968 | Jule Campbell
For more than 20 years—ever since it got mustered out of the Navy at the end of World War II—the toggled duffle coat has been a country and campus favorite. The original duffle was designed for...

December 09, 1968 | Ruth Lieder
Everyone laughed when Joe Namath modeled a $5,000 mink coat in Shea Stadium last August, but take a look at this gang in little old Green Bay, home of the coldest established permanent floating...

December 09, 1968 | Charles Goren
Who is the best player in the world? is a question that people never tire of asking me. In the past it was easy for me to answer, "A beautiful woman," referring, of course, to my favorite partner,...

December 09, 1968 | Charles Goren
SOUTH1 [Spade]PASS

December 09, 1968 | Edwin Shrake
John Mecom Jr., owner of the New Orleans Saints, has everything he wants except favor among the NFL inner circle and a winning team

December 09, 1968 | Coles Phinizy

December 09, 1968
BASKETBALL—NBA: BALTIMORE (17-6) held a narrow Eastern lead by winning three out of four. Substitute Jack Marin scored 18 and had 16 rebounds in a win over Atlanta. Bailey Howell of BOSTON (15-6)...

December 09, 1968
18, 19—Walter Iooss Jr.20—Sheedy & Long (2), Walter Iooss Jr.22—Tony Triolo24, 25—Roy De-Carava26-28—Herb Scharfman32, 33—drawing by Marc Simont40—Herb Scharfman41, 42—Kennelly's Photo...

December 09, 1968
Scott Heilman, 8, of Fort Lauderdale, took first in the eight-year-old lightweight division (68 pounds) of the Dallas Invitational Judo Tournament. He was Florida state champion in his age group...

December 09, 1968
TEXAS TRADITIONALISTSSirs:I salute Texas A&M. The article by Myron Cope (The Proudest Squares, Nov. 18) points out that the school is the butt of many jokes for its continued adherence to some...