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November 22, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 21

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November 22, 1971
25—Walter Iooss Jr.26—Neil Leifer28, 29—Heinz Kluetmeier30, 31—Jerry Cooke32—Brown Brothers, Neil Leifer (2), AP, Bob Peterson40—Dick Raphael62—AP, Dick Garrett67—Leviton-Atlanta76—John D....

November 22, 1971
Woody Petchel, Senior halfback for Pen Argyl (Pa.) High, broke the Pennsylvania career scoring records for touchdowns and total points when he rushed for four TDs and 96 yards in a 40-12 win over...

November 22, 1971
BASKETBALL—NBA: Buffalo, which is playing its second season in the league, moved briefly past New York, which is playing its second season since winning the league title, into third place in the...

November 22, 1971
TALE OF ONE CITYSirs:My sincerest thanks for Richard W. Johnston's article about San Diego (A Playground Divided, Nov. 8). It was the first honest and fair description of this city's sports scene...

November 22, 1971 | Don Anderson
No matter what T. S. Eliot said, November, not April, is the crudest month—especially if you are a golfer facing the long winter with nothing better than a living room carpet to practice on. Well,...

November 22, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
MELTING ICEIt is saddening, if not surprising, that the National Hockey League, by adding Long Island and Atlanta to its lineup for next season, has moved to dilute the quality of a sport already...

November 22, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Russ Thomas, Detroit Lions general manager, on why NFL teams are employing more than one quarterback: "The ideal situation would be to have a 24-year-old quarterback with a 35-year-old mind...

November 22, 1971 | Tex Maule

November 22, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
Two goalies on the skids with other teams have been paying their way so handsomely in Minnesota that the North Stars have risen to unusual heights—Chicago's altitude—after years of just scuffling

November 22, 1971
A year of the giant begins in college basketball and, for once, UCLA is not favored to run off with the NCAA title, though it does have one of the very best giants (6'11" Bill Walton). Barring the...

November 22, 1971 | Whitney Tower
The filly Numbered Account was eyeing more than just a divisional championship—she was after Horse of the Year honors, too—when she took on the colts in the rich Garden State Stakes

November 22, 1971 | Dan Jenkins

November 22, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
The concept of the sportsman as hard-eyed realist gets several rude jolts in these pages this week. At least four of our articles either deal with, or give evidence of, the eminent role of...

November 22, 1971 | Mayberry Fitzgerald

November 22, 1971 | Rudolph S. Rauch III

November 22, 1971 | Frank Deford
In response to the President's staunch leadership, we must all roll up our sleeves, tighten our belts, suck in our guts and help defend the sanctity of our American sports clichés

November 22, 1971
China's U.N. representatives checked into Manhattan last week just in time for the debut of a keen new gift idea that is bound to be a big hit among the striped-pants set. These Ping-Pong paddles...

November 22, 1971 | Pat Putnam
Auburn Quarterback Pat Sullivan, whose four touchdown passes beat Georgia, can do everything but leap tall buildings in a single bound

November 22, 1971 | William F. Reed

November 22, 1971 | William F. Reed
THE LINEMAN: San Jose Linebacker Dave Chancy (5'11" and 218 pounds) made 14 individual tackles, recovered two fumbles and intercepted a pass in his team's 13-12 upset of Stanford. One recovery set...

November 22, 1971 | Peter Carry
Rookie Elmore Smith is paying off for the Nabisco tycoon who is building a sweet team at Buffalo

November 22, 1971 | Dan Levin
Swatting shuttlecocks may not be the toughest of sporting pastimes, but it was superb conditioning that carried two Texans to their titles

November 22, 1971 | Anita Verschoth
Ex-paratrooper Jess Bell mixed up a special batch of stuff for fresh-air fiends, and next thing the competition knew, he was the cosmetics king of the ski world. Now even schussboomer Billy Kidd...

November 22, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
Still white-hot, Big Jack Nicklaus seared a strong World Cup field

November 22, 1971 | Alice Higgins
Brendan was one of my mistakes," said Patrick Butler, a generous supporter of the U.S. Equestrian Team. He made the remark in New York's Madison Square Garden at the National Horse Show, the last...

November 22, 1971 | Coles Phinizy

November 22, 1971 | Dolly Connelly
The beginnings of Paria Canyon in the Hat desert of southern Utah, just north of the Arizona border, are deceptively mild. And 37 miles farther on (or maybe 48, depending on your cartographer)...

November 22, 1971 | Richard M. Watt