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November 23, 1964
The hidden keys to effective defense in pro football are the tackles. Tex Maule nominates three for best—Alex Karras, Merlin Olsen, Henry Jordan—and explains their role.
November 30, 1964 | Tex Maule
Alex Karras (see cover), who earns his livelihood as a defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions, stands 6 feet 2 and weighs 250 pounds. He is a giant by any standards other than pro football's. He is, however, a runt...
March 17, 1969
A little more than a year ago we reported that Y. A. Tittle and his partner, Ray Handley, a former Stanford football star, had filed suit against the lessee of the Hip Hugger, a bar they owned in Sunnyvale, Calif.;...
January 05, 1976 | Edwin Shrake
Glancing at the Los Angeles Rams as they limped around their practice field in Long Beach last week, one might have assumed the team had been involved in a bus crash or perhaps had received a bomb in the Christmas...
March 08, 1976 | Mark Kram
The scream of Billy Cunningham as his knee tore and his season—perhaps even his career—ended, bespoke the savage hurt that can come with sport, the pangs and throbbing and enduring ache that athletes live with,...