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December 12, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 24

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Adele Cover - Sports Illustrated December 12, 1955

December 12, 1955 | Joe Belfore
There is an old saying that a good putter is a match for anyone and a bad putter is a match for nobody. I propose that the same thing applies equally to a golfer's ability or inability to play the...

December 12, 1955

December 12, 1955
U.S. Olympic track and field tryouts will be held next June—months ahead of the Melbourne Olympics—despite well-grounded arguments for holding them later in the summer (as the Russians will do)....

December 12, 1955
Among the greatest practitioners of an electrifying sport are La Quebrada's high divers, who leap for a tourists' floor show

December 12, 1955 | Horace Sutton

December 12, 1955 | Roy Terrell

December 12, 1955
DOWN IN DEFEAT, UP IN VICTORY

December 12, 1955 | A. J. Liebling

December 12, 1955 | Reginald Wells
Once the most disliked of breeds, dachshunds have outlived their wartime stigma and now rank fifth as favorite pets

December 12, 1955
RECORD BREAKERS

December 12, 1955 | James Murray
TWO FINE TENNIS PLAYERS NAMED GONZALES AND TRABERT START A SWING THROUGH SIX CONTINENTS THIS WEEK TO SEE WHO IS CHAMP

December 12, 1955 | James Murray
EVENT: Jack Kramer's third professional tour, covering the United States, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa in 15 months.

December 12, 1955 | Alfred Wright
THE PROS HAVE BEEN THRILLING CROWDS WITH CLIFFHANGERS AS THE NEW TALENT PROVES ITS METTLE AND LIVENS THE LEAGUE

December 12, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
ONE OF THE GREAT FIGHTERS OF ALL TIME, SUGAR RAY ROBINSON, MAKES HIS COMEBACK BID THIS WEEK. HE'S FIGHTING BIG ODDS

December 12, 1955 | Victor Kalman

December 12, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. EDWARD P. FALLON, Toledo, OhioRegistered nurse"Maybe, but I don't I like to shoot deer. They're such beautiful animals. I can't even " eat venison. If there are too many deer in one state,...

December 12, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Would you take a coaching job at a college that has completely de-emphasized athletics, such as the once-mighty University of Pennsylvania?

December 12, 1955 | Kenneth Rudeen
THE OFF-TRACK BUZZ: STIRLING MOSS MAKES A CHANGE, INDY GETS AN OFFER FROM MONZA, AND A SLOW BURN HEATS UP A COLD CORVETTE

December 12, 1955 | Andrew Crichton
Scottish curling, brought to American shores, loses nothing in translation

December 12, 1955 | Ezra Bowen
A FLOCK OF FRESH GADGETS, FUNCTIONAL, FANCIFUL AND FASCINATING, PROMISE FASTER, SAFER SKIING THIS WINTER

December 12, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

December 12, 1955
8—A. Y. Owen, Robert Riger, Hy Peskin, Richard Meek10—Roy Bash14, 15—drawings by Ajay30—Mike Freeman from Gilloon Agency, A.P.31—Jay B. Leviton-Black Star39—drawing by John Langley...

December 12, 1955
Sirs:Don Paul's brilliant rationale of football villainy (, SI, Nov. 28) is obviously one of the brightest new developments in gamesmanship, the science of how to win without actually cheating,...

December 12, 1955
GEORGE EVANSSergeant George Evans, 52, of the Darien, Conn. Police Department has never won a trap shooting championship but his students do. He is pictured above with three of his current pupils...

December 12, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Two weekends ago, after the finish of the Army-Navy game, I sat talking with a friend—both of us in the relaxed frame of mind which comes each fall Saturday afternoon when hardly anything seems...

December 12, 1955 | Compiled by Ed Zern
C—clear water; SH—slightly high; FG—fishing good; FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook fair; OVG—outlook very good.