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December 13, 1965 | Volume 23, Issue 24

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Lance Alworth Cover - Sports Illustrated December 13, 1965

December 13, 1965 | George Crozier
Drop the hook in Port Castries or Cristobal or off the barrel "post office" in the Galápagos islands, and chances are that before yon have everything secured you will hear the rattle of anchor...

December 13, 1965
NONRECIPROCATING PISTONDetroit Piston Owner Fred Zollner has tried once again to nail down territorial rights to Michigan basketball All-America Cazzie Russell and once again has failed. Zollner...

December 13, 1965
•Joe Robbie, Miami Dolphin co-owner, after his first American Football League college draft: "It's like sweating out a baby in the waiting room, except in that case you're pretty sure the baby...

December 13, 1965 | George Plimpton

December 13, 1965 | Joe Jares

December 13, 1965 | Frank Deford

December 13, 1965
Sportsman Of The Year is the person whose achievements are the epitome of excellence. At the close of a year of remarkable accomplishment, we salute the very best.

December 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake

December 13, 1965 | Garry Valk
Charles Goren, whose bridge column in this magazine is understandably famous, phoned us from San Francisco last week, as excited as a child on Christmas morning. He had just won the Men's Team...

December 13, 1965 | Alfred Wright

December 13, 1965 | Jack Nicklaus
The well-executed golf swing is an athletic movement so tilled with unnatural twists and turns that any chance to make it more natural should be eagerly seized upon. The position of the elbows at...

December 13, 1965 | Charles Goren
The Netherlands, which will represent Europe in the next World Bridge Championship, was not the only small country to do well in the recent European championships. Ireland, which for years had...

December 13, 1965
It's a bit of a drive from Liverpool to Newmarket, but nevertheless there was Ringo Starr, M.B.E. and everything, mingling with the snooty at Tattersalls' December Bloodstock Sales. Never before...

December 13, 1965 | Paul Stewart
Shorter skis mean faster learning, say their proponents, and sales are climbing—but traditionalists call them unsuitable for serious skiers

December 13, 1965 | Roger S. Hewlett
An electric fan, a tank of water, soda straws, cellophane and lots of imagination are ample ingredients for a lively winter of sailboat racing, with no necessity whatever to go out in a boat on...

December 13, 1965 | Tom C. Brody
Nobody could call clownish Eddie Shack a great hockey star, but his wild and outlandish antics on the ice have regenerated a lackluster team

December 13, 1965 | Duncan Barnes
Everything was well set up for the national grouse championship. Eager handlers and dogs were there, the trial courses had been carefully manicured and the weather was ideal. Only one thing was...

December 13, 1965 | Robert H. Boyle

December 13, 1965 | Mervin Hyman

December 13, 1965
BASKETBALL—Crippled BOSTON (15-7), playing without Sam Jones (bad knee) all week and without Bill Russell (pulled hamstring muscle) for most of one game and all of another, lost two out of three...

December 13, 1965
Bert Life, 56, athletic director at the Toronto YMHA who last won a walking race in 1928 when he was Canadian junior champion, was the handicap winner of the 55th annual 10½-mile Brooklyn Bridge...

December 13, 1965
19—Art Shay21—Tony Tomsic27-33—Sheedy & Long40-46—Jerry Cooke59—right, Peter Sellers68—Tony Triolo98—Bill Sauers, Delaware County Daily Times

December 13, 1965
THE MANLY ARTSirs:Every year at this time you single out the one man who has contributed the most to the world of sports in the past year. On Monday, November 22, two men fought for the...