Sport: Scoreboard: Oct. 27, 1961

> In the week's big game between undefeated teams, Michigan State finally wore down hefty Notre Dame with speed and reserves, rallied for a 17-7 victory that established it as the leading power in college football. Other top teams kept right on rolling: Texas beat Arkansas, 33-7; Alabama trounced Tennessee. 34-3; and Iowa routed Wisconsin. 47-15.

>The World Champion New York Yankees, who hit 193 home runs last season, seemed intent on giving the rest of the American League a chance. From the cellar-dwelling Philadelphia Phillies, they picked up Righthander Robin Roberts, 35,...

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