THE POWER AND THE GLORY 18
One was Michigan State's, the other Notre Dame's in football's fourth week

A MEAN HAND WITH A ROCK 24
Lew Burdette, the enigmatic hero of the World Series, by ROY TERRELL

BAND DAY IN NEBRASKA 32
A growing and dazzling midwestern musical extravaganza IN COLOR

A LOW-PRESSURE ENGINEER 41
Is Bobby Dodd, of Georgia Tech, who says football can be fun. By DON PARKER

BRITANNIA RULES THE FAIRWAYS 49
HENRY LONGHURST reviews the astonishing upset of America's Ryder Cup golfers

DAY FOR AQUAVIT 58
A Swedish sweep in the Lime Rock Little Le Mans. By KENNETH RUDEEN

WINGS AT DAWN 60
The 1957 season promises to be another big one for ducks and hunters

NEWPORT GETS SOME TIPS FROM THE TOP 68
The President at golf, observed and reported by GEORGE PLIMPTON

LONDON BRIDGE IS NOT FALLING DOWN 80
A triumphant tourist, CHARLES GOREN finds British contract bridge booming

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 8
•PIGSKIN PANORAMA 11
•HICKMAN'S HUNCHES 12
•PRO PARADE 13
•COMING EVENTS 14
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 16
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 35
•BONNIE PRUDDEN 82
•HOTBOX 84
•TIP FROM THE TOP 86
•THE 19TH HOLE 87
•PAT ON THE BACK 92
•WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 28

Acknowledgments on page 16

COVER: MALLARD DRAKES

Photograph by David Goodnow

The prospect of mallards, shown winging downward in this remarkable picture, will again attract more than two million U.S. hunters to the stubble and blinds this fall. For a report on the hunters, the outlook for the season and the biologists who work to keep the ducks flying, see pages 60 through 67.

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION

NEXT WEEK

WORLD'S FINEST FISHING BOAT
A cutaway look at 'Lazybones,' and a visit with the men who designed and constructed her

PLUS:
ED ZERN TELLS YOU ALL ABOUT RETRIEVERS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)