16 Everybody Pick Up a Drum
Beset by injuries but attended by miracles, the Minnesota Twins have taken charge of the American League

20 Texas Teeners Strike Back
Revenge for a defeat in the country's top high school football game was the object, and Texas got it

24 Diary of a Career in Turmoil
Dave Marr won the PGA, and the daily trials of Arnold Palmer raised questions about his future

32 ¬°Ole! for the Brave Club Taurino!
Artist Marc Simont records the adventures of the bullfight club of New York on a (wow!) trip to Spain

40 The Y. A. Tittle Story: Part 2
Yat exchanges misery in San Francisco for fame and adulation in New York

56 Le Style Far West
It's back to the ranch in Paris these days, and the cowboy clothes worn to le barbecue are made in France

72 The Old Men of the Sea
The Bottom Scratchers of San Diego are still in love with diving, a sport they pioneered 35 years ago

The departments

9 Scorecard
56 Sporting Look
60 Golf
63 People
64 Skiing
85 Baseball's Week
86 For the Record
87 19th Hole

Credits on page 86

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

Our Davis Cuppers, still underdogs, now invade Barcelona to play Spain. Frank Deford goes with them to record this latest skirmish on the long road to the Challenge Round.

"Go, Jazy!" the crowds plead, and the Frenchman, who drinks whiskey and wine and smokes cigarettes, goes—faster than any miler before. A report by Edwin Shrake.

A fish crow, smaller version of the common crow, is both subject and symbol in Bil Gilbert's powerful, sensitive story of children, adults and the intractability of nature.