26 The Giants Grow Up
New York's onetime pygmies are scrambling—offensively and defensively—and now they are up with the big boys
This is an article from the Dec. 4, 1967 issue
30 A Step to an Olympic Boycott
A few Negroes have voted to pass up the Olympics, but no one is yet sure if others will follow
32 Blue Power Wins a Bowl Game
Yale's Brian Dowling caps a superb season with one final, desperate fling to defeat Harvard
College Basketball 1968
34 The new faces of Year Two in the reign of King Lew
36 Henry Iba, the man who said 'Control the ball'
45 WEST COAST AC
46 WESTERN AC
49 BIG EIGHT
57 MISSOURI VALLEY
58 BIG TEN
62 OHIO VALLEY
65 ATLANTIC COAST
70 BIG SKY
78 The case for the 12-foot basket
92 Big Week for the Beat-up Best
The cars may have lacked professional polish, but their enthusiastic drivers produced some solid results at Daytona
102 'Go to the Races'
That's champion Jockey Jesse Davidson's term for the big time. He dreams of it while on the small tracks
84 College Football
92 Motor Sports
123 For the Record
124 19th Hole
Cover model by Asdur Takakjian
Cover photograph by Richard Jeffery
Credits on page 123
Boston's bold Bruins, led by Bobby Orr, are the wonders of a mad hockey season. Pete Axthelm tells why they are patsies no more, and the color camera records spirited action.
Shooting debuts of Calvin Murphy and Rick Mount are the features of college basketball's first week. Murphy's Niagara has an easy game, but Mount's Purdue meets UCLA.
Stage two in the heavyweight elimination tournament begins as Oscar Bonavena and Jimmy Ellis meet in Louisville. Mark Kram covers the bout between the two heavy punchers.