Contents

December 04, 1967

26 The Giants Grow Up
New York's onetime pygmies are scrambling—offensively and defensively—and now they are up with the big boys

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'

SCOUTING REPORTS

44 AAWU
45 WEST COAST AC
46 WESTERN AC
49 BIG EIGHT
50 SEC
52 SOUTHWEST
57 MISSOURI VALLEY
58 BIG TEN
60 MID-AMERICAN
62 OHIO VALLEY
64 SOUTHERN
65 ATLANTIC COAST
66 IVY
68 YANKEE
70 BIG SKY
72 INDEPENDENTS

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

The departments

17 Scorecard
84 College Football
92 Motor Sports
96 Boating
98 Bridge
123 For the Record
124 19th Hole

Cover model by Asdur Takakjian
Cover photograph by Richard Jeffery

Credits on page 123

PHOTO26 PHOTO30 PHOTO32 ILLUSTRATION34 PHOTO78 PHOTO92 PHOTO102

Next week

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.

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)