Feb. 12, 1968
Feb. 12, 1968

Table of Contents
Feb. 12, 1968

Tennis Goes Mod
  • The new pro tour was up to date in Kansas City last week as John Newcombe dressed in yellow and go-go girls danced on court. Sure, the game still had its problems, but none of them was old age

New Quarry
Bobby Hull
Game Of Hope
Motor Sports
Old Lion
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 Now Tennis Goes Mod
With players wearing bright-colored shirts and go-go girls dancing on court, the newest pro tour gets under way

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16 A Brand New Jerry Quarry
The Californian showed stamina and a newly acquired jab and won as he pleased from bumbling Thad Spencer

20 The B-Blast Rocks New Mexico
That's B for Basketball, and the whole state is in happy hysteria over the teams at Albuquerque and Las Cruces

26 One Skate in Valhalla
Bobby Hull, hockey's most exciting player—the only peer of Howe and Richard—may soon quit the game

38 As Sempé Sees the Olympics
The witty, incisive pen of a French cartoonist explores Alpine ski racing at Grenoble

44 Golf Is a Game of Hope
No matter where he happens to be, Bob Hope always has a driver in his hands and a line to the nearest tee

54 Sea Change for a Celebrated Dish
The young owners of the ketch "Eudroma" spear their own fish for a creole bouillabaisse on a Caribbean beach

60 Old Lion in a New Land
Famed white hunter Harry Selby helps SI's John Underwood shoot the tail off an impala in Botswana

The departments

7 Scorecard
48 People
51 Golf
52 College Basketball
54 Travel
58 Motor Sports
73 For the Record
74 Basketball's Week
76 19th Hole


Next week

The Grenoble Olympics invest France with the grandeur and gaiety of the Winter Games. A report in words and color pictures from a special SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Olympic team.

Ali talks as he has and has not before. The heavyweight champion describes his new life to Tex Maule and predicts victory in 1973 when he returns to boxing from "Alcatraz."

Having given a list to America's profile, Dr. Robert Franklyn, a Hollywood plastic surgeon, paid a record price for a British beauty and wants to reshape the horse-racing world.