Oct. 28, 1968
Oct. 28, 1968

Table of Contents
Oct. 28, 1968

Green Bay
College Football
Motor Sports
Horse Shows
Jock House
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 The Long Long Jump
The springy American bounded far beyond the long-jump record to put real dazzle into a troubled Olympic show

This is an article from the Oct. 28, 1968 issue

28 Don't Rule Out an Old Champ
The Green Bay Packers are off to a soggy start, but it would be a mistake to consider the team washed up

32 The Furlough Was Salubrious
After a year's layoff, Oakland's Rick Barry came back to pro basketball better than ever

34 'I'm Dropping Your Bag Right Here'
The caddies on the pro tour know their golf—and golfers—and happily share their knowledge with George Plimpton

44 Frenzy in the Front Row
The camera reveals what the college football fan rarely sees for himself—the drama on the sidelines

62 The Unremarkable Bruce McLaren
New Zealand's Mr. Modest has become the Mr. Big of the rich Canadian-American sports car series

76 Life in a Jock House
Sweat, glory and a naked Jon Arnett were all facts of life in the golden days at good old Kappa Alpha

The departments

9 Scorecard
53 Football's Week
61 People
62 Motor Sports
66 Horse Show
68 Boxing
70 Boating
91 For the Record
92 19th Hole

Credits on page 91

Cover photograph by Roy DeCarava


Next week

The record Olympics round out two weeks of controversy and marvelous performances in a mist of medals. Color photographs and a summation of the XIX Games.

The real pearl is Earl Monroe. The Baltimore Bullet amazed with his flash last year. Now, Frank Deford writes, the pros are calling him one of the best offensive stars ever.

Colts vs. Rams. Two powers square off against each other for the lead in the NFL Coastal Division, just as they did in the final game last year. Tex Maule covers the action.