12 The Hard Way to Hobart
SI's yachting writer took it, sailing through whales and gales to a first-place finish in a wild ocean race
No. 1 in the Rose; 12 in the Orange
16 Ohio State crushes USC and the national title heads east
20 Penn State overcomes adversity and Kansans by the dozen
So Near and Yet So Far Out
January 13, 1969
22 Puerto Rico will never be the same now that Puro is there
26 The season's sun clothes are for the far side of paradise
36 A Go Pattern vs. a Stop Team
The New York Jets' passing attack conquered the AFL, but the Baltimore Colts' defense should prove tougher
42 Three-Way Sprint to the Money
First one, then two, now three different groups are trying to bring professional track into existence
46 Subterfuge on a Sylvan Rally
The name of the sport is orienteering, but to Clive Gammon it was more like "cherchez la femme"
42 Track & Field
44 College Basketball
56 Basketball's Week
58 For the Record
59 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Ernst Haas
Credits on page 58
The Super Bowl presents the passing artistry of Joe Namath, the New York Jets' quarterback, against the bruising defense of the Baltimore Colts. Tex Maule reports.
The power struggle between conservationists and utility companies over haphazard planning of nuclear plants is described and decried by Senior Editor Robert H. Boyle.
Bleeding Buffalo, scorned by baseball and hockey and slandered as bush and barren by unkind critics, fights on for major league status. An appreciation by Brock Yates.