Contents

November 03, 1969

18 Merciless Minnesota
The Vikings, with Joe Kapp on the beam and the Four Norsemen lowering the boom, lead the Central Division

22 On a Hot Seat in Boston
Red Auerbach and Tom Heinsohn share the heat and a big problem—Bill Russell is really gone

26 No Defeats, Loads of Trouble
When Coach Lloyd Eaton of unbeaten Wyoming suspended his 14 black players, he started a Western furor

28 Hockey's Muted Moments
Artist Richard Estes paints a subtle scene, leaving the action to the viewer's mind

34 Lew Alcindor's Story: Part 2
At UCLA the basketball was fine, says Lew, but prejudice on the campus nearly drove him away

62 All the Big Money Was on the Red
The money was out of the overalls and on the line as an Irish import won coursing's Challenge Cup

70 Uncrowned King of Caviar
There are sturgeon in the Hudson River, and Ace Lent contemplates the fish-egg business

The departments

9 Scorecard
46 College Football
52 People
57 Fishing
60 Hockey
62 Dogs
64 Horse Racing
68 Bridge
81 For the Record
82 19th Hole

Credits on page 81

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer

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Next week

The Heisman Trophy should go to the best college football player, but the ballyhoo attending it makes it more of a Hollywood Oscar. Dan Jenkins inspects the hopefuls.

Flick a switch and instant surf comes rolling along a man-made oasis in—of all places—Arizona. Coles Phinizy has seen it and surfed it and claims that it is for real.

A father who well remembers his own days of cave exploring is challenged by his son into trying such a trip again. He finds both old truths and new ones underground.

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)