Nov. 24, 1969
Nov. 24, 1969

Table of Contents
Nov. 24, 1969

Hot Hand
Ohio State
America's Cup
Sweety Cakes
College Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 KC Had the Hot Hand
The Chiefs showed the Jets some razzle here and some dazzle there and—presto!—beat the world champs

This is an article from the Nov. 24, 1969 issue Original Layout

20 The Brooklyn Delicatessen Caper
Demonstrating how to get rich at the races, the Fulton Street mob heists $1.3 million in Aqueduct receipts

22 Ohio State: Alone at the Top
There may be some claims for Texas or Penn State, but if you're looking for the No.1 team, go to Columbus

28 $2 Million Berth to Newport
Quietly and at great cost, France's Marcel Bich is shaping an impressive America's Cup challenge

42 Sweety Cakes Runs the Sonics
Forget his nickname and quiet manner. Lenny Wilkens is very much in command of Seattle's NBA team

68 With a Bow to Tiga Muk
Audrey McElmury owes her success as a cyclist to the hills of La Jolla, weight lifting and a far-out diet

72 Doc Kerlan: Rx for Athletes
This wizard of orthopedists has turned athletic medicine into a pennant-making proposition

The departments

13 Scorecard
50 College Football
63 People
64 Horse Racing
66 Skiing
68 Cycling
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole

Credits on page 89

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


Next week

BASKETBALL 1969-70: In SI's survey of the college season, Pistol Pete Maravich reveals his wizardry. With scouting reports—UCLA is not preferred—and a gallery of stars.

The undefeated Rams and the once-beaten Cow boys clash in what might turn out to be a preview of the NFL championship game. Tex Maule will be on hand to report and analyze.

A fantasy fish—the elusive permit—mocks Thomas McGuane, a masochistic fly-fisherman, through long hours under the sun on the flats and in the passes of the Florida Keys.