10 The Purple Gang Rubs Out L.A.
Minnesota shot from behind to edge Los Angeles in its NFL playoff game, while Cleveland waltzed by Dallas
18 Up, Up and Away Go Artis and J.U.
Unknown Jacksonville U. is not only college basketball's tallest team, it is one of the best
22 TV Accepted the Call
Millions of dollars and many a ploy have added up to Super Sunday U.S.A. Part 2 of a series
30 A Bay of Dreams
An appreciation of San Francisco's unique waters in paintings and prose as boat show time approaches
January 5, 1970
36 Call Him Super Daryle
Oakland Quarterback Daryle Lamonica believes he's the best in the game. If so, Kansas City will test the best
46 A Marine Named MacArthur
In addition to his military background, Mac Foster has 22 consecutive knockouts to his credit
48 A Carrot for a Chestnut
A racehorse is slipped a fatal snack at dawn, and a jockey gets his just desserts. Fiction by a famed British writer
44 College Basketball
61 For the Record
62 19th Hole
Credits on page 61
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
The name of the game may be defense as Minnesota's Four Norsemen and Cleveland's anonymous front four meet in the NFL game. Tex Maule reports on the hitting.
Is Texas really no. 1 or will Notre Dame wake up those echoes? Can Missouri snap Penn State's streak? Dan Jenkins assesses who achieved what in the major bowls.
Relish the good life on Hawaii's remote islands—backdrop for a sporting look at the season's new figure-caressing swimsuits—before the tourist overkill sets in.