Contents

January 12, 1970

Ready for the Super Bowl

12 First Joe Kapp's Vikings numbed and baffled the Browns
17 Then the Chiefs' pass rush destroyed Daryle Lamonica

20 Bobby Mines the Mother Lode
Boston's golden vein of Orr is producing an astonishing thrust for the NHL scoring title

22 A Recession? No Sign of It Here
While some economists predict trouble in 1970, one key area of sport—horse racing—is bullish

26 Texas Holds Onto No. 1
A clutch completion by two courageous elves won for the Longhorns and quieted Penn State's claims

30 Go Back to a New Grass Shack
How to avoid the crowd and find the hideaway Hawaii—a package of fun in the sun with the newest sportswear

44 Adventures of Super Spy!
With millions of sport dollars at stake, television risks a wisp of cloak and a touch of dagger. Part 3 of a series

66 Wet, Happy Marvin Shackelford
The world champion marathon water skier lives a life of not-so-quiet recreation at a Memphis marina

The departments

9 Scorecard
55 College Basketball
58 Golf
60 Skiing
74 For the Record
75 19th Hole

Credits on page 74

Cover photograph by Jay Maisel

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Next week

A war of hitters will decide the professional football championship in New Orleans. Can the Chiefs' savage defense contain the Vikings' bruising attack? Tex Maule will report.

Wave of the future in sports is the regional franchise, said Frank Deford two years ago. Now he reports on the first such group, pro basketball's Carolina Cougars.

Astrologers have their views on sports, and fans of both are reading what is written in the stars. Jeannette Bruce takes a heavenly look at athletes, Astroflash and Aquarius.

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