10 Hank Stram's Superchiefs
At New Orleans, Kansas City's creative coach gave Len Dawson the tools to engineer an astonishing upset

16 Bonny Year for Buffalo Bob
St. Bonaventure's big Bob Lanier has big feet, big pro expectations and a big shot at the NCAA basketball title

18 Another Opening, Another Tour
In Los Angeles, Billy Casper launches golf into the 1970s by helping a nice guy finish second

24 Towering Babble and (Sob) Heidi
How the goat girl beat the Jets and other behind-the-tube revelations. Part 4 of a series on television and sports

32 Ode on a Grecian Urge
Maybe that's what indoor track was meant to be, but Artist Arnold Roth finds it mostly a salute to central heating

38 The Kahlahnah Koogahs
Frank Deford tells the story of "my baby," the first regional franchise in history—and a success already

52 Squinting at the Stars
A report on what in heaven happens when astrologers examine athletes through a horoscope

The departments

7 Scorecard
42 People
44 College Basketball
46 Hunting
49 Tennis
65 For the Record
66 19th Hole

Credits on page 65

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


Next week

Upheaval is the word for what Bob Cousy has started in Cincinnati as coach of the NBA's Royals. Trading stars, changing styles, he has brought a lethargic franchise to life.

The Kenyans are coming to Los Angeles for the season's first international indoor track meet. Pat Putnam reports on how Keino and Bon fare against the top competition.

Ted's first year as a big-league manager is analyzed by Williams himself while on an African safari. John Underwood writes it all down in what may be a hot-stove classic.