Contents

October 26, 1970

14 Keepers of the Faith
Notre Dame is on the move, and countless hearts are beating as one—as in No. 1

16 Moves Like Silk, Hits a Ton
In his workouts Muhammad Ali appears ready to give Jerry Quarry a hard night in Atlanta

20 There's Gold in Them Thar Spills
The once defenseless 49ers have learned that teams don't win titles without making the big hits

22 That Black and Orange Magic
Brooks Robinson wove a spell over the Reds and made them disappear in five games

Pro Basketball's Silver Season

28 Pete Maravich makes his debut in Atlanta
30 The sport sits for a unique portrait by Douglas Gorsline
37 Previews analyze all divisions of NBA and ABA

70 Poison Roams Our Coastal Seas
A Sports Illustrated-sponsored study finds that saltwater fish are carriers of dangerous chemicals

The departments

9 TV Talk
10 Scorecard
46 People
51 College Football
56 Horse Racing
60 Golf
64 Aikido
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole

Cover photograph by James Drake

Credits on page 89

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Next week

The road back for Muhammad Ali begins with a 15-rounder in Atlanta against Jerry Quarry; the next planned step is a title match with Joe Frazier. Mark Kram reports.

Maxi football can be played by mini colleges: that is a claim often made by frantic fans of small schools. Pat Putnam goes exploring to see how good it is, and who's best.

Bored with watching traditional tennis? Do you doze while viewing a match on TV? Well, Dick Miles has some new—and revolutionary—ideas that will change all that.

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)