Contents

January 18, 1971

10 Poor Broken Wings
Defeated and discouraged, the once high-flying Detroit Red Wings molt a coach who didn't understand them

14 'Hey, I Can Beat Those Guys'
Last year Dr. Del Meriwether took up track for the first time. Last week he whipped the best sprinters

16 Play Now, Fly Later
Most of them skied and some of them raced, but mostly the stewardesses just brightened old Sun Valley

18 Super Bowl
Two dissimilar men, Craig Morton of the Cowboys and Mike Curtis of the Colts, prepare for the biggest game

24 Baja Reverie
Artist Francis Golden lures icebound Northerners to the fish-filled Sea of Cortez

30 A Neurotic in the Backfield
Two San Jose State College psychologists help coaches and players over their emotional hurdles

72 An Assessment of 'Black Is Best'
What accounts for the overwhelming proportion of Negro athletic stars? Scientists are searching for some answers

The departments

8 Scorecard
55 People
56 College Basketball
60 Tennis
69 Golf
85 For the Record
86 19th Hole

Credits on page 85

Cover photograph by Sheedy & Long and Neil Leifer

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Next week

Corral the colts? To do it the Cowboys will have to head them off at the pass—the ones Johnny Unitas will be throwing. Tex Maule reports the fifth annual Super Bowl.

Hard on the heels of the big match-up with Notre Dame's Austin Carr, Marquette's adventurous Warriors take on New Mexico State. An account by Curry Kirkpatrick.

Old hockey players may die but they resolutely refuse to fade away. Tony Triolo's camera catches 10 who've been in the NHL for 15 years and show no signs of quitting.

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