16 There Goes the Slam
Charles Coody won the Masters and ended Jack Nicklaus' hope of winning all of golf's major titles in 1971
20 Orr Country—Orr Is It?
Boston's superstar was both hero and goat as Montreal fought the Bruins in hockey's Stanley Cup
22 I Got the Horse Right—Where?
Off-track betting is oil and running, and here is what happened when the big city became everybody's bookie
30 Curtain Up on a Mod New Act
Everything was up to date around the major leagues, but especially in suddenly boo-less Philly
April 19, 1971
34 Portrait in Powder
Swinging down a Wyoming slope, a band of skiers find an outlet for their artistic impulses
36 We've Got To Spread Some Anarchy
So says Lew Alcindor, describing what his Bucks must do to win the title. And he's sure they will
50 And a Merrie Olde Pint for Thee
Sporting talk in the inns of England is as indispensable as sport itself
56 But It Looked Like a Great New Racket
The confessions of a tennis czar who built his empire around a homesick pro and Leslie Howard's grandfather
84 To Be King of the Mountain
That is the lure of auto racing's Chimney Rock Hillclimb in a region where fast moonshiners stalled it all
81 Platform Tennis
101 For the Record
102 19th Hole
Credits on page 101
Cover illustration by Don Moss
The cold war between Bobby Orr's Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens races to a climax: the young pretenders vs. a proud old dynasty. Mark Mulvoy will be on hand.
The last round of the NBA playoffs waits on the defending champion New York Knicks' struggle to get past Baltimore, while Los Angeles tries to stop the Milwaukee juggernaut.
Still seething after almost 20 years away from the job, A. B. (Happy) Chandler unloads on those baseball figures who turned his commissionership into chaos and frustration.