Nov. 08, 1971
Nov. 08, 1971

Table of Contents
Nov. 8, 1971

Yesterday/Boll Weevils
A Jump
  • Steeplechasing is on its last legs, and that rare bird, the rider over fences, is now an endangered species—which is a pity because his sport has been the making and breaking of some of the nation's most successful horsemen

Joe Hyde
College Football
Pro Basketball
Design For Sport
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


22 They Had Better Be Super
In their busiest week, the Colts lost to the Vikings and beat the Steelers as they struggled to live like champs

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26 No Loitering in This Park
So diligently does Brad Park patrol his turf, the Rangers just might beat out Montreal and Boston

28 Two for Money, One for Show
Lee Trevino and Arnold Palmer opted for Vegas and big dollars, while Jack Nicklaus chose Australia

30 Bobby Clears the Boards for the Title
In beating Petrosian, Fischer lost one win streak, started another and qualified for the world chess championship

36 A Jump Ahead of Extinction
The odd birds who ride steeplechase horses are becoming an endangered species as their sport is slowly phased out

44 Trick or Truite: It's Joe Hyde
This dashing sportsman-chef cares not if you eat brown trout or blue jay, so long as you cook with flair

78 A Playground Divided
San Diego offers a wealth of sports, so many, in fact, that residents hardly have time for their big league teams

The departments

14 Scorecard
50 People
54 College Football
62 Pro Basketball
66 Design for Sport
68 Horse Racing
70 Bridge
74 Hunting
98 For the Record
100 19th Hole

Credits on page 98

Cover photograph by Arnold Newman


Next week

How the west was lost sums up the sort of football season the Pacific Eight is having, an unhappy blend of suspensions, probations and defeats. Ron Fimrite reports.

A stick fight left Bruin defenseman Ted Green with his skull fractured and his left side paralyzed. Terrible Teddy describes that bitter night—and his agonizing comeback.

The stage is set for Japan's 1972 Winter Games. William Johnson previews the Sapporo Olympic scene as he wanders through the land of soy sauce and Coca-Cola signs.