Jan. 03, 1972
Jan. 03, 1972

Table of Contents
Jan. 3, 1972

  • Garo Yepremian's field goal beats Kansas City in overtime to set up a Miami-Baltimore confrontation in the AFC, while Dallas and San Francisco gun their way into an NFC shoot-out in Texas

College Basketball
Pro Basketball
Earnie Seiler
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Up, Up, Up and Away!

This is an article from the Jan. 3, 1972 issue

12 AFC: Baltimore breezes, Miami marathons into the finals
15 NFC: Cowboys win, but the 'Skins get scalped in Frisco

18 Whatcha Doin', Brother Bruin?
Boston's new make-love, not-war hockey badly worries the Bruin fans—but, lo, the team is winning

20 Sweating Through the Dreads
Suffering from a severe case of loudmouthitis, Maryland is having trouble even talking big-college basketball

22 Blues in the Night for the Aces
Italy's celebrated Blue team storms out of retirement and overwhelms the world bridge, champions

26 Miss Mary's Lion
Ernest Hemingway's African Journal continues with a dramatic encounter between hunter and hunted

56 The House that Earnie Built
The man who founded the Orange Bowl in 1933 still handles just about everything but the opening kickoff

The departments

7 Scorecard
49 College Basketball
52 Skiing
54 Pro Basketball
67 For the Record
68 19th Hole

Credits on page 67

Cover photograph by Herb Scharfman


Next week

It's No. 1 vs. No. 2, the Corn-huskers vs. the Crimson Tide, as the Orange Bowl settles for good the championship of college football '71. Dan Jenkins tells who hit whom with what.

No. 2 is nowhere among the pros, however, as playoff champions Baltimore, Miami, Dallas and San Francisco contend for the only rating that counts now: a Super Bowl spot.

Up against something for the first time this season, high-scoring UCLA faces a challenge from once-beaten Ohio State in a basketball battle royal. William F. Reed reports.