Up, Up, Up and Away!
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
January 3, 1972
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
49 College Basketball
54 Pro Basketball
67 For the Record
68 19th Hole
Credits on page 67
Cover photograph by Herb Scharfman
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.