20 Mustaches All the Way
All the way down to a dramatic seventh game, that is, as the hairy A's won the tightest World Series ever played
26 Locomotive for the Class of '76
Now that freshmen can play football with the big boys they are giving coaches something new to cheer about
30 Green Bay Turns with the Tide
Two Alabama quarterbacks, one of them teaching the other, have managed to make the Packers a contender again
36 A Pampas Bull Who's Sweet as Sugar
Carlos Monzon, Argentina's world champion, has a mighty right and a record Ray Robinson may envy
October 30, 1972
48 I'll Wring Your Neck!
This particular chase was sparked by a Halloween prank, but running for dear life can be good sport
58 Looking Best in the West
Something old and blue plus something borrowed equals something new—this year's jeans-inspired ski wear
76 Keys to the Kingdom
Pro football rules far and wide. While men gather to pledge devotion and play palace games, women weep
66 College Football
70 Motor Sports
97 For the Record
98 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
Credits on page 97
An icy battle for the Philadelphia dollar pits Bobby Clarke and the NHL Flyers against ex-Bruin Derek Sanderson and the WHA Blazers. Mark Mulvoy is at rinkside.
Who's afraid of the big bad Wolverines? Everybody, with Michigan undefeated and set to avenge last year's Rose Bowl embarrassment. William Johnson scouts the team.
The treasure isn't buried, it's not even particularly valuable—but who cares? The joy of the game is what sends pilots buzzing the Bahamas on a madcap air and see search.