18 The Good Humor Men of Washington
George Allen gives his Redskins ice cream or whatever their hearts desire. And he gives Larry Brown the ball
22 Blue Blazers in Philadelphia
Some of hockey's newly rich get off to a calamitous start, raising questions as to the fitness of things
24 SOS from a Seaside Slaughter
A truce may be coming in the raging striped-bass battle between surf casters and haul seiners
26 The Qs Have Quite a Few of the As
A San Diego orthodontist who owns pro basketball's newest team is straightening out some misconceptions
November 6, 1972
36 Journey into a Secret Land
Russia's stud farms are hidden in the Caucasus. Until Whitney Tower's visit, they were well off limits
42 Looking for Unburied Loot
The loot isn't so much, it's the joy of the hunt that sparks the Bahamas' take-to-the-air-and-see search
72 He Never Shot Par
Al Capone and his Chicago killers were deadly elsewhere, but on the golf course they were strictly hit-and-miss
52 College Football
60 Horse Racing
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole
Credits on page 89
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
A running commentary by Tex Maule touches on Floyd Little of the Denver Broncos and other ballcarriers who are putting the feet back into professional football.
The Rib-Crackingest auto race of all time is Mexico's Baja 1,000, an annual madness that thunders the length of Lower California. Robert F. Jones watches as the cars fly by.
One terrible beauty is back and doing good—good works, that is. The Sugar Ray Youth Foundation, the boxer says, is his destiny, and "I can't tell you the happiness."