Dec. 04, 1972
Dec. 04, 1972

Table of Contents
Dec. 4, 1972

Battle Royal
Booze! Girls!
College Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


22 Battle Royal of the Leftovers
Thanksgiving is over, but the 49ers, Falcons and Rams are still struggling in the Turkey Division

This is an article from the Dec. 4, 1972 issue Original Layout

26 A New Southern Rising
As Atlanta enters the Ice Age, the Flames are off' and blazing, the fans up and cheering

28 Oak Leaf Cluster for General Woody
Ohio State, brought to a boil by the pregame oratory of Coach Woody Hayes, beats Michigan to go to the Rose Bowl

30 Live! Booze! Girls! Ali!
It was strictly show biz when Muhammad faced west and fought—some would question that—Bob Foster

36 The Marque of Zora
The courtly bon vivant who put his own stamp on U.S. motoring is still a cool avenger behind the wheel

48 Gundog Molly, Folly and Me
A man and his pointer afield, the man with all the dreams and the dog with all the instincts—of a whippet

78 Enough Cracks about Philly
Ever since the bell broke, jokesters have taken liberty with Philadelphia. Now a fond look at Losersville

The departments

15 Scorecard
56 People
58 College Football
66 Sporting Look
70 Baseball
74 Karate
99 For the Record
100 19th Hole

Credits on page 99

Cover photograph by Fred Kaplan


Next week

The big ten is big time in basketball again. As the season begins, Curry Kirkpatrick discourses on Minnesota's Ron Behagen, Michigan's Campy Russell and a rough league.

A showdown for the AFC Central Division championship sets the upsurging Pittsburgh Steelers against the traditionally victorious Cleveland Browns. A report by Ron Reid.

The movers and snakers of pro basketball are caught in the act by John Zimmerman's camera, while Peter Carry pens the masterful maneuvers of the Squires' Julius Erving.