30 Up, Up and Away
Led by Minnesota and Michigan, a Little Brown Jugful of basketball talent, the Big Ten is soaring
34 Overdue Orrgy for the Bruins
His knee nearly O.K. at last, Bobby gives Boston a big lift—and talks of life in Orrland
36 Black and Gold Soul
Pittsburgh took over first place behind the remarkable running of Franco Harris, a multicultural rookie
38 Citius, Altius, Opulentius
That could be the new slogan of the track stars Promoter Mike O'Hara has gathered for his pro circuit
December 11, 1972
48 In a Happy Hunting Ground
The Catalog Freak, new snap-on checkbook at the ready, prowls his Elysian Fields: Bean's, Bauer's, Herter's...
64 Movers and Snakers
Pro basketball isn't for the faint of heart but for those who, at heart, like to feint, such as the amazing Dr. J.
100 Rendezvous on Seven Mountains
A tale of the last days of the 18th century, and the last days of the wood buffalo in the Pennsylvania hills
74 College Basketball
90 Pro Football
96 College Football
112 For the Record
115 19th Hole
Credits on page 112
Cover photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier
Win or lose against the Redskins this week, the Dallas Cowboys seem on their way to the playoffs again. Tex Maule speculates on how far the defending champs will go.
The littlest king is Tiny Archibald of Kansas City-Omaha, who reigns supreme in the NBA in scoring and assists. A look at pro basketball's newest franchise and its star.
A BIRD? A PLANE? No, it's Jean-Claude Super-Killy back on the ski slopes, launching a career as a professional racer. William Johnson captures the return of the wealthy prodigal.