Contents

January 13, 1974

30 Hounded by His Heirs
Jack Nicklaus is still top dog on golf's pro tour, but a pack of aggressive youngsters hopes to bring him to bay

34 Feasting on the Unfortunates
A Russian hockey massacre of U.S. amateur and minor-league teams suggests a rematch with the big boys

36 The Man Who Loved Cat Killing
For his "guaranteed" hunts, Curtis Jackson Prock brought jaguars back to New Mexico—in cages

38 Big Julie Is Doing Nicely-Nicely
Julius Erving is netting money and making friends on and off the court, and his teammates are chipping in

Super Bowl VIII: Take Your Pick

42 Statistician Bud Goode's computer selects Miami
50 Empiricist Tex Maule says it will be Minnesota

60 Joyeux Joint for Jumping Jacques
The steeplechase course at Pan in southern France is as lovely and challenging as any on the Continent

74 A Mountain with a Wolf on It...
...stands a little taller, or so believes the man who guards a dwindling band of red wolves in Texas

The departments

15 Scorecard
65 People
66 College Basketball
70 College Football
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole

Credits on page 89

Cover photograph by John D. Hanlon

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Next week

Fancy passing will be needed from Fran Tarkenton, or the Vikings will be just another passing fancy and the Dolphins will have another Super Bowl victory. Tex Maule reports.

The countdown to the long-awaited rematch between Ali and Frazier has begun. Mark Kram scouts the two heavies in training and tells which one will win, and why.

Off to a bad start and on to a good ending is how Steve Williams runs the 100. And how he does run! Kenny Moore visits the world-record holder. And how he docs talk!

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)