10 Star-Struck Canton
The NFL dispute rolled on at the Hall of Fame game, with players out picketing and owners out-tricking
14 They Knew a Way to San Jose
Older hands wanted the new NASL team in the Bay Area, hut Milan Mandaric chose the right spot for the Quakes
16 One Intrepid Lady
The wooden grande dame of the America's Cup has shown her mettle in bidding for a third defense
18 Going to Pot with the Lobsters
After a nine-day road trip, the Boston entry in WTT discovered it wasn't all it was cracked up to be
August 4, 1974
22 A Strange Kind of Love
Pittsburgh's volatile pro football fans dote on their Steelers—and can't stand 'em. Part II of a series.
34 In the Catbird Seat
Ebbets Field. It was a home away from home and, if not exactly Elysium, the next best thing
64 Run Noisy, Run Deep, Go to Work
The killer whale, once dreaded, is performing tasks for the Navy and is the chatty star of oceanariums
75 For the Record
76 19th Hole
Credits on page 75
Cover design by John Huehnergarth
No relief is in sight for Mike Marshall, the Dodgers' game-saver who is making appearances with record-setting frequency—and prefers it that way. Ron Fimrite reports.
Inland Ocean Racing presents special problems of buoyancy and bounce for highspeed powerboats. From Lake Erie, Brock Yates takes a look at the hijinks, on shore and off.
A borderline case, in one sense, was 16-year-old Jim Dunn, who decided to run from Mexico to Canada and write about it. He did—with humor, grace and wonder.