Feb. 16, 1976
Feb. 16, 1976

Table of Contents
Feb. 16, 1976

Chain Reaction?
College Basketball
Golden State
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


10 On Came the Heroes
Innsbruck's human-sized Winter Olympics produced larger-than-life performances
by William Oscar Johnson

This is an article from the Feb. 16, 1976 issue

16 Grim, but Bearing It
Just as it appeared an era had ended, UCLA won twice to lead the Pac-8
by Barry McDermott

18 A Chain Reaction?
The NBA undid its players' bonds with an innovative deal other leagues might copy
by Douglas S. Looney

22 The Pleasure Is Florida's
Exiled supersire What a Pleasure is sowing discontent in Blue Grass Country
by Gerald Strine

28 Clawing up Canyon Walls
The businessmen were outward bound on a vexatious journey of self-discovery
by Sam Moses

62 Everybody's in the Act
Champion Golden State glitters with a new pro concept: total togetherness
by Frank Deford

The Departments

7 Scorecard
44 College Basketball
49 Track & Field
53 Hockey
54 Conservation
75 For the Record
76 19th Hole

Credits on page 75

Cover photograph by Helmut Gritscher


Next Week

In Innsbruck the Winter Olympics come to a close with a flurry of slalom races and flourishes on the figure-skating rink. Again, William Oscar Johnson and a team of photographers will report.

In Philadelphia there's a hockey player who looks like an angel but plays like the devil, says Ray Kennedy in a penetrating look at Bobby Clarke, captain of the Stanley Cup champions.