12 Revenge for the Raiders
Oakland ground down the champion Steelers and now battles Minnesota in Super Bowl XI
by Robert F. Jones and Dan Jenkins
18 The Baby Face Can Fool You
Apprentice Jockey Steve Cauthen, who turned 16 on Derby Day, is winning big in New York
by William Leggett
20 Keeping Boxing Afloat
Don King's U.S. Boxing Championship bouts start this month aboard the U.S.S. Lexington
by Mark Kram
24 One More for the Road
For NBA players the season is a round robin of airport lounges, hotel lobbies and too-short beds
Photos by Walter Iooss Jr.
January 3, 1977
30 Tweet, It's Candid Recorder
Mikes at the ready, collectors of wildlife sounds are on the prowl among the birds and beasts
by Roy Bongartz
52 Gallantly Screaming
Love it or loathe it, the national anthem gets bellowed, blown or botched before most games
by J. D. Reed
40 College Basketball
63 For the Record
64 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
Credits on page 63
How sweet it is for Tony Dorsett and Pittsburgh if they beat Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. But if things go sour, Rose Bowl rivals USC and Michigan may play for top spot. John Underwood and Joe Jares report.
One lump or two is in store for such highly powered college basketball teams as Cincinnati, Georgia, Indiana and South Carolina as they collide in the Sugar Bowl Classic. Barry McDermott follows the action.