A sports year is unlike any other. It has a calendar all of its own and a lot more than just four seasons. Boxing, football, tennis, hockey, baseball, horse racing, basketball and golf filled the most recent 12 months of sport with dazzling moments and dramatic performance. The heroes—and heroines—and their feats are depicted in sport-by-sport sections in this issue. Quadrennially, sport also has a special year in which athletes do more than leap. The Olympics include events ranging from archery to yachting. The best of the action from the Games in Montreal and Innsbruck starts off this year in review.
This is an article from the Feb. 17, 1977 issue