Dec. 12, 1983
Dec. 12, 1983

Table of Contents
Dec. 12, 1983

Pro Football
The Mavericks
Jack Youngblood
Jeff Chandler
College Basketball
Harness Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


24 Some Things Don't Change
No matter how many other teams the red-hot Oilers beat, they just can't get by the Islanders, who won 4-2 last week
by Jack Falla

This is an article from the Dec. 12, 1983 issue Original Layout

30 Pete, Today's Game Stinks
The author and oldtimers like Ray Nitschke offer the same message to Pete Rozelle: The NFL ain't what it used to be
by Paul Zimmerman

38 The Mavs Have Joined the Haves
NBA have-nots in their first three seasons, the Dallas Mavericks have made a leap to the top of the heap
by Anthony Cotton

44 Blood's Young No More
Los Angeles Ram Defensive End Jack Youngblood, a 13-year veteran, is out of sync with both his game and his life
by Barry McDermott

56 'Do You Know Who I Am?'
Jeff Chandler, noted Groucho Marx look-alike, is the first world bantamweight champion from the U.S. since 1950
by Franz Lidz

84 Playing in a Dream World
The U.S. Olympic hockey team doesn't believe for a minute that it can simply toy with the mighty Soviets in Sarajevo
by E.M. Swift


19 Scorecard
66 College Basketball
73 TV/Radio
75 Marathon
80 Harness Racing
109 For the Record
112 19th Hole

Credits on page 109

Cover photograph by Richard Mackson

PHOTOLEADING OFF: L.A. was hurting after losing a game to upsurging Dallas and Magic Johnson to a dislocated finger, but teen-age sharpshooter Pat LaFontaine could be just the medicine for U.S. Olympic hockey hopes. Is the NFL ailing? Don't tell it to the referee, Jerry Seeman.
PHOTO[See caption above.]
PHOTO[See caption above.]