Open Letter
DEAR PETE:
The season just ended was pro football's most profitable. But in its very success may lie the seeds of boredom. Here Tex Maule, the game's best-known chronicler, describes the symptoms and suggests cures in an open letter to Commissioner Pete Rozelle
TRACK HAS A HIGH OLD WEEKEND
The action indoors was spread over five meets in three days and from one coast to the other. Some mighty strange things happened, but not to handsome Bob Seagren, who broke his own world record
THE PIED PIPER FROM PASADENA
Jerry Tarkanian draws so much basketball talent to his California junior college that four straight titles are only part of his achievement. He is the chief reason the JCs are a potent factor in the sport
The Winter Olympics
A FIGHT ON THE SLOPES, BUT A CINCH ON THE ICE
The Xth Winter Olympic Games, opening in Grenoble next week, will find 2,300 athletes from 38 nations scrambling for 35 gold, 35 silver and 35 bronze medals. And while it is the skaters who have the best chance of bringing home the gold, U.S. attention will be focused on the progress of our skiers. In this 27-page pre-Games package, the venues are mapped, the favorites are charted and the Alpine French, the bobbing Austrians, the hockey-playing Russians, the Nordic Norse and the speed-skating Dutch are introduced
Grenoble and Its Vast Olympic Arena
Spread across three mountain ranges, the Olympic venues stretch from Autrans, high in the Vercors to the west of Grenoble, to Alpe d'Huez, in the Grandes Rousses massif to the east, only 13 air miles apart but 60 by car
People
Tennis
Bridge
Not A Bird
For The Record
Basketball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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