Booktalk
Track Of The Cat
Hold That Tuba!
Hold That Tuba!
Like coaches looking for promising football players, college bandmasters scout the high schools for tuba players and trumpeters
Arkansas
THE FINAL STRENGTH WAS SANDY
The best pitcher in baseball proved to be the difference between two very different ball clubs. And an odd World Series should give the downtrodden American League real hope for the future
GETTING HIGH IN MEXICO CITY
Because the site of the 1968 Olympic Games is a mile and a half above sea level, an experimental Little Olympics was held to test the high altitude's effect on athletes. Conclusions? The best man will still win.
Pro Basketball
THE KIDS ARE MIGHTY USEFUL
Before the draft last spring pro scouts noted the absence of Wests, Russells and Robertsons, and declared this the worst rookie class in years. But for one reason or another—retirement, military service, even police action—nearly every NBA club is going to make good use of its newcomers. Rookies should make the Warriors a playoff team again, a rookie may change both the style and morale of the Bullets and a particularly bright one may help the Lakers to the title
Football's Week
FOOTBALL'S WEEK
Arkansas survived and so, by handsome margins, did Nebraska and Michigan State. But where a week before there were 18 unbeaten and untied major teams, now at midseason there were only eight. Gone, among others, were game little Georgia and a fumbling Duke. Gone more ignominiously were West Virginia, Mississippi State and Texas Western. But Tennessee (next page) was a pleasant—and lucky—surprise. Purdue with Bob Griese to its credit and a tie to its discredit, won another close one, and once-tied USC, riding the mercurial legs of Mike Garrett, downed once-tied Stanford in the big Coast game
Sporting Look
People
Pro Football
Horse Racing
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments