Booktalk
How They Run
HOW THEY DO RUN ON
From the Ivy League to the West Coast, running backs are grabbing both ball and spotlight away from their quarterbacks, piling up so much yardage—even mileage—that pro scouts are drooling
A BACK DOOR INTO THE BIG TIME
Entering the game with hardship and dropout dispensations, a few rookies are staging a new version of how to succeed at pro basketball without the help of an alma mater: play now and study later
MUD FLIES ALL OVER THE TRACK
Racing cringes before a new scandal as horse and pro football owner Ralph Wilson and two trainers are suspended for dealings with a shadowy figure. But NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle sees no wrong
Cross-Country
People
College Football
Hold on, Ara, the freshmen are coming
While the Notre Dame varsity was getting lumped at South Bend, the first-year men were south of the Rio Grande bullying the Mexico City Redskins in a bruising display of hands—and arms, etc.—across the border
Football's Week
Hockey
Butcher-Birds
POMS, BUTCHER-BIRDS AND BOGEYMEN
It's still called golf, even in the Outback. But Australians, with their penchant for putting reverse English on things, have come up with a game that holds almost nothing sacred
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)