18 The Wrong American
Damascus was supposed to win the International, but he couldn't get past a horse who almost wasn't Invited
22 Just Too Sophisticated to Win
The San Francisco 49ers, who should be one of pro football's most successful teams, continue to lose the close ones
24 A Very Good Start for Egypt
It may have been a routine World Cup for Palmer and Nicklaus, but it wasn't for two Egyptians
26 The All-Blacks Attain the Zenith
Armed with a Maori battle hymn, New Zealand's national Rugby team outplayed and outsang the boisterous Welsh
32 The Great One Confronts O. J.
Los Angeles braces itself for the epic conflict between USC and UCLA, which share a city but are poles apart
54 A Hunt in the North Kaibab
Autumn is the hunter's time in Grand Canyon country. The tourists have all left and deer are plentiful
74 C. B. DeMille of the Pros
Ed Sabol of NFL Films and his crew shoot Sunday's games, from which they select top plays for viewing on TV
44 College Football
66 Horse Show
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole
Credits on page 93
Cover photographs by Walter Iooss Jr. and James F. Flores
Surprise rookie Jim Hart of the St. Louis Cardinals has ripened years ahead of time. Mark Mulvoy tells about the quarterback who does things with a difference—and wins.
Finally fighting, Dick Tiger, fresh from war-torn Nigeria, and patient Roger Rouse meet for the light heavyweight title. Gilbert Rogin reports on the bout that almost never was.
Giggles and tears are a routine part of training on a girls' track team, as Bil Gilbert discovered when he volunteered to coach a group of moppets from his home town.