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January 22, 1968 Table Of Contents

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Green Bay

Green Bay, Handily

Never really pressed, the Packers neatly chopped up the Raiders in the Super Bowl. They were at least in part motivated by a desire to win this one for Vince Lombardi, who was hinting that he might retire

By Tex Maule

WIDE-OPEN WAY TO GRENOBLE

Not snow nor rain nor Jean-Claude Killy have been able to stop an Austrian and Swiss onslaught against what everyone until now had been assuming was a French sinecure—total supremacy

By Dan Jenkins

UNLIKELY HEROES IN PALE BLUE

To their own astonishment, the longhairs of Columbia find themselves basketball fans, cheering on a collection of studious athletes who may win the Ivy and already have earned national recognition

By Joe Jares

Winner's Pott

JOHNNY BAGS A WINNER'S POTT

At the Crosby pro-am Arnie was overweight, Jack couldn't sink his putts and Dino was engulfed, but for Johnny Pott—who won his first tournament since 1963—it looked like the start of a beautiful year

By Alfred Wright

Squash Balls

THE STRANGE CASE OF THE BALLS THAT GO POOF!

One of the country's largest manufacturers of squash balls thought he had finally developed a Utopian product. Then his world-and the world of squash-began coming to pieces

By George Plimpton

The Mogul

EDDIE IS THE MOGUL

If you wanted to play any sport in Philly, you saw Eddie Gottlieb. He ran everything. He's still a busy guy, still a power in basketball and still giving away chocolate bars

By Frank Deford

People

PEOPLE

Diving

A 107-foot fall to success

The diving coach at the University of South Carolina is a youthful Englishman who deftly parlays his accent, comedy routines and skill

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

A battling Yank crashes the big time

Undaunted by his U.S. birth, big Doug Roberts wins an NHL wing

By Gary Ronberg

Bridge

My son, the bridge expert

By Charles Goren

Six Rich Men

SIX RICH MEN IN QUEST OF A FISH

The men pictured here are members of the X Kilo Club, a democratic society that anyone can join. The only requisites are that the neophyte should have the money to go to Norway and catch a salmon that weighs at least 22.2 pounds—and that Pete Kriendler like him

By Edwin Shrake

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Gerry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD