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Hobart

THE HARD WAY TO HOBART

Whales, gales and waterspouts were some of the hazards that threatened SI's yachting writer when he sailed through the Roaring Forties aboard the top boat in Australia's wildest race

By Hugh D. Whall

The Bowls

DEFENSE AND REX MAKE A KING

Ohio State's Buckeyes came from 10 points behind to win the Rose Bowl and the national championship with a crushing display of excellence that kept USC's offense in hand and its defense dismayed

By Dan Jenkins

12 x 4 = 48 JAYHAWKS ON FOUR PLAYS

Penn State defeated Kansas in a tumultuous Orange Bowl game that saw losers use a 12-man team again and again and again

By William Johnson

Puerto Rico

PARADISE PUROFIED

In Puerto Rico, wheeler-dealer Louis Puro did a stately pleasure dome decree. Its name is El Conquistador, and so far Puro has spent $30 million to make it the most beautiful, wonderful, fantastic hotel in the world

By Robert H. Boyle

SURFERS AND SYBARITES

Super Bowl

A GO PATTERN vs. A STOP TEAM

If the New York Jets have any hope of penetrating the rugged Baltimore Colt defense in the Super Bowl, Joe Namath must succeed with passes to receivers like Don Maynard

By Tex Maule

People

PEOPLE

Track & Field

A three-way sprint to professional track

As soon as the Olympic Games were over, rival Los Angeles promoters began signing America's best track men, much to the chagrin of the amateur establishment. Now, four athletes have yet a third group going

By William F. Reed Jr.

College Basketball

Gabriel and Owensboro blow their horns

The Kentucky town has a remarkable motor inn, Kentucky Wesleyan and budding civic pride. Unbeaten in 29 games, the Panthers ventured 35 miles away to Evansville and—horrors—lost, but they will be back

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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