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January 27, 1969 Table Of Contents

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Lakers' Trouble

ON TOP—BUT IN TROUBLE

Wilt Chamberlain was going to make the Los Angeles Lakers go. Now it looks like the only going thing may be Coach Butch van Breda Kolff. The team is winning, but the price comes high

By Frank Deford

OLD RUBBER LEGS IS IN CHARGE

Karl Schranz won the Hahnenkamm downhill, took a commanding World Cup lead, and showed all those youngsters that the shade of Jean-Claude Killy is still his only living, breathing rival

By Bob Ottum

Canyon Warmup

WARMUP FOR THE CANYON RUN

George Young's victory in the two-mile event at the Los Angeles Invitational Track Meet served notice that he is ready to make his dream record attempt—a challenge most competitors don't know exists

By William F. Reed Jr.

A Fast Bikini Under a Wet Suit

Mid-Ocean

Just the Place When It Snows

AFL Vs. NFL

NOW THE AFL OWNS THE FOOTBALL

Nine years ago almost nobody watched AFL games, but today the league has full houses every Sunday, some of the most talented quarterbacks in professional football-and the NFL's scalp

By Edwin Shrake

Synthetic Fields

GOODBY TO THREE YARDS AND A CLOUD OF DUST

Dust will be history—mud, too—in the brave new era of synthetic football fields. The day when a player wipes his feet before running onto the gridiron is coming faster than you think

By William Johnson

People

PEOPLE

Travel

To the Super Bowl with a flying country club

It may take a little longer to get there on a comfortable old DC-7 but, for $139, who can resist a weekend at the Super Bowl that includes the beaches and casinos of Grand Bahama and plenty of fun in midair?

By Roy Blount Jr.

College Basketball

A new Mr. Bones has a winner

Jumpier than a minstrel end man, St. John's Coach Lou Carnesecca is the exact opposite of his team, which plays a cool and collected game

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Boating

Racing begins for mini Mosbachers

The sedentary skipper shown here is one of a new breed of landbound sailors who steer their boats and trim sheets by remote control as

By Hugh D. Whall

Fan Draft

The Year of the Great Fan Draft

Never had professional football faced such a crisis. Season ticket holders were getting dangerously old, and young fans were not willing to leave the zoom lens and instant replay for the discomforts of real life in a stadium

By Frank Deford

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

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf