16 KC Had the Hot Hand
The Chiefs showed the Jets some razzle here and some dazzle there and—presto!—beat the world champs
20 The Brooklyn Delicatessen Caper
Demonstrating how to get rich at the races, the Fulton Street mob heists $1.3 million in Aqueduct receipts
22 Ohio State: Alone at the Top
There may be some claims for Texas or Penn State, but if you're looking for the No.1 team, go to Columbus
28 $2 Million Berth to Newport
Quietly and at great cost, France's Marcel Bich is shaping an impressive America's Cup challenge
42 Sweety Cakes Runs the Sonics
Forget his nickname and quiet manner. Lenny Wilkens is very much in command of Seattle's NBA team
68 With a Bow to Tiga Muk
Audrey McElmury owes her success as a cyclist to the hills of La Jolla, weight lifting and a far-out diet
72 Doc Kerlan: Rx for Athletes
This wizard of orthopedists has turned athletic medicine into a pennant-making proposition
50 College Football
64 Horse Racing
89 For the Record
90 19th Hole
Credits on page 89
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
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The undefeated Rams and the once-beaten Cow boys clash in what might turn out to be a preview of the NFL championship game. Tex Maule will be on hand to report and analyze.
A fantasy fish—the elusive permit—mocks Thomas McGuane, a masochistic fly-fisherman, through long hours under the sun on the flats and in the passes of the Florida Keys.