Oldtimers remember him as perhaps the gaudiest success of a gaudy era: a fight promoter, manager and all-round operator who made it big, lived high, and somehow died rich
By Frank Graham Jr.
Adolph Rupp, dean of college coaches, is sick. He is beset by intrigue and politics, too. But his team, off and winning, may be the one that a famous curmudgeon would like to bow out with
In 1925 Knute Rockne, Notre Dame's enduring saint, took the Irish to their last bowl game. Last, that is, until now. Ara Parseghian, in true Rockne style, has chosen the Cotton and top-ranked Texas
By Dan Jenkins
By Herman Weiskopf
Sportsman Of The Year
The Mets, the decade's symbol of ineptitude, ended the '60s as the darlings of baseball—and more. And their stud pitcher Tom Seaver, winner of 25 regular season games, a playof game and a World Series game, was at the center of it all.
Goren's Christmas Quiz
Some view it as a godsend and others as a monster, but a decade of television has created more changes in sport—and the interests of its fans—than anything in the history of play. Part I of a series
For The Record
By Peter Carry
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
By Garry Valk
It's the annual rite of picking NFL and AFL all-star teams. But the choices are too often based on reputation. The all-league teams presented here were selected by the assistant coaches, who go by ability
By Robert F. Jones