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Big Cat

BIG CAT ON THE PROWL

Twenty-one years after he won the U.S. national championship (left), Pancho Gonzales is beating the pick of the pros and remains undefeated in the Tennis Champions, Inc. Classic. Last week in Detroit he clawed John Newcombe, and the week before Rod Laver was his prey. Next: Roy Emerson

By Robert H. Boyle

THE LOOP HAS GONE HOOPS-A-DAISY

After rejecting three basketball teams, Chicago embraces the Bulls, thanks to new men in the front office and on the bench

By Frank Deford

Daytona Mystique

NO WAY TO TREAT A MYSTIQUE

Ferrari put its legend on the line at Daytona in a high-powered return to distance racing—and caught a brutal one-two punch as the irreverent people of Porsche anted up in the glitter game

By Robert F. Jones

Rubies And Diamonds

RUBIES AND DIAMONDS

The author of 'Paper Lion' sits in on the Detroit pro football draft and learns about the market in rare gems

By George Plimpton

'I Wanted To Go With A Loser'

Terry Bradshaw can't contain his excitement ahead of his first NFL season with the Pittsburgh Steelers

By Gary Ronberg

What Goes Up

WHAT GOES UP MUST SKI DOWN

Big things have happened at Squaw since the Olympics of '60 spurred Alec Cushing. Now he has the grandest gondola, and there's more to come in the valley of the moody grim giant

By Alfred Wright

Part 2: The Shoemaker Story

I BLEW A FEW BIG ONES, TOO

To conclude his revealing account of racing's winningest career, Shoe tells how he learned from being outsmarted or overconfident on a few occasions and discloses his one unfulfilled ambition as a rider

By William Shoemaker

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Odds on for the Pro Bowl

That's the NCAA pro-bation bowl, and nobody has a cheerier lock on the title than Florida State's Hugh Durham

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Peter Carry

Sailing

Say a little prayer—and go

Riding runaway horses and antique iceboats have a lot in common. Wayward the old boats may be, but there are those who love them

By Dan Levin

Track

The brief, violent world of the 600

By Pat Putnam

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

CREDITS

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