16 Victory by Mystique
That special aura of success surrounding UCLA basketball helped the Bruins to a fourth straight title
20 Form Triumphs in Texas
When some Las Vegas show girls played an airline six, it wasn't exactly basketball but it doubled the gate
22 The Upstaging of Pistol Pete
Showtime at the Garden with Pete Maravich delighted New Yorkers but Marquette won the tournament
26 Chancey Games in Ohio
Massing his legions against an implacable foe, Pitcher Dean Chance mounts a comic-opera boxing vendetta
38 Sky-High Skiing in the Bugaboos
Copters open a powdery playground in the Canadian Rockies: a colorful spring skiing portfolio
47 A Gooey Sicknes Smears the Gulf
A north wind has saved the land from the spewing of wild oil wells but the waters are badly infected
64 Hap i nes Afloat
With a touring American couple and 44 bottles of booze aboard, the "AL EG O" succinctly sails the Sea of Cortez
Credits on page 79
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
57 Motor Sports
79 For the Record
80 19th Hole
Masters amateurs hold the spotlight in Dan Jenkins' preview of the 1970 tournament, and Curry Kirkpatrick details the trials of a young Texan on his first visit to Augusta.
RIP tennis balls asunder! Be a take-charge blaster! A new breed of wildcat! So promises Joe Weider, who has replaced brawny Charles Atlas as the world's biggest bodybuilder.
Feel unloved? Try running the Boston Marathon, says Author Hal Higdon, who has competed in eight of the grinds and is an expert on the pains, the joys and the many alibis.