12 Eleven Big Mistakes
Baltimore made seven and Dallas four in a laugher of a Super Bowl, but the Cowboys lost the last laugh
18 Experiment in Drugs at Santa Anita
They are doping thoroughbreds, but it's all legalized to find out if Bute makes a beaut
20 Sport's $5 Million Payday
That's the price promoter Jerry Perenchio agreed to pay—with Jack Kent Cooke's money—to land Ali-Frazier
24 The Cold Cold Heart of Hockey
Like the femme fatale of romance, the sport played on ice is a demanding mistress
32 Crazy Cat and His Curious Warriors
Dean Meminger is a smiler, and the rest of Marquette's tough ones have winning foibles of their own
50 A Ski Boot Boom Bubbles Up
Plastic on the outside and foam on the inside, these custom-builts are designed to delight your aching feet
56 The World's Best Poker Player
He is John Hardie Moss, and he's flushed many a rabbit at the tables of Las Vegas
42 College Basketball
52 Pro Basketball
71 For the Record
72 19th Hole
Credits on page 71
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
Ryun runs again after a year and a half in virtual seclusion. Pat Putnam is on hand in San Francisco to observe the famed miler's return to big-time competition.
Curt flood, back and a surprising Senator, tells of the last dog days with the Cardinals, his reasons for suing baseball, and why after a year he is wearing those flannels again.
An old island in search of a new role, the Dominican Republic is reaching out for tourists. A special 12-page report on the island, its fashions—and its potential.