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Booktalk

A master mariner writes grippingly of the seagoing war with Cape Horn

By Sir Francis Chichester

Yesterday/Boll Weevils

Winning Wasn't Anything

The Boll Weevils managed to take a game now and then, which was O.K. as long as it didn't detract from the fun

By Frank X. Tolbert

TV Talk

ABC's marriage to the NCAA is showing strong symptoms of the seven-year itch

By Jack Craig

Colts

THEY HAD BETTER BE SUPER

What you see is what you get but, as the Colts showed, what you give them is what they take. And what they want is another Super Bowl

By Tex Maule

LOITERING IN THIS PARK IS FORBIDDEN

New York's baby bull, Brad Park, plays right, shoots left and skates at a pace that just could beat Montreal and Boston

By Mark Mulvoy

TWO FOR MONEY, ONE FOR SHOW

While Jack Nicklaus was adding to his prestige by winning the Australian Open, Lee Trevino and Arnold Palmer were in Las Vegas trying to overtake Jack as the 1971 money leader. Only Lee did it

By Gwilym S. Brown

Bobby

BOBBY CLEARS THE BOARD FOR THE TITLE

The young U.S. master, after Tigran Petrosian smashed his 20-game streak, closed strong to earn a shot at the world's chess champion

By Robert Cantwell

A Jump

A JUMP AHEAD OF EXTINCTION

Steeplechasing is on its last legs, and that rare bird, the rider over fences, is now an endangered species—which is a pity because his sport has been the making and breaking of some of the nation's most successful horsemen

By Frank Deford

Joe Hyde

TRICK OR TRUITE: HERE COMES JOE HYDE

New York's dashing sportsman-chef does not care what you eat, be it blue jay or brown trout, so long as you prepare it with flair. A game fellow, he'll even do your cooking

By Robert H. Boyle

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Somebody is going to be the turkey

Nebraska crushed Colorado, thus setting the table for a picnic on Thanksgiving Day with Oklahoma

By Dan Jenkins

THE WEEK

By Larry Keith

Pro Basketball

Playing the comedy circuit

Minsky would have loved the NBA Central, that traveling road show starring four fanciful teams and the last of the laughing coaches

By Peter Carry

Design For Sport

There's no place like foam

Animal fur is fine for keeping winter campers—and animals—warm, but now science has produced something more ecologically suitable

By Pamela Knight

Horse Racing

Call it the survival of the fittest

...but not necessarily the best, as the sport wound up its season

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

A new empire is on the rise, but first an older one has to fall

Ira Corn's Aces will be playing to win at the Olympiad in June—and so will Italy's famous Blues

By Charles Goren

Hunting

Tolling bells for the Maine timberdoodle

Woodcock may not be as numerous as they once were in the rugged country around Calais, Maine, but there was still plenty of action when the dogs' bells stopped clanking and Acey Sprague stopped talking

By Robert F. Jones

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 26-Nov. 1

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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