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Playoff

UP, UP, UP AND AWAY!

Garo Yepremian's field goal beats Kansas City in overtime to set up a Miami-Baltimore confrontation in the AFC, while Dallas and San Francisco gun their way into an NFC shoot-out in Texas

By John Underwood

Playoffs

THE COWBOYS FLY―THE REDSKINS DIE

By Tex Maule

WHATCHA DOIN', BROTHER BRUIN?

Appalled by the recent transformation of their favorite fanged beasts into pacifist Teddy bears, Boston hockey fans see ruin ahead. But the funny thing is these good little bears are winning, too

By Mark Mulvoy

SWEATING THROUGH THE DREADS

Maryland was going to be the best this and the biggest that, but what it came up as was a victim of foot-in-mouth disease. For a while the case looked fatal, but then Lefty Driesell spoke even louder

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Bridge

BLUES IN THE NIGHT FOR THE ACES

Italy's celebrated Blue Team comes out of retirement to overwhelm the world champions—and everybody else, too

By Robert Cantwell

College Basketball

Fight, fight for Lafayette?

Yes, you bet, and the name is Tripucka, yet. He is Tracy, son of Frank and a star on his own

By Don Delliquanti

THE WEEK

Skiing

Waking 'em up with a sleeper

The Europeans were favored, as usual. Then along came America's Tyler Palmer, an hour late and ahead of them all

By Anita Verschoth

Pro Basketball

They had to let the dog go, but they kept the bite

A mascot is fine, but a good big man is finer—and now the Kentucky Colonels and Artis Gilmore are snapping their way through the ABA

By Barry McDermott

Earnie Seiler

The House that Earnie Built

When Earnie Seiler stages an Orange Bowl, you get elephants, fireworks and, this New Year's Day, Nebraska-Alabama

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the fortnight Dec. 14-27

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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