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January 8, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Pro Championships

SWEET 16 ON A SUPER TRIP

The Dolphins remained unbeaten and untouched by Pittsburgh miracles, so now all that stands between them and a perfect 17 are the Redskins

By Ron Reid

'WHEN YOU'RE AS OLD AS A LOT OF US, YOU LEARN THE SHORTCUTS'

By Tex Maule

Bowls

NO DOUBT ABOUT WHO'S CHAMP

Nebraska looked awesome, Oklahoma won in spite of itself and Texas was heroic, but the national title belongs to the undefeated USC Trojans, who overpowered Ohio State in the Rose Bowl

By Dan Jenkins

AS FOR THE DROLL BOWL AND ALL THOSE OTHER CLASSICS

By Roy Blount Jr.

Whoop Up

WHOOPING IT UP IN ENDIN COUNTRY

Long Beach State's 49ers went on the warpath down in Oklahoma and scalped everybody in sight to take Abe's folksy Ol' Down Home Classic

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Breathless

A BREATHLESS PLUNGE TO GRAB A HANKY

Never sure which test might prove to be his last Enzo prove to be his last, Enzo Maiorca, a diving wonder at 41, fills his lungs once more and risks a record descent

By Donald Stewart

ARMAN

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Tiger cub from Canberra

By Don Delliquanti

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Pro Basketball

The spirit of the 76ers is willing

But the flesh is weak. In 1967 Philadelphia won the NBA title. This year, because of bad drafts, bad trades and bad management, a bunch of has-beens, never-wases and won't-bes may set a league record for losses

By Peter Carry

Soccer

Nobody kin kick like a Billiken

By Joe Jares

Hockey

Up jumps a sharpshooter

Montreal's Jacques Lemaire, heretofore a 30-goal man, has suddenly begun scoring at a rate that may bring him twice that this season

By Mark Mulvoy

Creek Bed

BRIDGE OVER DRY CREEK BED

The course was a mind twister, laid out by a rally committee full of fiends. But the driver and the navigator were rolling along in fine shape—until they turned off into the desert

By John Hersey

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 25-31

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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