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World Series

MUTINY AND A BOUNTY

Despite a disgruntled crew and a deserting skipper, Oakland won the swag in a tempestuous World Series

By William Leggett

SORRY, BUT ALABAMA HAD TO RUN

It was a raucous affair, the Crimson Tide and Tennessee, both unbeaten, locked in a 21-21 tie as the fourth quarter began. Then Bear Bryant's boys scored three quick touchdowns and the party was over

By John Underwood

Now You Don't

NOW YOU SEE HIM, NOW YOU DON'T

All eyes, including those of the dumbfounded opposition, are on O. J. Simpson as he performs his sleight of foot for the amazing Bills and prepares to make Jim Brown's season rushing mark disappear

By Joe Marshall

No Longer Mighty

HIGH BUT NO LONGER MIGHTY

Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell are giving their didactic all for lowly San Diego and lowly Seattle, but to date both coaches are standing immeasurably taller than their basketball teams

By Peter Carry

Backstretch

Sunrise On The Other Face Of Racing

By Sarah Pileggi

People

PEOPLE

College Football

When you stand on your head, Syracuse is No. 1

After a careful analysis of games lost, points yielded and yards not gained, here is one man's ranking of the country's biggest losers

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Gwilym S. Brown

Hockey

New immigration policy: sign a Swede

To arrest its ignominious backward slide, Toronto has daringly reached out to Europe for fresh talent—and has discovered that its imports not only can take the NHL's punishment but can dish it out as well

By Mark Mulvoy

Shades

Shades of Old Sports

Harken this Halloween to those ghostly athletes from beyond the grave: the motorcycle racer of Surrey, the phantom of oldtime games, the wraiths that go bump (and run) in the night

By Jeannette Bruce

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 15-21

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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