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December 10, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday

The Unlikeliest Millionaire

By Charles Morey

Po-Tential

PO-TENTIAL ALMOST STOLE IT

Maryland's Lefty Driesell said his Terps could take UCLA and, aww, they almost did, striking terror in Bruin breasts before losing a thriller

By Curry Kirkpatrick

AMERICA WENT WAY DOWN UNDER

Australia's John Newcombe and Rod Laver performed precision surgery on the U.S., cutting loose the treasured Davis Cup

By Joe Jares

LESSONS FROM THE OLD MASTERS

Opposing one another in a WHA game for the first time, NHL idols Gordie Howe and Bobbie Hull skated to a standoff but, in a display of supreme talent, showed the iceniks how hockey is played

By Mark Mulvoy

Lull

LULL BENEATH THE JACARANDA TREE

For a brief moment the clouds of prejudice parted and South Africa gloried in color as Arthur Ashe almost won a tennis tournament and light-heavyweight titleholder Bob Foster outpointed Pierre Fourie

By Frank Deford

Steve's Booke

IN STEVE'S BOOK, THE 'I' HAS IT

If Jockey Vince Bracciale seems to exist only as Agent Steve Vaonakis' alter ego, he is a very rich and winning one

By Frank Deford

Big Game

A CIGAR FOR GETTING CLOSE

By Joe Marshall

QB OR NOT QB: THAT IS THE QUESTION

By Edwin Shrake

Wild Goose

WHERE THE WILD GOOSE GOES

In a dramatic turnabout, the most majestic of our game birds, the Canada goose, has now tripled its population on the Chesapeake

By Robert F. Jones

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Two mighty O.K. Okies

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

College Football

On brave old...arrgh!

Alabama, Notre Dame and Oklahoma won easily, but of all the year-end rivalries, none was more lopsided than Navy's 51-0 pasting of Army

By Larry Keith

Pro Basketball

No phooling, Philly is phabulous

Parlaying a new coach, two new starters and new enthusiasm, the Sixers have already won nine games. This may not seem like much, but it's as many as they won all last season

By Peter Carry

Icarus

I'M ICARUS—FLY ME

The legend began with a burst of feathers and wax, but now it has returned in the form of free flight with a Rogallo wing—and a new generation of adventurers is headed up and away, finding that a myth is as good as a mile

By Coles Phinizy

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 26-Dec. 2

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 W. Creamer

CREDITS

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