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January 14, 1974 Table Of Contents

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Chasing Jack

HOUNDED BY HIS HEIRS

At the heels of Jack Nicklaus as the 1974 pro tour began last week was an aggressive pack of young players hoping to bring him to bay

By Dan Jenkins

FEASTING ON THE UNFORTUNATES

Its appetite for three squares as hearty as its hockey talent, a Russian team shows in a devastating American visit why the Soviets should forget the small fry and arrange a rematch with the bigs

By Mark Mulvoy

THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT KILLING

At $3,500 a crack, Curtis Jackson Prock guided "guaranteed" jaguar hunts where no jaguars had been seen in 60 years

By Robert F. Jones

Big Julie

BIG JULIE IS DOING NICELY-NICELY

Julius Erving is netting money and making friends on and off the court, and his New York teammates are chipping in and supporting him with winning ball

By Peter Carry

Super Bowl

DOING IT BY THE NUMBERS

Statistician Bud Goode uses one of the world's biggest computers to pick football games. In 1973 the IBM 360-91 had the Dolphins by seven in the Super Bowl. This year it likes them by nine

By Joe Marshall

YOU CAN'T PROGRAM THE HUMAN ELEMENT

Recalling Yepremian's feeble pass attempt, Eller's histrionics and the unpredictability of Tarkenton, our resident expert picks the Vikings

By Tex Maule

JOYEUX JOINT FOR JUMPING JACQUES

The steeplechase course at Pau, in sight of the towering Pyrénées, is one of the treasures of France. When you add the traditional fox hunt and the national stud, the place really begins to jump

By Whitney Tower

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

And the beat goes on in Music City

Alabama came to Nashville with one loss and high expectations of handing Vanderbilt its first defeat of the season. But unloading a bag of tricks, the Commodores magically rose from the dead and won a thriller

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

By Kent Hannon

College Football

With contempt for caution

The bowls on New Year's weekend served as an example of how exciting the game can be when the offense is wide open and mistakes be damned

By John Underwood

Red Wolf

A mountain with a wolf on it stands a little taller

So believes Glynn Riley, who—in the shadow of Spindletop, among the oil and rice fields near Galveston Bay—protects and preserves the final redoubt of the red wolf

By Edward Hoagland

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 30-Jan. 6

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

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