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20 The Pro Football Revolution
Nine radical rule changes designed to rouse the game from its lethargy anger some people and delight others

24 Double-Barreled Derby Threat
Trainer Woody Stephens' two-horse entry of Judger and Cannonade is favored to win the 100th Kentucky Derby

26 A Bogey! Play It Again, Sam
Among the giants at the Tournament of Champions was Sam Adams, who won the 1973 Quad Cities

28 They Should Call It Sockey
The Flyers-Rangers cup semifinals had more violence than skill as New York bounced back from a mauling

34 King of the Road on Two Wheels
National motorcycle champion Kenny Roberts may be just a mite small but he makes a mighty roar

40 He's Got the Formula Right Here
Bowler Carmen Salvino thinks of his arm as a pendulum. Once everyone thought he was some kind of yo-yo

48 Right Place at the 'Wrong' Time
A case in photographs for the pleasures to be found when summer places are visited before summer comes

76 All Red, So Help Them Henna
The girls dye their hair and play basketball 200 nights a year, humiliating teams of out-of-shape men

The departments

17 Scorecard
57 TV/Radio
58 Baseball
60 Pro Basketball
66 Swimming
69 Track & Field
92 For the Record
94 19th Hole

Credits on page 92

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo















Next week

The Derby has some favorites, finally, but even at Churchill Downs some strange things can happen when a big field of young horses clogs the track. Whitney Tower reports.

At the height of his form, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is Milwaukee's chief weapon against the Celtics' fearsome fast break in the NBA finals. Peter Carry describes the showdown.

Rhubarbs and other hassles have made a stormy life in baseball for Alvin Dark, once and present manager of the Oakland A's, as Dark himself tells. With John Underwood.