22 Out One Hand and in the Other
Fumbles helped Miami beat Buffalo, still leaving the question of how good the NFL champs are this season
26 Up in the Air in the Hectic East
The National League race, that is. Although the Cards lost a series to the Pirates they stayed loose—and ahead
28 Jolting the Reds and the NHL
Team Canada was called Team Castoff, so the Russians were not the only ones surprised by the early results
30 Right Man in the Right Place
There may be better players than Notre Dame's Tom Clements, but he's the No. 1 quarterback on the No. 1 team
36 They'll Be Swinging in the Rain
While Foreman waits coolly and Ali clowns around, lightning over Za√Øre signals the wet season
48 The Con Game That Got Rough
It was murder on the field when Burt Reynolds and some real pros shot a football story about a prison grudge match
82 Heirs of Judge Landis
In relaxed and occasionally irreverent conversation, Alvin, Clarence, Bowie and Walter bare a few secrets
62 College Football
70 Harness Racing
99 Baseball's Week
100 For the Record
105 19th Hole
Credits on page 100
Cover photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier
Baseball playoffs approach with the West leaders more powerful on paper than their Eastern counterparts. A report by the staff pinpoints the strengths and weaknesses.
A.D. meets T.D. in a battle of regal running backs with similar styles—speedy, flashy and incredibly elusive—as USC and Anthony Davis go against Pitt and Tony Dorsett.
Cowardly Bulls make life mean—and death possible—for journeyman matadors working in the rude plazas along the Mexican border. An article by Giles Tippette.