20 Tilting to the West
As the baseball playoffs neared, Coast teams were likely favorites to compete in an all-California World Series
24 Two Anthonys Stage a Run-In
For connoisseurs of the hipper-dipper, Mr. Davis of USC outdistanced Mr. Dorsett of Pittsburgh, 149 yards to 59
28 Cool Hand Luke Meets Luigi
Movie star Paul Newman and a cast of thousands—well, dozens—ride out to capture the speed records
36 My Impact Will Be Everlasting
Wilt Chamberlain, unworried about his place in the history books, announces he is quitting basketball
48 Heaven Down Under
They planted trout back in the mid-1800s and in the years since, New Zealand has become a celestial fish farm
98 The World Was in a Mess
The World Football League was, at any rate, with the shaky economy casting a shadow over its future
106 Of Noble Rites
In a Mexican border town a matador of passable skill seeks a livelihood at a deadly game
79 College Football
91 Box Lacrosse
98 Pro Football
121 For the Record
122 19th Hole
Credits on page 121
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
The last race of the Grand Prix season will settle first place in the world driving championship. Robert F. Jones is on hand for the Formula I showdown at Watkins Glen.
Architect Nicklaus discusses his aims and methods in constructing a golf course and Dan Jenkins critiques the latest result of Jack's theories, Muirfield Village in Columbus.
THE MEN AND THE MYTH: bodybuilding is often derided, plagued by calumnies and rumor. Now an outsider gets an inside look and is impressed by the sport and its disciplines.