16 Not on the Up and Up
Biased officiating and hostility toward the U.S. marked the Pan-Am Games in Mexico
by Kenny Moore
20 The Series Storms On
The gusts of controversy in Cincinnati were followed by gouts of rain in Boston
by Ron Fimrite
24 Having a Field Day
The college kids are booting three-pointers record distances and in record numbers
by John Underwood
Pro Basketball 1975-1976
30 This season starts, says Curry Kirkpatrick, with familiar people in unfamiliar places
32 Pat Putnam recalls Golden State's stunning upset of the Bullets in the NBA finals
38 Meet George McGinnis, a large ABA plum plucked by the NBA. By Jerry Kirshenbaum
46 Who'll win what? Complete scouting reports on all the teams in both leagues
92 Are You a Failure?
Tired of being trod on? Want to get a kick out of life? Just mail away for...
by J. D. Reed
65 College Football
75 Horse Racing
107 For the Record
108 19th Hole
Credits on page 107
Cover photograph by James Drake
If Rawly Eastwick III met a gorilla, what would he do? Why, the Reds' reliever would wrestle him. George Plimpton gleaned that and other revelations from the World Series bullpens.
Football fever rages as the baseball season slogs to a close. John Underwood is on hand to see if undefeated USC and red-hot Running Back Ricky Bell can ice archrival Notre Dame.