Orbiting light years higher in the standings than they really should be, Houston's Astros are the surprise of the baseball season. Jack Mann reports on team, city and scoreboard.
Double trouble in football and track, Tennessee's Richmond Flowers Jr. is a bright, new star who may well go on to win bowl and Olympic fame. A study of a unique career.
Hitchhiking requires nerve, ingenuity—and that upraised thumb. Janet Graham, who has hitched her way across Europe, has some hilarious tips for such would-be travelers.