Same fight, new date. Once again, Ali and Foreman count down toward their encounter in Africa. Has George grown fat in idleness? Is Muhammad bored? Is it raining?
Pro Basketball starts out with its two best centers on the sidelines but otherwise the game is in good shape, with a new team in the NBA and the ABA improved financially. Scouting reports look at plausible new contenders for divisional honors, and John Underwood provides a look at one fact of life that hasn't changed over the years—the Celtics' matchless John Havlicek.