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February 12, 1968 | Volume 28, Issue 6

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Bobby Hull Cover - Sports Illustrated February 12, 1968

February 12, 1968 | Frank Deford
The new pro tour was up to date in Kansas City last week as John Newcombe dressed in yellow and go-go girls danced on court. Sure, the game still had its problems, but none of them was old age

February 12, 1968 | Mark Kram

February 12, 1968 | Gary Ronberg

February 12, 1968 | Pete Axthelm

February 12, 1968
The Grenoble Olympics invest France with the grandeur and gaiety of the Winter Games. A report in words and color pictures from a special SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Olympic team.

February 12, 1968
On a clear day one can see Grenoble from Chamrousse. But a clearer—or, at least, sharper—view of this weekend's Olympic Alpine scene comes on these six pages from the incisive pen of the French...

February 12, 1968 | Garry Valk
The deft, wry cartoons of Alpine skiing that begin on page 38 are the work of a 35-year-old Frenchman named Jean-Jacques Sempé. Readers of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the only American magazine to have...

February 12, 1968 | Alfred Wright
No matter where he is—entertaining troops in Vietnam, producing a TV show or playing host at his own tournament—Bob Hope usually has a driver in hand and a line to the nearest tee

February 12, 1968
British Actress Hayley Mills was off making a film when her three-year-old greyhound bitch, a two-to-one favorite, came in first at Hendon, Middlesex, but Hayley's father, mother and sister were...

February 12, 1968 | Jack Nicklaus
When a golfer attempts a shot from shallow water, only one thing is certain: he is going to get wet. Actually, hitting a ball that is under water is not as difficult as you might think, though if...

February 12, 1968 | William Johnson
Bob Presley came to California from Detroit via a secret transportation system that moves Negro athletes out of ghettos and into colleges around the country. For good or ill, it led to the wreck...

February 12, 1968 | Pamela Knight
A Caribbean cruise aboard the ketch 'Eudroma' is a surprise package, with floodlit parties and adventurous meals put together by the young owners, who spear their own fish and make bouillabaisse...

February 12, 1968 | Kim Chapin
In sweeping the Daytona 24-hour race some rugged German sports cars demonstrated that they are the threats of the year in the altered game of endurance racing. With the big cars of 1967 ruled out,...

February 12, 1968 | John Underwood

February 12, 1968

February 12, 1968
•Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders, after the team drafted Eldridge Dickey, the Tennessee A&I player who hopes to become the first Negro quarterback in either pro league: "I don't care if he's...

February 12, 1968
BASKETBALL—NBA: Wilt Chamberlain had 21 assists in one game, a record for a PHILADELPHIA (40-15) player and the most by anyone in the league this season. Chamberlain also scored 22 points in that...

February 12, 1968
16, 17—Herb Scharfman18—Fred Kaplan-Black Star19—Herb Scharfman20-22—Russ Halford26—Tony Triolo27—right, Gazette Photo Service44—Allan Grant-LIFE46—UPI, Howard Sochurek-LIFE48—London Daily...

February 12, 1968
Dale Mesenbrink, 12, of Glendale, Wis., took up bowling 16 months ago and recently became the youngest person ever to roll a 300 game, prompting him to say, "I was lucky. In the third, fifth and...

February 12, 1968 | Mervin Hyman

February 12, 1968
NO DEFRAUDSirs:Frank Deford is either the world's greatest writer or the world's biggest fraud. As I sat reading his story on my old buddy Bill Currie (The Mouth of the South, Jan. 29), I had the...

February 12, 1968 | Jeannette Bruce
Hundreds of books and articles have been written urging private citizens to do something ("Write your Congressman, now!") about the destruction of the nation's natural beauties, but the most...

February 12, 1968 | Myron Cope
If it is true, as the saying goes, that playing a tie is like kissing your sister, then the men who in the mid-'30s played football for Fordham and Pittsburgh hold the alltime American record for,...