November 1980 Issue

Features

Feature

The Ultimate Sport

Polo? It’s passé. Big game hunting? Humdrum. It’s the pursuit of the wily blue marlin that admits men to the world’s most exclusive club.

Columns

On the Rebound

After a sloppy 1979-80 season, the San Antonio Spurs had no coach, no center, and no end to their problems. But all that has changed.

Lifestyle

Free Agent

Nostalgic daddies think of schoolboy football as good, clean fun. But kids soon realize it’s more like corporal punishment.

Film

Putting on Heirs

The story of Howard Hughes and the discredited “Mormon will” is the unlikely subject of a quirky film about rags and out-of-reach riches. Ordinary People is full of woe; Stardust Memories has far to go.

Miscellany

State Secrets

State Secrets

A ground swell of support for booting Howard Cosell; here come the judges; who will fill the UT power vacuum.

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Gas pipeline companies are devouring Lee County; border plasma clinics beckon poor Mexicans; oh, deer, what can the matter be?…

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