Articles

Football's Supercoach

Changing with the times, 'Bama 's Bear Bryant dominates the college game He is a man of dimension, there can be no disputing that, and over the years his...

Sport: Not Your Average Bear

After 38 seasons, Paul William Bryant retires from coaching In Alabama, where Bear Bryant is next to godliness, for once it was left to a football coach to...

Sport: A Bear at 'Bama

Football coaches, like television cowboys, fit neatly into two categories: the good guys and the bad guys. Alabama's Paul W. ("Bear") Bryant, 48, is by choice...

John Wooden

Maybe Vince Lombardi was more majestic and Red Auerbach a more colorful figure. Perhaps Bear Bryant was more revered. But John Wooden, the former UCLA basketball...

Remembering John Wooden, the Wizard of Westwood

Maybe Vince Lombardi was more majestic and Red Auerbach a more colorful figure. Perhaps Bear Bryant was more revered. But John Wooden, the former UCLA basketball...

A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 29, 1980

The work of Staff Photographer Neil Leifer, who took this week's cover portrait of Alabama Football Coach Paul W. ("Bear") Bryant and the pictures accompanying...

Letters, Oct. 20, 1980

Bear Crazy To the Editors: In 1960 our new high school coach told us we could beat anybody. He showed us films narrated by Bear Bryant [Sept. 29]. We freshmen...

Magazines: Fix or Fiction?

"All I do," said Saturday Evening Post Editor Clay Blair Jr. in a recent speech, "is make speeches, deal with libel lawyers and raise hell about the telephone...

People, Nov. 19, 1979

Very few football teams use an eight-three defense these days. But if one should, there is a fine running play against it in which the quarterback fakes to a...

Magazines: So Sue Me

The rumor had been stirring up the South for weeks—from Florida baseball training camps to Birmingham bars and Richmond restaurants. The Saturday Evening...

See more Time.com Articles