The Nation: On to the Super Bowl

For the old Michigan center and the Hollywood halfback, as well as for all those candidates who have never tackled anyone tougher than an elusive voter, June 8 will be Super Bowl day. At stake in California, New Jersey and Ohio on the final day of the long season of primaries is a total of 540 Democratic and 331 Republican delegates—and that may just be the ball game. Those potentially climactic contests are examined here by TIME West Coast Bureau Chief Jess Cook, New York Bureau Chief Laurence I. Barrett and Midwest Bureau Chief...

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