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14 A Fine Romance
From California, Bob Boyle and Jim Murray report on the league-leading Giants and Dodgers

18 Was Suzy's Horse Doped?
The French racing world is shaken by the scandal of a crime committed or a crime imagined

20 Spectacle: The Oregon Coast
The wonders of a magnificent season photographed in appropriate color

28 Treasure Comes Cool
An underwater visit to the wreck of a Spanish merchantman in the Florida Keys

32 Miss Liberty Wins the Russians
On their farewell to America the Soviet athletes are most affected by—a statue

34 Snipes on the Run
A dramatic color photograph introduces a full report on racers that also are just plain fun

49 Field Training: The Pointers
In the last of four parts, Trainer George Stymiest tells how to train seven breeds

61 For the Love of Muscle
Continuing his report on the Body Beautiful, Stephen Birmingham examines fitness' lunatic fringe

The departments

7 Scoreboard
10 Baseball's Week
11 Coming Events
25 Events & Discoveries
28 Wonderful World
43 Charles Goren
44 Food
46 Sport in Art
47 Boating
55 Motor Sports
56 Tip from the Top
65 19th Hole
68 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 7

Cover: Roosevelt Raceway

This brilliantly lit oval of Roosevelt Raceway will be the setting for trotting's first International championship, for a $50,000 purse. Jeremiah Tax's preview is on page 12.

Photograph by John G. Zimmerman














Next week

•The artistry of Nellie Fox and Luis Aparicio may at last bring the pennant to the Chicago White Sox. Other famous double-play men have done as much in the past.

•Polo is having an amazing resurgence, and the camera of Marvin E. Newman records in color some of the finest of the modern players in action at Oak Brook near Chicago.

•What goes on inside the head of a college football star? Lee Grosscup, famous Utah passer now with the New York Giants, gives his answer in letters written to a friend.