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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A fast quiz on the summer Olympic Games for fans with an eye on Tokyo and maybe another eye on history

By Peter Carry

St. Peter

St. Peter at Second, the Rest in Left Field

By Bill Bryan

Red Surge

THE BIG RED SURGE

Cincinnati made a dramatic move, and the National League went into its most nerve-twanging final week in 24 years. There had been a race in the other league, but the Yankees fixed that

By William Leggett

FAILURE OF A WINNING FORMULA

The U.S. had a plan for defending the Davis Cup: give Roy Emerson his two singles matches and win the rest. But Australia's Fred Stolle beat Dennis Ralston and started the cup on its return trip down under

By Frank Deford

BUFFALO STANDS FOR THE BILLS

Even the standing-room tickets were sold out in War Memorial Stadium as a record Buffalo crowd of 40,167 saw the Bills win their third straight game by mauling the Chargers, last year's AFL champions

By Edwin Shrake

Olympics

THE TOKYO GAMES

Beset by conflicting ideals and moved by a variety of sharply defined emotions, the world's finest amateur athletes gather for the Orient's first Olympiad—and the largest one yet

By John Underwood

FROM FARAWAY PLACES

THE FASTEST IS FASTER

By Gilbert Rogin

THE FAVORITES IN TOKYO 1964

People

PEOPLE

College Football

A 'Stitch' in time is the Army's best weapon

After two games West Point's Rollie Stichweh is outshining Roger Staubach and a lot of other quarterbacks. Although used sparingly, his gunshot passes and roll-out runs have been neat and gainful

By Dan Jenkins

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Fishing

A pretty kettle of dyed baitfish

Largemouth bass see red better than other colors. They love minnows, but minnows are drab. What to do? Dye them red to catch more bass

By Robert H. Boyle

Motor Sports

Showdown at Watkins Glen

Three men are in a dramatically close race for the world driving championship. The deadlock could be broken in Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix

By Bob Ottum

Pro Football

A college star with a slow fuse ignites the fireproof Rams

Most rookie quarterbacks have to sit out their early pro years, but Bill Munson moved right in—and began moving a long-stalled team

By Tex Maule

Harness Racing

Vicar won on three legs

Gimpy all year, a courageous colt vindicated his superior lineage

By Pat Ryan

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

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