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Max Surkont

Max Surkont Went Home Again

After 26 years of playing baseball a journeyman pitcher returned to Pawtucket. He had never really left

By John Hanlon

Misery On The Road

MISERY ON THE ROAD

Travel is broadening but in basketball it is flattening as well. A few "home advantage" disabilities have been cured—but some surprising new ones keep visiting teams rolling down the road to ruin

By Frank Deford

A BELLY WHOPPER TO A TAKE-OUT WIN

Merle Taylor, mother of seven, crawled, scrambled and led her inelegant St. Paul rink to a stone-cracking upset over some surprised curling rivals, who found the socializing just perfect for their less violent tastes

By Tom C. Brody

HI JOE, LONG TIME NO SEE

More than a year ago the fastest and best-loved racing greyhound in England was snatched from his kennel. Last week after a series of mysterious phone calls he reappeared as fit, apparently, as ever

By John Lovesey

Headliners

TWO HEADLINERS TAKE OVER CHICAGO

The Lip and The Brat will run the Cubs and the White Sox-and the Windy City faces a stormy summer

By William Leggett

Spring Training

ROTH WAXES SPRING TRAINING

By Arnold Roth

Mickey Mouse Olympics

THE MICKEY MOUSE OLYMPICS

The nine American skiers in ten-gallon hats at the World University Games made more points in the diplomatic arena and in the orange-bowling contest than they did on Sestriere's fogbound mountains

By Bob Ottum

People

PEOPLE

Tennis

Charlito moves to the head of the class

Charlie Pasarell has been a name for the future for so long that the name was beginning to seem pretty old. But his victory in the national indoors indicates that at last the future has arrived

By Joe Jares

Hockey

A nice guy who learned to be troublesome

Long a mainstay and now the star of the driving Detroit Red Wings, conscientious Norm Ullman used to be so modest that nobody, not even Norm Ullman himself, realized how good a hockey player he actually is

By Gary Ronberg

Dog Shows

It takes a lot of ham to make a show dog

By Mort Sharnik

Bridge

Solution of a travel problem

By Charles Goren

Racquet-Tailed Drongo

Grandfather and the Racquet-tailed Drongo

Seeking an outside hobby to keep him from lazing about the house all day, Grandfather Rhoades takes up bird watching and discovers a species of fine-feathered friend that makes him the toast of the Vireo Club—temporarily

By Jonathan Rhoades

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

A few conference races were all over: in others, this week's games would be decisive. But the independents, hoping for tournament bids, could not relax. Among those who seemed sure bets: Texas Western, Houston, Loyola of Chicago, Providence, Dayton and Oklahoma City

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD