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Footloose

New Orleans—a mixture of the old and the new and all that Dixie jazz

By M. R. Werner

Yesterday

For Yankees, for Yale and for Soose

By Frank Graham Jr.

Booktalk

Pretty posies will never sweeten the smell of our many polluted lakes and rivers

By Robert H. Boyle

Now There Are Four

NOW THERE ARE FOUR

In the battle for the national basketball championship only Duke, Kentucky, Utah and Texas Western survive. If last week's pattern is confirmed, the final round at College Park will be the hottest in years

By Frank Deford

Hockey's Moment

HOCKEY'S BIGGEST MOMENT NO. 51

After losing out because of an injury last year, after a season-long buildup this year, and after weeks of near misses, heightening pressure and agonizing frustration, Bobby Hull finally broke the Rocket's record

By Martin Kane

IT'S ONE POINT SIX PICK UP STICKS

When the NCAA tries to raise the academic standards of athletes one group, the Ivy League, protests, 'Who needs it?' The result is a stormy controversy in which the Ivies, says the author, are wrong

By Dan Jenkins

Tradin' Man

TRADIN' PLATERS IS MR. VAN'S GAME

Marion Van Berg never started a horse at Aqueduct or Santa Anita, but last year he won more money and more races than anyone else

By Jack Mann

Porpoises

YOU CAN'T CON A PORPOISE

The versatile mammals of Sea Life Park in Hawaii are acting somewhat like Seeing Eye dogs. Scientists are experimenting with the animals in an attempt to aid the blind, with hope of defining and somehow simulating the porpoise's intricate built-in sonar system

By Coles Phinizy

Bridge

Remember, the enemy is eavesdropping

By Charles Goren

People

PEOPLE

Diving

A heretic in an arty sport

Defying custom and brandishing wild ideas, Diving Coach Hobie Billingsley has confounded his rivals by producing national champions

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

Old Johnny Longden, his hail and farewell

After nearly 40 years as a jockey, during which he won a record 6,032 races, the grandfather retired from competition. But not before he gave the fans at Santa Anita a last ride that defeated the Hollywood scripts

By Jack Tobin

The Thing

MY FATHER THE THING

A son's fond reminiscence of his dad's colorful career as a professional wrestler (left, bleeding) and of a summer spent with Frank Jares on the road, where Joe learned there are some real dangers involved, too

By Joe Jares

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

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