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Yesterday

Johnny's Goof on Big Red

A taint still clings to Jockey Johnny Loftus, who rode the great horse, Man o' War, in the only race Big Red ever lost

By Jack Mahon

Booktalk

The islands off the Newfoundland coast afford birds—but not man—a good life

By Robert Cantwell

Unhappy Return

UNHAPPY RETURN OF THE NATIVE

Leo Durocher came back to the West Coast as a manager, but it was a sad homecoming. His Cubs lost five of six games

By William Leggett

New Game

CUP PLAY: A WHOLE NEW GAME

What matters in pro hockey is not the championship but the Stanley Cup. Last week, as the playoffs began, two teams made radical changes in their playing styles to meet the demands of a short, bitter series

By Martin Kane

People

PEOPLE

Boating

Now it's the waltz-me-around-again Wankel

A new kind of internal-combustion engine makes a smoothly rhythmic dance of power transmission by replacing the jerky piston of old with a rotor that matches the spinning motion of a boat's propeller

By Mary Jane Hodges

Horse Racing

Hail the magnificent chestnut

Stepping up the distances on his way to the Derby, Graustark goes seven furlongs and wins laughing

By Whitney Tower

Sporting Look

Win or lose, Doug Sanders is a pop artist's dream

The brightest sight on any golf course since Jimmy Demaret, the tour's leading money winner is wowing galleries with his head-to-toe match-ups

By Dan Jenkins

Pro Basketball

An added attraction for a season's finale

His ailments cured, Elgin Baylor played brilliantly to lead the Lakers to victory over St. Louis and an upset of Boston in their first game for the title. But it will take all of his skill to beat the champions

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Horse Shows

Amateurs took the honors

Despite a background of bickering between jumper and saddle-horse people, the nonpros at San Antonio made the opening show a success

By Alice Higgins

It's TV

It's Sport...It's Money...It's TV

Is television a voracious monster that is taking over and ruining sport? Here the vice-president in charge of sports for the American Broadcasting Company, and a man of many monitors, trenchantly answers TV's critics

By Roone Arledge

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Tom C. Brody

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

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