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Booktalk

A backward look is useful to those who would conserve our natural resources

By Robert H. Boyle

Bullfights

Big Betting on Bullfights in the Boondocks

The Philippine government is cool toward water-buffalo fights, but the natives in the remote areas still hold the contests in carnival style

By Nicanor A. Ablay

Second Fastest

THE SECOND FASTEST EVER

A 19-year-old Kansas freshman, Jim Ryun, gave U.S. track fans their biggest thrill of 1966 when he came within two-tenths of a second of breaking Michel Jazy's 3:53.6 world mile record

By Gwilym S. Brown

Reckless Dash

A RECKLESS DASH TO DISASTER

A review of Indy's first-lap smashups and some extraordinary color photographs reveal that a few drivers who took alarming risks jockeying for position were responsible for piling up half the field

By Bob Ottum

Coweye

'COWEYE' COULD NOT BEAT THE ESTABLISHMENT

Most New Yorkers were rooting for him, but Kauai King lost the Triple Crown when Amberoid won the Belmont Stakes

By Whitney Tower

DeWitt

CINCINNATI'S BRAIN-PICKER

Now president and owner of the highly regarded Reds, Bill DeWitt has served, operated and owned ball clubs for half a century. The only general manager ever to win pennants in both major leagues, he is a scrambler who lives by his wits, as the city of Cincinnati is finding out

By Robert H. Boyle

U.S. Open

A Course You Have to Woo

San Francisco's Olympic Country Club, the site of next week's U.S. Open, offers a distinctive combination of beauty, history and class that is likely to confound the sluggers of professional golf but yield to a tender touch

By Alfred Wright

The Shakes in Quake Corner

By Ken Venturi

'It Is a Ben Hogan Kind of Course'

People

PEOPLE

Harness Racing

Bret's revenge was sweet

Setting up this week's rubber match and again drawing swarms of new trotting fans, Bret Hanover won his second race with Cardigan Bay

By Robert Cantwell

Bridge

The invasion of Jeremy Flint

By Charles Goren

Tennis

A Russian serves a warning

Alex Metreveli upsets Dennis Ralston in the French nationals to signal the arrival of a new power

By Paul Ress

Lacrosse

Ugliest day for Army

Navy's champions went to battle against Army wearing pictures of hideous monsters, but they played the game picture-pretty

By Frank Deford

A Nobody

A NOBODY AT THE OPEN

Each year thousands of unknown golfers try to qualify for the U.S. Open, and some succeed. This is the story of one of them, a country-club pro from Michigan City, Ind. named George Thomas (right), who had long dreamed of 'teeing it up' in the game's greatest tournament but never really expected that one June day he would be sharing the Bellerive Country Club locker room with—and competing against—players like Jack Nicklaus

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Sandy Ramras

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