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14 It Was Like V-E Day Revisited
Defeating West Germany in a dramatic overtime, England wins the World Cup—and goes wild

20 Situation Normal in the Old N.L.
As the National League pennant race enters the last two months, as many as five teams are in position to win

22 Caught by a Barbless Hook
The British threatened to upset the U.S. in the Curtis Cup, but two holes by a fishpond stopped them

24 Win One for the Flipper
Such a chant might be irreverent at Notre Dame, but it well suits the newest AFL team, Miami's Dolphins

30 On the Not So Bounding Maine
Windjamming along New England's rocky shore is one way to beat the age of automation

34 A Star Among Fast Friends
Sports car racer-turned-actor Steve McQueen returns to the track to test—and tell about—eight hot cars

54 Can't Anyone Here Use Kanehl?
That most original Met, Rod Kanehl, would like to get back into baseball, say as a coach for his alma mater

The departments

9 Scorecard
44 People
47 Bridge
48 Boating
50 Sporting Look
52 Horse Shows
69 Baseball's Week
70 For the Record
71 19th Hole

Credits on page 70

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer















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