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April 3, 1967 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A news story long kept in frozen storage brings a half-forgotten adventure to life

By Robert Cantwell

Barrel Jumping

Roll Out a Barrel and Some Daredevil Will Jump It

Soaring over beer kegs is not everyone's idea of fun, but many find it lively as a polka and heady as a pint of beer

By Herm Weiskopf

Terror In The Air

TERROR IN THE AIR

Apprehension pervaded the camps of UCLA's rivals at the NCAA basketball championships, inspiring fruitless stratagems and ineffectual performances. The fear was of Lew Alcindor, and it was justified

By Frank Deford

A LITTLE TIGER TAKES THE CUP

Winning three races in the season's final week at Jackson Hole, Canada's Nancy Greene (above right) accepts congratulations from Marielle Goitschel, whom she beat to become the world's best girl skier

By Bob Ottum

STANFORD'S BIG NEW SPLASH

Gregory Buckingham is tall, dark, handsome and, suddenly, a star of American swimming. In the NCAA title meet his record-breaking victories lifted the Indians above strong Southern California and Indiana

By Kim Chapin

DETROIT'S REFRAIN IS MAYO AND SAIN

Detroit had a bewildering season in 1966, but now, under a new manager and a shrewd coaching staff, the hard-hitting Tigers are acting like a team that intends to win the American League pennant

By William Leggett

AFTER MUHAMMAD, A GRAVEYARD

The heavyweight champion won an interesting fight against an aging but surprisingly worthy challenger. Now Ali's clouded future raises the possibility that the ring soon may be deprived of its most colorful figure

By Mark Kram

Deadeye Dude

DEADEYE DUDE OF THE NORTH

Young Yvan Cournoyer is a sharp dresser and born shooter who will become the next big star of the Montreal Canadiens when he learns how to defend as well as he attacks

By Pete Axthelm

People

PEOPLE

Sporting Look

The gleam of gold and the shine of silver

Blazers used to be simple navy-blue-flannel jackets adorned with brass buttons. Now they come in all sorts of colors and fabrics, and blazer buttons, as witness the collection at left, can be anything but simple

College Wrestling

Delicious dessert for a hungry Spartan crew

Led by a gangle-armed farmer who hates to diet, Michigan State overcame a long and inglorious tradition of losing to give a fresh new look to a sport that for years has been dominated by the same three schools

By Gary Ronberg

Horse Racing

Rushing out of the barn and into the picture

Damascus may have hardly worked up a sweat in his brief career, but his performance in the Bay Shore should put his foes in a lather

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

There was nothing they could do about Lew

Partner switching was rampant before the Vanderbilt began, but when the musical chairs had ended, there was one man who was right back where he started, a winner last year and a winner again, Lew Mathe

By Charles Goren

Ten Thousand Islands

Not a Park to Go Barefoot in

The Ten Thousand Islands, half of which are in Florida's Everglades National Park, are a maze of waterways and heavy growth that abounds in fish, snakes, alligators, wild birds—and some pretty wild people

By Jack Olsen

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