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Booktalk

Surfer Phil Edwards tells how to ride a curl, cure complexes and lock in on life

By Kim Chapin

Yesterday

Some Skulduggery in the Single Sculls

Rumors were rife before the match race between Edward Hanlan and Charles Courtney. They were all borne out when it was found that someone had sawed Hanlan's shell almost in two

By Leonard Shechter

Belmont

A WINNER BUT NOT YET KING

In the Belmont, Damascus again defeated the best 3-year-olds ready to meet him, but he still must avenge his loss to Dr. Fager

By Whitney Tower

Junk Your Engines

GENTLEMEN, JUNK YOUR ENGINES

You're going to have to discard the old-fashioned piston kind and get a turbine like Parnelli Jones's to stay in the Indianapolis 500, if last week's race was any clue—even though the turbine ultimately perished

By Bob Ottum

TWO GUYS NAMED JIM HAD THE SAME IDEA

Miler Jim Ryun was not sure, Sprinter Jim Hines was certain, but their aims were alike, and so were the results in Los Angeles

By Tom C. Brody

Italian Blues

SINGING BLUES IN THE NIGHT

The World Bridge Championship was in doubt until the final session, but as dawn broke over Miami Beach last Monday it was a case of the same old song again: nobody beats Italy's Blues

By Hal Peterson

ONE THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN AND ONE THAT HURT

By Charles Goren

The 1967 U.S. Open

RISING STAR WITH AN OLD PRO'S SWING

The young man at right, Frank Beard, is under the wary gaze of some older competitors as he comes into golf's most esteemed event with an opportunity to upset the favorites. On succeeding pages an artist depicts the epic moments of the Palmer-Casper struggle a year ago and Jack Nicklaus assesses the historic site of this year's Open, Baltusrol Golf Club

By Dan Jenkins

U.S. Open

WHERE THE SHOCKER IS ROUTINE

INSTEAD OF OPEN TERROR, A SUBTLE PLEASURE

A favorite to win at Baltusrol tells why the course is a rarity—one that will truly test the pros but not leave them quaking

By Jack Nicklaus

People

PEOPLE

Stadiums

Slow death by committee in Boston

Politicians talk and talk about a new stadium, but nobody does anything

By Mark Mulvoy

Secret Athletes

BEST-KEPT SECRETS

They are the decathlon men, who live in obscurity three out of every four years. Then come the Olympics, and these masters of all trades are acclaimed as the finest athletes in the world. They are, too. And they are also marvelously diverting fellows, as any visitor to the swinging pad near Santa Barbara can readily see. It is the home, training headquarters, friendly meeting place and haven from Psychedelia of most of the world's best of a singular breed

By John Underwood

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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