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Booktalk

A new paperback from the Sierra Club puts a popular price on priceless beauty

By Jeannette Bruce

Yesterday

Bituminous Time in the Bronx

By Myron Cope

Tennis Goes Mod

NOW TENNIS GOES MOD

The new pro tour was up to date in Kansas City last week as John Newcombe dressed in yellow and go-go girls danced on court. Sure, the game still had its problems, but none of them was old age

By Frank Deford

New Quarry

A BRAND NEW JERRY QUARRY WINS THE BIG ONE

The unpredictable Californian trained hard for a change, developed a good left jab and trounced blundering Thad Spencer to earn a shot at the WBA version of the heavyweight title

By Mark Kram

B-Blast

THE B-BLAST ROCKS NEW MEXICO

That's B for Basketball, and the whole state is in happy hysteria over the fortunes of the two big teams at Las Cruces and Albuquerque. The chief cause is the presence of pepper-hot coaches at both schools

By Gary Ronberg

Bobby Hull

ONE SKATE IN VALHALLA

The mightiest scorer and most electrifying player in hockey today, Bobby Hull (opposite) is the only one with the stature of postwar greats Gordie Howe and Maurice Richard. But he has lost his zest for the game and may soon retire—to farming, his idea of a warrior's heaven

By Pete Axthelm

As Sempé Sees The Olympic Scene

Game Of Hope

GOLF IS A GAME OF HOPE

No matter where he is—entertaining troops in Vietnam, producing a TV show or playing host at his own tournament—Bob Hope usually has a driver in hand and a line to the nearest tee

By Alfred Wright

People

PEOPLE

Basketball

Collision on the new Underground Railroad

Bob Presley came to California from Detroit via a secret transportation system that moves Negro athletes out of ghettos and into colleges around the country. For good or ill, it led to the wreck at Berkeley

By William Johnson

Travel

Sea change for a fine Mediterranean dish

A Caribbean cruise aboard the ketch 'Eudroma' is a surprise package, with floodlit parties and adventurous meals put together by the young owners, who spear their own fish and make bouillabaisse on desert islands

By Pamela Knight

Motor Sports

Achtung! Achtung! The Porsches are coming!

In sweeping the Daytona 24-hour race some rugged German sports cars demonstrated that they are the threats of the year in the altered game of endurance racing. With the big cars of 1967 ruled out, the cry is:

By Kim Chapin

Old Lion

Old Lion in a New Land

Kenya's most famous white hunter, Harry Selby, has emigrated to Botswana. On safari there he explains the move, takes stock of his future and watches an SI writer shoot the tail off an impala

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

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