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Winter Olympics

BREAKNECK TIME IN FRANCE

OVER THE SCATTERED BONES CAME JEAN-CLAUDE

By Dan Jenkins

THE PERILS OF PEGGY AND A GREAT SILVER RAID

Peggy Fleming lifted low American morale by winning the gold medal expected of her but had some very uneasy moments, while a trio of speed skaters fought flu and love bugs en route to a merry tie

By Bob Ottum

THE SHOE WAS NOT IN THE SADDLE

While his regular jockey, Willie Shoemaker, watched on TV and rested his broken leg, Damascus was taken along the rail by a substitute rider and lost the Strub Stakes by a head to a long shot

By Whitney Tower

ST. BONA IS A BONNY SURPRISE

Undaunted and thus far underrated, a five-man band of Indians from upstate New York ambushes all enemy forces, while the Brown Berets celebrate the team's victories with funerals and hangings

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Ali Preaches

FOR ALI, A TIME TO PREACH

Whether sermonizing in California or at home, Muhammad Ali is still as controversial and colorful as he ever was in the ring—to which, he promises, he will return a winner from 'Alcatraz'

By Tex Maule

Design For Sport

VARIATIONS ON AN ISOSCELES THEME

Bridge

Tall tale and true

By Charles Goren

Hockey

Expansion's bright new heroes

The exhilarating success of the Philadelphia Flyers is due in large part to the remarkable play of a talented two-man goaltending partnership

By Mark Mulvoy

Track

Jim Ryun's big experiment

The superlative runner from Kansas was aiming at back-to-back four-minute miles, but an emotional Garden crowd upset the plan

By Pete Axthelm

Dr. Beauty

Dr. Beauty Buys a Beast

A lifetime of improving profiles has brought a flamboyant Hollywood doctor fame, riches, a saintly portrait and now—quite suddenly—a racing stable that includes a horse known round the world

By William Johnson

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