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Yesterday

Globetrot on a big wheel

Or how to go around the world in a thousand days on a penny-farthing

By Mary Evans

Shopwalk

Want to buy, sell or trade a boat? ABI's computer tells you how to go about it

By Jeannette Bruce

Guess-Again Derby

A GUESS-AGAIN DERBY

Every week the cast of leading characters for Churchill Downs changes. The results of last weekend's major preps in California and Florida added a few new candidates, while still others lurk in the wings

By Whitney Tower

A COUNTRY BOY UPSTAGES THE ELEPHANTS

By William Johnson

Indiana Wins

INDIANA WINS THE BIG ONE BIG

The Hoosiers threatened often enough in the past, but not until last week did they take an NCAA swimming title. The key to victory was a superb backstroker named Charlie Hickcox

By Tom C. Brody

Stanley Cup

THE COAST'S CRAZY DREAMERS

As Stanley Cup hockey begins, Los Angeles' brash new Kings, led by money Goalie Terry Sawchuk, have this silly idea that they might win the cup itself. For that matter, so do Boston's angry Bruins

By Pete Axthelm

The Masters

NEW CHALLENGERS FOR THE OLD MASTERS

Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus will be, as always, the favorites at Augusta next week, but their grip on the tournament is threatened by a fresh wave of contenders

By Alfred Wright

THE AUGUSTA WAY

WHERE CEREMONY RULES

By Dan Jenkins

Coochee's New Tune

COOCHEE COOS ANOTHER TUNE

Mudcat Grant, the man from Lacoochee, is all smiles now as he moves his act from Minnesota to Los Angeles and prepares for a big year pitching for the Dodgers and hoofing with the Kittens

By Frank Deford

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

A new life for some old cats

The military draft and big-league expansion may be specters to some, but to a small group of aging fringe players they are a fountain of youth

By Mark Mulvoy

Tennis

Goodbye Billie Jean, with love from Nancy

After a distinguished amateur career, Billie Jean King decided to turn professional, but not before a rare meeting with her longtime rival, Nancy Richey, whose going-away present to her was a remarkable beating

By Kim Chapin

Boxing

Rubies for a great big mouse

Raul Rojas, a tough, slugging featherweight, survived a ballooning right eye to lay claim to a flashy belt and a WBA-type world title

By Gary Ronberg

Bridge

The verdict is nix on the negative double

By Charles Goren

Top End

TOP HUNT IN THE TOP END

Civilization abruptly stops at Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory. There the bush takes over, and dirt tracks wander through a rough land abounding in beauty for the explorer and game for the hunter and fisherman

By Virginia Kraft

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