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Booktalk

Four new volumes, each from its own special perspective, examine the ocean

By Robert H. Boyle

Push

PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

In the Western pro playoffs basketball may be all finesse and ballet, but in the East it is muscleball especially when the fearsome giants of Philadelphia and New York (right) and Boston get together

By Frank Deford

THE END WAS A RINGING SEVEN

With $25,000 waiting for him in bowling's richest tournament, Dave Davis came down to the 10th frame of the last game against Koko Johnson and all that was left was the seven-pin. He never saw it fall

By Kim Chapin

Country Girl

JUST A SIMPLE LITTLE COUNTRY GIRL

When Joyce Dodson asked the U.S. Olympic Committee if she could be its Texas fund raiser, the USOC said sure, though it really did not expect startling results—and certainly not what it got

By Edwin Shrake

Baseball 1968

YEAR OF INNOVATION IN A GRAND OLD GAME

By William Leggett

IT WAS SOCK IT TO 'EM TIME ALL YEAR

THE HIGH AND LOW OF IT THIS SEASON

NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Basketball

The team that went over the hill

The Olympic Trials were chiefly distinguished by the absence of 20 of our best college players

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Golf

In case of a tie, a vote for Russian roulette

If this week's Masters produces no winner after 72 holes, sport's most anticlimactic event will occur on Monday—the 18-hole playoff. A change to sudden death on Sunday would make a more exciting show

By Alfred Wright

Horse Shows

The cocktail-class jump-off

An effort to stir up interest in one of the season's earliest shows led to some stern logistic problems and a stimulating 18-horse contest

By Alice Higgins

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

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