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A Big Lift

A BIG LIFT TOWARD THE TITLE

On August weekends in Los Angeles some people try to get out of town, but last Saturday night 64,020 mad dogs defied the heat and careened over the freeways to watch the Rams win a thriller by blocking a punt (above) for a safety—a play that could mean more than just a preseason victory

By Alfred Wright

OLYMPIC STRIDE DOWN THAT COMEBACK TRAIL

It wasn't his fastest mile, but it was fast enough to win and convince world-record runner Jim Ryun that he has mended from mononucleosis and will not miss his long-planned trip to Mexico

By Roy Blount Jr.

Hard Ride Over a High Road

Flood And Deluge

NOT JUST A FLOOD, BUT A DELUGE

The Cardinals' top hitter is the best centerfielder in the league, but he is only one vital member of a great, happy team

By William Leggett

A COURIER'S QUEST

Sailor

THE SAILOR WHO OWNS THE WIND

International competition in each of six classes, four Olympic gold medals and eight world championships in 20 years of racing make Paul Elvstrom of Denmark (right) the world's greatest helmsman

By Coles Phinizy

People

PEOPLE

Hunting Dogs

Summer schooling on the Canadian prairies

By Duncan Barnes

Harness Racing

A wave at Pride, a race for second

By Pat Putnam

Golf

More than lollipops and roses

That is Peggy Harmon, the 17-year-old who won last week's junior girls' tournament when she wasn't busy reading or discussing politics

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Horse Racing

Sales for the big spenders

At Saratoga and Keeneland the bidding for yearlings set all kinds of records, but the first crop of Sea-Birds brought the wildest prices

By Whitney Tower

Marshmallow Foot

OLD MARSHMALLOW FOOT

'You can do it, easy,' lead-foot Mickey Thompson promised. But his dizzy co-driver got lost on the Salt Flats trying to set world speed records, and all he got was his name on the car door

By Bob Ottum

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Dick Russell

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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