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Shopwalk

Some atomic scientists got together and went happily back to the bow and arrow

By Arch Napier

Yesterday

The Log of a Quaint Canoeist

A 19th century Scotsman named John Macgregor turned the workaday craft of the Indians into a boat for the sportsman

By Mary Evans

Booktalk

A guide for the hiker in England maps out the pleasant scenery between pubs

By Pamela Knight

Forest Hills

ARTHUR ALL THE WAY

The first U.S. Open Tennis Championships at Forest Hills were disastrous for the professionals, but for the winner, America's Arthur Ashe, they proved that he has finally become one of the world's best players

By Kim Chapin

REBUTTAL TO A SEARING ATTACK

Two weeks ago Leo Fraser, secretary of the PGA, added to the friction between his organization and the touring pros by making a bitter personal assault on the author. What follows is a reply to those charges

By Jack Nicklaus

A Race to Keep the Title Out of Bed

In This Corner

'AND IN THIS CORNER...NCR 315'

The question is not so much what promotion maestro Murry Woroner started when he turned computerized boxers into the best-selling radio show in years, but rather: where is it all going to end?

By William Johnson

Pro Football 1968

CRACKS IN THE GOLDEN FACADE

By Tex Maule

CAPITOL DIVISION

The Cowboys will be hard to beat, with a close race for second between the Giants, Redskins and Eagles

By Tex Maule

CENTURY DIVISION

The Browns should win almost by default, but the Steelers could be the best long-shot bet in the entire NFL

By Tex Maule

CENTRAL DIVISION

Improvement among the Lions, Bears and Vikings should make things tougher for the Packers, but not much

By Tex Maule

COASTAL DIVISION

The Rams and Colts will put on another high-level, one-two battle, with the 49ers a respectable third

By Tex Maule

WESTERN DIVISION

The Raiders are again the class of the West, but the ever-dangerous Chiefs could make a good run for it

By Tex Maule

EASTERN DIVISION

The Oilers finished fast to win last year but this year should pull away at the start from the Jets and Bills

By Tex Maule

People

PEOPLE

Boxing

Defense of a dubious title

Jimmy Ellis, the man nobody believes in, fights Floyd Patterson, the man everyone thinks is through, the winner's prize being a new image

By Mark Kram

Design For Sport

A freewheeling house with a built-in motion

Richard Foster may seem eccentric—spending a fortune just to have a house that twirls in the Connecticut countryside. But spinning off his prototype are some revolutionary ideas for leisure houses in a crowded land

By Pamela Knight

Swimming

The encore will be in Mexico

In a smashing show—a record-smashing show—at the Olympic trials, America's swimmers radiated an extravagant potential for gold medals

By Bob Ottum

Dandy Don

A COWBOY NAMED DANDY DON

Don Meredith, the colorful Dallas quarterback, is dedicated to leading his team to the NFL championship and to having a good time at the next party—not necessarily in that order

By Edwin Shrake

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

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

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