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Footloose

A globe-trotter offers some tips for the loneliness of long-distance travelers

By M. R. Werner

Yesterday

Hound, Horn and View Halloo for Waterloo

Contrary to myth, it was not Eton's schoolboy athletes that made Wellington's great victory possible. It was the Iron Duke's British proclivity for chasing the fox over the fields and fences of Europe

By Mary Evans

The Crosby

THIS IS GOLF?

The annual Bing Crosby pro-am is always a meteorological marvel, but last week's tournament was even wilder than usual, thereby providing a true test of a player's ability to hit the ball while treading water

By Dan Jenkins

THE MEET OF THE FUTURE IS NOW

The first track carnival ever held in the Astrodome got off to a slow start, but there were signs that it is going to pick up speed

By Tex Maule

The Bruins

IT'S BOBBY ORR & THE ANIMALS

Boston's top rock group features an incomparable young defenseman, a nifty scorer and a supporting ensemble of hard noses. That is enough to make the Bruins a threat to end Montreal's reign in hockey

By Mark Mulvoy

EDF

ALL HE WANTS TO SAVE IS THE WORLD

He is Vic Yannacone (right), fiery attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund, the nation's most militant conservation group, and he hauls into court those who wantonly defile our habitat

By Gilbert Rogin

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

High flight for an Oriole

After three months in Puerto Rico Frank Robinson knows one thing for certain: he can manage. He may become the majors' first Negro pilot

By William Leggett

College Basketball

Lamar may be little, but it sure isn't minor

Undefeated, unsung and unbelieved, Lamar Tech of Beaumont has knocked off seven major teams in a major way and still the Cardinals are discounted. Bad show, pollsters. They are as good as their record

By Patrick F. Putnam

Boxing

Frankie the banger gets bombed

A rough street fighter, DePaula was obliged to appear indoors at the Garden, and Foster won easily

By Martin Kane

Horse Racing

The time has come to sort out the sprinters

Owners are hopeful, trainers are cautious and the fanciers are poised for action as the 3-year-olds start coming out of hiding to demonstrate whether they have the quality to be considered seriously as classic winners

By Whitney Tower

Steam

LET THERE BE STEAM

So decrees Bill Lear of Lear Jet fame, who is building steam race cars—honest—for Indianapolis to glamorize steam passenger cars to be and also is carving out an Indy test track (above) in Nevada

By Bob Ottum

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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