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March 17, 1969 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Two new motorbikes are designed for heavy duty in rough and remote areas

By Jeannette Bruce

Yesterday

George Was Villainous, Gutsy and Gorgeous

And those were the qualities it took to make a wrestling hero in the early days of television, when the fans wanted their partisanship well seasoned with glamour and histrionics

By Joe Jares

Ted's Way

Teaching Them Ted's Way

Outsiders were talking of Unterrible Teddy and insiders were awed by his knowledge. After two serene, skillful and stimulating weeks with his Washington Senators, Mr. Williams was back in baseball for sure

By John Underwood

POOR LI'L MIDGETS TEXAS STYLE

In the richest midget-car races ever run, Houston's Astrodome unleashed top U.S. drivers on a cratered horror

By Bob Ottum

NCAA Basketball

BEATEN ONCE BUT FAR FROM OUT

After 41 straight, UCLA lost—to USC. That is just one of the reasons why the Bruins and towering Lew Alcindor are favored to win an unprecedented third national championship in a row

By Joe Jares

Surf

IT HELPS TO HAVE READ COMIC BOOKS AS A KID

Weekend Hurdler

THE WOES OF WEE WILLIE WISP

Every weekend Willie Davenport (right) proves once again he is history's finest hurdler. Unhappily, few notice—and he may have to rely on pro football for real fame

By Skip Myslenski

People

PEOPLE

Horse Racing

Man (plus horse) beats boy

That was Manny Ycaza's verdict after he outmaneuvered his chief rival in the Flamingo and thrust his own colt into Derby prominence

By Whitney Tower

Skiing

Our problem: how to beat the ski ennui

Austria won the International Team races, but with Killy gone nobody seemed to care. Now with Bob Beattie bowing out too, what is the future of ski racing in the U.S.?

By Dan Jenkins

Sporting Look

The new groove: knits that move

By Ruth Lieder

Bridge

The prof ducks a trap

By Charles Goren

Go-Go Slow

GO-GO SLOW

The most lackadaisical and recognizable of U.S. fans are two blimps which lazily gate-crash virtually every top sports event in the country. They may even appear at a concert or drop in at your company picnic

By Coles Phinizy

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