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The Masters

SORRY, BILLY

Grateful George Archer had the Masters' green coat—and the last word—when an anguished leader, Billy Casper, and his pursuers lost their way in the Augusta pines

By Dan Jenkins

BRUCE AND HIS BABIES STORM AUGUSTA

By Curry Kirkpatrick

RED-HOT TUNE FOR THE KINGS

In a swinging Stanley Cup orchestration, former NHL star Red Kelly conducted his Los Angeles youngsters past Oakland to claim the California championship. Next number: the St. Louis Blues

By Alfred Wright

Wondrous Willie

LEADING MAN: WONDROUS WILLIE

At 37, baseball's greatest practicing slugger is running through his new repertoire—as a latter-day Eddie Stanky—with predictable aplomb. But keep a star performer in a supporting role? Not likely, not for long

By Roy Blount Jr.

The Greatest

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH, AND HE'S THE FIRST TO ADMIT IT

By Tex Maule

Sporting Look

Jeans with a dash of tonic

By Jule Campbell

Pro Basketball

At the end, it was up to the two big men underneath

There were plenty of heroes to go around as the Celtics and the Knicks battled for the Eastern Division NBA title. The real war, though, was between New York's Willis Reed and Boston's tireless Bill Russell

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'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

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