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Mod Man Out

MOD MAN OUT

Joe Namath said he was quitting football rather than obey Commissioner Pete Rozelle's edict that he sell his interest in a bar where bookies and gamblers reportedly hung out. But the betting was that Joe would be back

By William Johnson

Revenge

REVENGE WAS SWEET

Narrowly beaten by Majestic Prince in the Derby and Preakness (below), Arts and Letters had the last word in the Belmont. Turning home, his jockey looked back confidently, then went on to win by more than five lengths.

By Whitney Tower

Quarry

THE BRAWLER AT THE THRESHOLD

Jerry Quarry, bred for the ring but an erratic performer, prepares for his most important bout, with Joe Frazier, far more confident than before and with a significant advantage in fighting style

By Mark Kram

A KING IS ASKED TO EARN HIS WAY

Forced to compete in a 36-hole qualification for entry in the U.S. Open, Arnold Palmer comes through before a home crowd

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Kids' Crusade

KIDS' CRUSADE IN BOSTON

The In scene for young New Englanders is Fenway Park, where the Red Sox heroes are playing to record crowds and trend spotters are beginning to sense something more than 2,000,000

By William Leggett

People

PEOPLE

Golf

All right with Boatwright

P. J. Boatwright, replacing Joe Dey, will direct the U.S. Open

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Track & Field

Tallest, fastest and buggiest

Jack Bacheler of Florida is not just the best U.S. distance runner, he also is the only one who is a constantly expectant moth-er

By Roy Blount Jr.

Harness Racing

Pops wants to win his own golden anniversary present

In his 50th year as trainer and driver Earle Avery has a standout Hambletonian colt with a catchy name, a clean gait and a strong mind about soft drinks

By William F. Reed Jr.

The Twain

NEVER THE TWAIN SHALL

Toasters, shavers, 'Peyton Place' and the repeated victory shout of 'Aieeee!' make Rudyard Kipling's celebrated verse seem outdated. One month on the Asian golf tour suggests that East may still be East, but it is certainly meeting the West

By Edwin Shrake

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

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