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Texas

A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION IN THE GENTLE STATE OF TEXAS

By Edwin Shrake

National League

MAD SCRAMBLE EAST AND WEST...

With only a month to go, at least seven National League teams are in lovely fighting positions for the two playoff berths, but Chicago and San Francisco seem the safest

By Peter Carry

...A FESTIVE LOSE-IN AT MONTREAL

FLUFFY MAKES IT NO CONTEST

Portly Steve Melnyk, a 22-year-old Georgian who likes a good meal as much as he does a birdie, had both last week as he won the U.S. Amateur Championship at Oakmont by five strokes

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Part 3: The Desperate Coach

Concessions—and Lies

Some coaches are ready to make extreme efforts to relate to the new breed of student-athletes—who are really athlete-students. Others are fed up with so-called appeasement and clamor for a return to discipline and authority. But almost everyone agrees it's high time the kids were told the truth

By John Underwood

People

PEOPLE

Harness Racing

First in Du Quoin, with a second from Rome

Not all of the seven brothers and cousins who own Lindy's Pride were present when he pursued trotting's top prize in Illinois. The two who had led the family into the sport had an appointment at the Vatican

By William F. Reed Jr.

Missile Gap

Closing the missile gap in U.S. pubs

The training regimen for the game of darts is beer—and a few champions are at their best when they have to be held up to shoot. They—and a million others, some of them sober—are Closing the missile gap in U.S. pubs

By Joe Jares

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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

FACES IN THE CROWD