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Yesterday

Hooded Horses Cast Long Shadows in the Dawn

Before Ycaza, Baeza and their countrymen made it the native tongue, Spanish was a foreign language at New York's racetracks. A trainer who spoke it then found secrets easier to keep

By Charles Morey

Knicks

OVERDUE WINNER IN NEW YORK

It's been two months since the city had a world champion and it never had one in basketball—but here are the Knicks tearing up the NBA with their team play

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

DOO WA DIDDIE SQUIGGLY WIGGLIES: GET LOST!

The richest ($4,350 in prizes) surfing contest in history had too many problems to be patient with townies who contended that the sport was 'a free man's art'

By Dan Levin

Jack's Course

JACK'S COURSE IS ARNIE'S, TOO

Jack Nicklaus helped design the attractive 18-hole layout in Hilton Head, S.C. where the Heritage Classic was held, but it was Arnold Palmer, playing like his old self, who looked as if he owned it

By Dan Jenkins

Abplanalp

SPITMOUTH PUFFERS IN THE LIVING ROOM

Aerosol king Bob Abplanalp, his $50-million business ssssssting along, has turned a fertile mind back to his first love, fishing. The result: blue angelfish for everyone

By Robert H. Boyle

A Good Loser

YOU CAN'T TOP A GOOD LOSER

For football bettors, like the pseudonymous Chad Clarke, the best teams are often those that have lost more games than they've won—but have consistently beaten the point spread

By Mark Mulvoy

College Football

It's the biggest draw in Philadelphia

Army had won only three games and Navy one but 102,000 people showed up at JFK Stadium to watch Lynn Moore and the Cadets prove that mediocrity beats total ineptness

By Pat Putnam

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By William F. Reed

Sporting Look

They don't dress up for dinner anymore—they just show up

By Ruth Lieder

People

PEOPLE

Horse Shows

Novelties and reform spark a rich finale

Challenging jump courses introduced by entertaining narration highlighted New York's National. A growing regard nationwide for the rules designed to protect an abused breed also distinguished a busy fall

By Alice Higgins

Boating

Big shoot-out on Lake Havasu

Cesare Scotti of Italy won the world's biggest, richest outboard powerboat race from a fine field as an American archrival, Don Pruett, crashed

By Hugh D. Whall

Cross-Country

A PTA meeting is tougher

This is how Mrs. Doris Brown, a part-time teacher, described her win in the Nationals, a meet which attracted 542 girls from age 7 on up

By Skip Myslenski

Effete East

WELCOME TO TOWN...IN THE EFFETE EAST

Cowtown, in southern New Jersey, is an unlikely place for the twain to meet, but meet they do. And the bulls and steers are just as testy and the horses just as strong as they are depicted in Western song. Not only that, the animals have proven to be a good diversion for at least one 38-year-old commuter

By Coles Phinizy

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

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