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February 2, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday/Games For Fun

When Games Were for Fun

By Bil Gilbert

More Fun

IT'S MORE FUN WITHOUT LEW

Everybody plays, now that the one-man gang, Lew Alcindor, has gone. UCLA is not better but it's brighter and No. 1

By Curry Kirkpatrick

French Dressing

NEW KIND OF FRENCH DRESSING

Wearing sleek uniforms and skiing like Jean-Claude himself, a crew called the New Naturals is tearing up the oldtimers as the circuit swings toward Italy and the World Alpine championships

By William Johnson

NEAT FEET WITH A KENYA BEAT

Africa's lightfoot Miler Kip Keino went tap-tap-tap on Philly's tight, tortuous track as Marty Liquor and other rivals were going thump-thump-thump—and won in the remarkably good time of 4:00.6

By Pat Putnam

Shoemaker

OUT OF THE OVEN AND INTO THE WINNER'S CIRCLE

America's premier jockey begins his story with the astonishing details of the luckiest day of his life—his very first. No athlete in history has come close to earning, strictly in sports, what Shoe has, and his account of this brimming career forms an indispensable chapter in the annals of horse racing over two decades

By William Shoemaker

'Mother' Was a Home at Sea

Marr

GOLFING'S PRO OF 52ND STREET

Question: After a four-year tournament dry spell, during which he stands, in his words, '0 for 80,' why doesn't dapper Dave Marr just quit golf? Answer: He can't quit, he's a celebrity

By Dan Jenkins

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Jes' li'l ol' country boys

Stephen F. Austin's Lumberjacks, tops among small colleges, may talk country but they play ball like city slickers

By Peter Carry

THE WEEK

Pro Basketball

Buy a basketball franchise and join the war

The MVP trophy that ABA Commissioner Dolph gave Spencer Haywood was two feet taller than the one NBA Commissioner Kennedy gave Willis Reed, but both leagues deserve awards for madness without method

By Frank Deford

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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