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March 9, 1970 Table Of Contents

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TV Talk

Boxing's loyalists now gather in theaters to shout their affections for the game

By Wilfrid Sheed

The Game

THE NAME IS THE NAME OF THE GAME

Here comes skiing, richer than ever. Here come the skiing manufacturers, with brand names and big money. And here comes the inevitable collision between amateurism and the 1972 Olympics

By William Johnson

PUSSYCAT ON A QUICK COLD RINK

On a racy Wisconsin weekend green-eyed Leah Poulos won an unexpected medal from the powerful Russians and Dutch in her—and this country's—first ladies world speed skating championship

By William F. Reed

Alcindor

LEW TURNS SMALL CHANGE TO BIG BUCKS

A drag on the court, at the gate and in the hearts of its fans, Milwaukee was transformed by the arrival of one man, and his influence pervades all pro basketball

By Tex Maule

Mark Spitz

'SWIMMING ISN'T EVERYTHING, WINNING IS'

That was the credo Arnold Spitz instilled in his son and until the '68 Olympics Mark Spitz lived up to it. Now the troubled boy has matured and is winning for himself

By William F. Reed

THE HOOVES THAT ROCK THE CRADLE...

Ghost Patrol

The Ghost Patrol Of Golf

Out of the mists of a dreary Monday morning they come, a lonely squardron of professionals pursing their golden dreams: the chance to play with the big boys

By Walter Bingham

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

The Dealers roll to a title

Led by 'J.J.' Johnson, Iowa's slick combo came on late with the acid to edge Purdue and take the Big Ten championship

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Peter Carry

Track & Field

He knows how to throw his weight around

Burly George Frenn, with an assist from his psychotherapist, wins a national title

By Pat Putnam

Horse Racing

Plenty Old, but little else

Rex Ellsworth could be pleased at his colt's performance, but for Californians generally there is nothing to cheer in this Derby crop

By Whitney Tower

Squash

A spicy day at Penn

Anil Nayar made the ball come alive to remain national champion

By Roy Blount Jr.

Killer Storm

THE LADY WAS A KILLER

When the wicked swirl of Hurricane Camillie hit the Gulf Coast last summer it claimed 258 lives and, amid nearly $1.5 billion in destruction, took a heavy toll of pleasure boats. The nightmare experience of four Sunday sailors who barely survived gives the statistics fearful immediacy

By Edwin Shrake

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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