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March 23, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Burning Busch

A BIRD IN HAND AND A BURNING BUSCH

Even with Richie Allen aboard, the owner of the new, new Cardinals, peeved by player demands and a Supreme Court challenge, is hardly Little Gussie Sunshine—as poor Steve Carlton has learned

By William Leggett

UP JUMP THOSE PORE LI'L CANUCKS

It was win or perish last week for the Montreal Canadiens, and win they did as Jean Beliveau and John Ferguson helped patch up some cracks in the Quebec dynasty

By Mark Mulvoy

NCAA

EVEN END TO AN EVENTFUL YEAR

It will be close when the four best college teams in the country meet in Maryland for the national title. But UCLA, always toughest when the games mean most, should win again

By Curry Kirkpatrick

The Merchandise

THE MERCHANDISE IS HORSES

To Wendell Rosso, buying a thoroughbred is like buying a carload of bananas for his supermarkets, because "there is a chance to make a profit." So now he's waiting for his $405,000 Sea-Bird filly to make Dollar No. 1

By Pat Ryan

Danny's Turf

CLANCY'S GYM IS DANNY'S TURF

Sparring partners like Danny Andrews are paid only for working with name fighters, and even then the pay is peanuts. Danny is good at his profession. He does not hit hard, so you can't get hurt, but he makes you think

By Harvey Aronson

People

PEOPLE

Cockfighting

Bloody nights on the lone prairie

Feathers fly on Saturdays In the chicken-fighting capital of Kansas

By Dick Russell

College Basketball

Tough loss for the jokebook

Young Coach Herb Magee and his boys whooped it up as they won and, hopefully, ended forever the hoary wheezes about Philadelphia Textile

By Gary Ronberg

Skiing

Here comes, there goes—Karl!

After putting down the kids for another season, Austria's 31-year-old superracer says that maybe now is the time for him to hang 'em up

By William Johnson

Golf

Gary's Garrison: bogeymen and bodyguards

The South African made a controversial effort to counteract the protest over his country's racial policies. But at Pensacola last week he discovered there's nothing like an armed guard to help keep your head down

By Walter Bingham

Track & Field

Field day for Kansas

Muscle prevailed over speed as the Jayhawks won the NCAA title

By Pat Putnam

Aces

A HANDFUL OF ACES

Top-class bridge players are fiery individualists, each sure he is the game's best. Now millionaire Ira Corn (far right) has persuaded a group of prodigies to sublimate their egos to a team effort. In consequence, his Dallas Aces are favored to bring the U.S. its first world title after more than a decade of embarrassment

By William Johnson

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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