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April 6, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Desperate Hours

THE DESPERATE HOURS

Their names are not Hull and Orr, but in the heat of the Chicago-Boston hockey race last week they endured the same heavy pressures. This is how it was with the redhead and the swinger

By Mark Mulvoy

One To Go

TWO DERBIES DOWN, ONE TO GO

My Dad George is the best in Florida, Terlago is the class of California and they move on to that race in Kentucky. Back at the barn, Silent Screen nurses his wounds, but don't count him out yet

By Whitney Tower

IN CALIFORNIA: A COLT TO KEEP AN EYE ON

By Alfred Wright

REDEMPTION AFTER A FALSE START

Indiana had no trouble winning the NCAA swimming title, but Mark Spitz lost two events and jumped the gun in a third before he reestablished himself by beating his old nemesis, Doug Russell

By William F. Reed

Maravich

MERGER, MADNESS AND MARAVICH

Professional basketball makes heavy demands on its followers who want to keep abreast of things. As the two leagues continued to battle and players shifted around, the most confused happening was the signing of Pistol Pete

By Frank Deford

Joe Weider

BE A TAKE-CHARGE BLASTER!

Rip tennis balls asunder! Become a new breed of wildcat! So promises Joe Weider, who can lift 200 pounds with one hand and has replaced Charles Atlas as the No. 1 bodybuilder

By Herman Weiskopf

The Masters

Bobby Jones started it all

By Dan Jenkins

Room at the Top for Amateurs

Six days in April: life and hard times of a Masters rookie

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Tennis

Confusion in the backcourt

In the continuing battle between the USLTA and the contract pros the score stands at deuce and no one seems to know who is serving

By Walter Bingham

Baseball

The Yanks are coming, or so they hope

By Peter Carry

Wrestling

A good littler man wins big

Larry Owings dropped 31 pounds in order to meet Dan Gable in the NCAA championships—and handed him his first loss in 182 matches

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Martin Kane

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