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British Open

VIRTUE IN THE VALLEY OF SIN

Despite a putting touch that abandoned him at times, Jack Nicklaus hung on to win his second British Open title last week, conquering Doug Sanders in a playoff and St. Andrews' Old Course in a breeze

By Dan Jenkins

ZUT! WE NEARLY GOT GUILLOTINED

Starting a tour of Europe, a fat and sassy U.S. track team showed up in Paris expecting a laugher. Instead they ran into a French team that acted as though it had been eating jackrabbits instead of snails

By Pat Putnam

Funny Ball

FUNNY BALL, FUNNY BOUNCES

Everybody in baseball has theories about the 'lively ball,' but what laboratory tests show is mostly a startling lack of consistency. One may be a rabbit but the next is apt to be a dud

By Herman Weiskopf

Man Of Machismo

A MAN OF MACHISMO

Gentle, fun-loving Joe Kapp says that fights just seem to come looking for him—but he admits he never backs down. That, adds the Viking quarterback in the first of three parts, is what Chicanos call 'machismo'

By Joe Kapp

Salty Balm

SALTY BALM ON THE EDGE OF THE CITY

Swimming

AS EASY AS TAKING A STROLL

The coach of Indiana's national champions sees no reason why adults shouldn't learn to swim without all that thrashing about

By Dr. James E. Counsilman

Baseball

To a stripper, Boyer's hipper

By Peter Carry

THE WEEK

Water Skiing

Look, Mom, I'm the champ!

Still wet behind the ears, the usual gang of whiz kids got together on a Georgia lake to water-ski circles around the older generation

By Joe Jares

Basketball

Only ornery recruits for this boot camp

Searching for tough kids who fill the requirements of the international style of play and will still be amateurs in 1972, the U.S. Olympic Committee comes up with a campful of sturdy studs

By Peter Carry

Dogs

Sam Spade Goes to the Dogs

The luck of the Irish, Dick Andrews believes, has helped him recover the loot after Miami's big jewel robberies and led him into greyhound racing, where a farfetched series of events brought him one of the richest prizes in the sport

By Pat Putnam

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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