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16 Down to the Sea in $
Corporate know-how, exemplified by "Intrepid," is ahead of romance of the sea as America's Cup showdowns near

22 Hot on the Trail of Big Mama
The wife of the world's biggest martin got away, but in Hawaii tournament billfishermen still set a record

26 Fall Down and Go Bloom
It wasn't exactly group therapy, but it was a record when 18 skydivers locked hands in a giant flower over California

28 A Game That Gets a Good Man Down
A gallery of the lumps he took last year shows why Joe Namath thinks about quitting—or getting more money

36 Sam of 1,000 Ways
Indian Pitcher Sudden Sam McDowell marches not only to a different drummer, but to a different one every day

42 The Matter of Indian Giving
Tiny Blue Lake has become a symbol of America at last doing right or once again doing wrong by her Indians

58 Aaah-Eeee-Aaah...Umgawa
The voice of Tarzan is still heard in the land, but Johnny Weissmuller has grown a bit weary of yelling on demand

The departments

13 Scorecard
46 People
48 Baseball
50 Golf
56 Boxing
76 For the Record
78 19th Hole

Credits on page 76

Cover photograph from "The Last Rebel" A Larry Spangler production















Next week

The toughest field in golf contends next week for the game's fourth major crown, the PGA Championship, at Tulsa's Southern Hills course. Dan Jenkins will cover the action.

A rich upstart named Marlu Pride, not considered classy enough to enter in The Hambletonian, has been beating the well-bred colts and tries again in the Yonkers Futurity.

Battling batters, Big Yaz and tough Tony Oliva, take on each other in Boston. William Leggett reports on the rivalry between the American League's two top hitters.