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12 The One That Got Away Again
Arnold Palmer played well, but the PGA Championship escaped him again in Tulsa last week, as Dave Stockton won

16 Yes, Rick, There Is a Virginia
Former NBA star Rick Barry, now contracted to the ABA Virginia Squires, wants to jump back to San Francisco

18 A Full Series for a Fleet Pair
Carl Yastrzemski and Tony Oliva, going after the batting title, were the big show as Minnesota bombed in Boston

22 Marlu Has a Bit of Trouble
When a $15 rubber bit broke in his mouth, Marlu Pride lost all chance to win the $100,000 Yonkers Futurity

24 The Impatience of Mrs. Job
Given a wave-tossed lake, determination and four kids, an Ohio mother turned out four swimming champions

30 Grand Prix American Style
The color camera samples a vivid new brand of U.S. auto racing, whose biggest noise is a driver named Cannon

50 Turn Left at the Porcupine
In which Dauntless Angler Jack Olsen ransacks Colorado for the secret of the missing trout

The departments

9 Scorecard
36 People
40 Baseball
47 Measures
48 Horse Racing
60 For the Record
63 19th Hole

Credits on page 60

Cover photograph by Fred Kaplan















Next week

Choke artists or victims of fickle fate, Dallas has blown four NFL playoff games. Analyst Tex Maule puts the Cowboys on the couch as they meet their nemesis, Green Bay.

Over the hill at 18 or still the fastest female afloat? Debbie Meyer finds out this week at the national outdoors. Jerry Kirshenbaum observes from poolside in Los Angeles.

The rich way to get away is Tres Vidas, a prestigious new playground in Mexico for millionaires and their friends. Edwin Shrake reports from deep inside all that money.