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September 14, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

An old Everest hand writes fondly of his rewarding life at some higher elevations

By Ursula Beary

Yesterday

The Year the Ham Won the Grand National

On the stage or in the selling ring, Voluptuary looked every inch the winner, but it took the spotlight and applause of England's greatest race to make him anything but an also-ran

By Robert Cantwell

Ali

WELCOME BACK, ALI!

Overweight and undertrained, Muhammad still looked mighty good as he returned to action in Atlanta and worked up a sweat against three sparring partners. He could quickly get ready for the real thing

By Martin Kane

THE HAMBO WAS A FAMILY AFFAIR

When young Johnny Simpson won with Timothy T. he upheld a tradition begun by his father, who had triumphed with Timmy's sire six years ago

By William F. Reed

Shoemaker

SHOE ON THE WAY TO 6033

Riding high and hard at Del Mar, Calif. last week, Bill Shoemaker booted home eight winners to equal one of sport's major marks—most victories by a jockey, a record held for years by Johnny Longden

By Jack Olsen

Rug Bugs

A SURFACE CASE OF BUGS IN THE RUGS

Supposedly a money saver, artificial turf is now the big thing in baseball. Faster and bouncier than grass, it is changing the old game—but not entirely for the better

By Peter Carry

College Football 1970

ANOTHER NIGHTMARE FOR THE YEAR AHEAD

By Dan Jenkins

Red-Letter Year for Quarterbacks

By William F. Reed

Ohio State

Mississippi

Arkansas

Texas

Nebraska

USC

Notre Dame

Penn State

Michigan

Florida

Missouri

Houston

Colorado

LSU

Auburn

West Virginia

Stanford

Kansas State

UCLA

Arizona State

THE CONFERENCES

THE SMALL COLLEGES

Baseball

A little luck would be a relief

By Don Delliquanti

THE WEEK

By Roy Blount Jr.

Tennis

Fierce lass in quest of an elusive title

She is Margaret Court of Australia, and last week at Forest Hills she moved in on one of the rarest prizes in world-class tennis—a Grand Slam

By Gwilym S. Brown

Golf

Big amateur shoot-out at Generation Gap

Young Lanny Wadkins won the U.S. championship over a field that showed as little respect for its elders as it did for the record book. Meanwhile, the seniors at Waverley could always fall back on Spiro and Red

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Bridge

A whale of a hand—and a player, too

By Charles Goren

Look, Ma

Look, Ma, No Hands...

That's the way it was decades ago when air circus pilots flew deadly competitions—and that's the way it is still as sports like Bevo Howard (preceding page) take to the skies and perform flights of fancy

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

CREDITS

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