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Broken Wings

POOR BROKEN WINGS

Ruffled feathers were flying in Detroit last week as the city's discouraged and defeated professional hockey players sought to break free of the cage in which a gung-ho college coach kept them pinioned

By Mark Mulvoy

'HEY, I CAN BEAT THOSE GUYS'

Dr. Del Meriwether, a 27-year-old hematologist, came to this conclusion last year while watching a televised track meet. So he took up the sport and last week whipped some of the world's best sprinters

By Sandy Treadwell

Play Now...Fly Later

Super Bowl

SUPER BOWL

AN ACT, FOLLOWED BY AN ACT, FOLLOWED BY AN ACT

By Robert F. Jones

FOR AN OPENING, HE MIGHT COME OUT AND GROWL

By Morton Sharnik

Baja

BAJA REVERIE

Neurotic

WE HAVE A NEUROTIC IN THE BACKFIELD, DOCTOR

Professor Bruce Ogilvie (left) and his partner Thomas Tutko show teams how to avoid mental blocks by tackling psychological hang-ups

By Joe Jares

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

They're no hair-raisers, but they win

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Tennis

Chips, chops, drops and lobs

Bobby Riggs, once Peck's Bad Boy of the tennis world, is back as a senior and a bit more mellow—but not averse to hustling an opponent

By Gwilym S. Brown

Golf

The L.A. Open dresses up in Glen's plaids

By the time they got to Rancho, the pros found the venerable tournament had taken on a bright new celebrity image, and burly Bob Lunn found himself winning a sudden-death playoff with Billy Casper

By Dan Jenkins

Black

AN ASSESSMENT OF 'BLACK IS BEST'

Is the black athlete a long stride better than his white counterpart? And if not, what accounts for the immense success of the black in American sport during the past two decades? Scientists are searching for the answers to such questions and, as they probe for true racial distinctions, fascinating theories have evolved, many of them controversial

By Martin Kane

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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