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The Memory

THANKS FOR THE MEMORY

A horde of distinguished guests, the Vice-President's tee shots and restoration of a monarch turned Bob Hope's Desert Classic into a desert happening

By Alfred Wright

Sapporo

AS SMOOTH AS SILK IN SAPPORO

The Japanese staged a full-scale dress rehearsal for the 1972 Winter Olympic Games last week and it came off as a colorful blend of clockwork precision and quite scrutable Oriental charm

By William Johnson

Dr. Meriwether

CHAMPION OF THE ARMCHAIR ATHLETES

Dr. Delano Meriwether, a mild-mannered hematologist, strips off his lab coat, dons a swimsuit and runs for fun

By Robert H. Boyle

Frazier

I GOT A SURPRISE FOR CLAY

"I'm a small piece of leather but I'm well put together, and nobody commands me.... I don't see how he can survive, unless he runs." So says Joe Frazier in a rare interview with Morton Sharnik

St. Vincent

BUGS AND BOGS AND IMMORTAL BASS

Off Florida's northwest coast lies a nightmare of an island, a place of darkness and danger. But to a fisherman St. Vincent can be a dream of an entirely different kind

By Dan Levin

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

A coach's garden of curses

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Sandy Treadwell

Track & Field

She gets her back up

Only five women in history have jumped higher than Canada's Debbie Brill, who gives it a twist

By Anita Verschoth

Boxing

All the Scotsman managed to lose was $2

Kenny Buchanan had to battle through a hundred prefight hassles before he got to defend his title in the ring, and he won them all. It was excellent preparation for what happened after the opening bell

By Pat Putnam

Motor Sports

No recession for Mr. Petty

Factory support was down and motel vacancy signs were up, but in an exciting race Plymouth's perennial hero won his third Daytona 500

By Robert F. Jones

Tennis

The little red machine misses a beat

By Walter Bingham

Body Surfing

The Closest Thing To Being Born

Body surfers are prone to hyperbole, but anyone who rides the waves at the Wedge in Newport Beach, Calif knows whereof he speaks. With breakers up to 22 feet, it's the hairiest trip going—unless you count Brutal

By Curry Kirkpatrick

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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