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Booktalk

Old pro footballers talk about the past and make a treat of the game that was

By George Plimpton

Yesterday

How Risley Lost at Billiards

Strong, skillful and gorgeous, the professor could do everything better than anyone—except when he was shooting pool against real champs

By Mary Evans

TV Talk

An L.A. sports broadcaster is giving the networks a run for their adjectives

By Frank Deford

Fast Fling

FAST LAST FLING FOR AN OLD GIRL

Sebring celebrated its own imminent end with 12 hours of vintage striving. There was speed, collision, flame, argument and a surprise winner on the course that had awakened America to road racing

By Robert F. Jones

Forget UCLA

JUST FORGET UCLA, THE MAN SAID

But it was a frivolous notion, for no sooner had the fans of Kansas, Western Kentucky and Villanova gloried in victory than they faced up to what was waiting at Houston—those Bruins again

By Curry Kirkpatrick

OUR 'ENERY GETS THE 'OOK

After a lengthy love affair with the English people boxer Henry Cooper is retired by an odd decision

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Girl Gymnasts

DON'T TELL THE GIRLS HOW PRETTY THEY ARE

Oh, Brother

OH, BROTHER! A PAIR TO WATCH

For such an affectionate family, the Espositos seem headed for a rousing scrap come Stanley Cup time when Boston's Phil, a champion scorer, starts shooting at Chicago's Tony, a goalie supreme

By Jack Olsen

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Japan's Mr. Oh hits more homers than Big Boog

By Roy Blount Jr.

Hockey

America first, B.U. foremost

It was an NCAA championship of surprises as Yankees outnumbered Canadians on the ice and old Frustration U. grabbed the title

By Mark Mulvoy

Horse Racing

A conscious challenge to Hoist The Flag

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

Big reach for a net profit

New tournament formats and inflated purses are turning professional tennis into a lavish sport, especially for Australia's rocketing Rod Laver

By Alfred Wright

The Natives

Return of the Natives

Down in east Carolina, where barn sides serve as backstops and baseball stirs the soul, the folk heroes are long, lean pitchers. Most stayed home, but the Perry boys of Farm Life have gone far

By Roy Blount Jr.

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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