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Booktalk

An essayist with a discriminating eye makes a fine art of being a spectator

By Jane Gross

A Close One

A CLOSE ONE AT LAST

The Bruins of UCLA won their fifth straight NCAA national title, but for once there was an element of doubt. Howard Porter and Villanova almost set the East on fire before their flame finally was doused

By Joe Jares

After The Flag

THEY'RE ALL RUNNING AFTER THE FLAG

Everybody's favorite for the Kentucky Derby is Hoist The Flag, but the other colts keep trying, running, winning and hoping

By Whitney Tower

The Masters

SHOWCASE FOR THE BIG NAMES

Palmer, Nicklaus, Player, Casper—the very best—seem always to be at or near the top in the Masters, which is a key reason why this one is everybody's favorite golfing show

By Dan Jenkins

THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE

A skeptical visitor casts a jaundiced eye on the most sacrosanct golf tournament of all and, come Bobby Jones or high water, finds some things he doesn't like

By Bil Gilbert

Gil Drake

YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN YOU MIGHT NEED A MULLET

Not if you're young Gil Drake, one off the world's most dedicated—and innovative—fishermen. He will fish for anything—and if bait or lure won't work, maybe a machete will

By Coles Phinizy

People

PEOPLE

Hockey

Here come the big, good Bruins

It's finesse over fisticuffs as Boston eyes another Stanley Cup

By Mark Mulvoy

Swimming

What the fans came to see is what they got

Indiana was supposed to win its fourth straight collegiate title and—hoo, boy!—did it win

By William F. Reed

THE PROTECTION BUSINESS

five-time all-pro guard with the Green Bay Packers and author of "Instant Replay," "Farewell to Football" and "Lombardi—Winning is the Only Thing."

By Jerry Kramer

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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