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18 A Dream Comes True
The race was advertised as The Dream Mile and it lived up to its billing as Marty Liquori held off Jim Ryun by a step

22 Canonero Does It Again!
The surprising winner of the Kentucky Derby showed his worth by setting a track record in the Preakness

26 Tightening-Up at 'The Fens'
No longer mesmerized by their giant green wall, the Red Sox turned to defense and found that it works

Indy: Peter and George

34 Peter Revson overtakes flying Mark Donohue for the pole
40 Big (Crew) Chief George Bignotti reigns in Gasoline Alley

46 Fair Wind for Montego Bay
An eminent blue-water yachtsman tells how it was in one of the most thrilling ocean races of modern times

68 Meanwhile, Back at the Merge
The ABA Stars and Colonels were fighting in the finals, but a peace move was taking shape off court

78 Return to the River of Yesterday
A childhood fishing dream comes true on the Towy, where the sea-run trout come fast—and big

The departments

13 Scorecard
16 TV Talk
61 People
62 Baseball
68 Pro Basketball
74 Harness Racing
98 For the Record
99 19th Hole

Cover photograph by James Drake

Credits on page 98















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