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Story Ends

THE HAPPY STORY ENDS

Canonero's heartwarming quest for the Triple Crown ended sadly when he finished a disappointing fourth to Pass Catcher in the Belmont

By Whitney Tower

EVERYTHING'S ROSY WITH JOSE

Billy Backus' uncle is Carmen Basilio and his manager's name is Graziano, but none of that helped him defend his title against José Napoles, possibly because José had Ali's man in his corner

By Robert H. Boyle

Ghosts

THE GHOSTS OF MERION

JONES, HOGAN AND THE REST

By Dan Jenkins

Mustache Vs. Peanuts

IS A MUSTACHE JUST PEANUTS?

This is the burning question at the University of Tennessee, where Bill Skinner, the top U.S. javelin thrower, is joined in moral combat with the coaches and the chancellor

By Gwilym S. Brown

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Even the President worried

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Mark Mulvoy

Lacrosse

Big Red votes itself No. 1

Ignored in last year's ballots, Cornell triumphed on the field

By Peter Carry

Bridge

Now you see them, now you don't

By Charles Goren

Golf

Making up for the lost cup

America's burly Steve Melnyk conquered a demanding Scottish course and a huge field of aspiring players to capture the British Amateur

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Horse Racing

Sunday races, with kids accommodated

By M.R. Werner

Prospect

An Old Hand with a Prospect

Men play out their time—those who are too young and those who have become too old—in the minor leagues. And there, in failure, a man sometimes finds success

By Pat Jordan

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Martin Kane

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