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July 12, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Wimbledon

A WALTZ AT WIMBLEDON

Her name was not Matilda, but Evonne Goolagong, a lass from the Aussie Outback, had them singing her praises as she and her countryman, John Newcombe, won the most esteemed titles in tennis

By Walter Bingham

STILL SOMETHING OF A SUMMIT MEETING

The U.S.-Russian track meet is supposed to be tame stuff now, but things do happen in it like—a stunning world record

By Gwilym S. Brown

Blue

HUMMING A RHAPSODY IN BLUE

Vida is calling the tune in Oakland, where his exuberance and his fastball are making leaders of the A's, money for Charlie Finley and believers out of batters who talk of him in Koufaxian terms

By Roy Blount

Capsize Kid

IN THE WAKE OF THE CAPSIZE KID

His zest for a lively scrap has made Ted Turner, onetime dinghy dunker, an ocean-racing champion

By Coles Phinizy

Baseball

Tightening up in Baltimore

By Mark Mulvoy

THE WEEK

Hollerin'

YEEOW!

The rousing sport of shouting is enjoying an ear-shattering revival

By Harold Peterson

Fishing

The catch is, should you eat it?

A scientist checks mercury levels at a tournament and ends up giving anglers some food for thought

By Robert H. Boyle

The Brink

To the Brink—and Beyond

Niagara Falls is a compelling wonder of nature, a sight that moves men with dread and fear and lures those with insane courage to hurl themselves from its roaring precipice in the fragile skeleton of a barrel

By Mark Kram

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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