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Yesterday

Miles Run, Promises Unkept

During a series of brilliant races Gunder Hägg and Arne Andersson brought the four-minute barrier within range

By Norman Harris

Three Rivers

ON THE LAM WITH THE THREE RIVERS GANG

A melting-pot mob of cheerful rapscallions, Pittsburgh is escaping from the rest of the National League East. The Pirates were reminded last week, however, that they still can get cut off at the Bay

By Roy Blount

MAYBE YOU CAN WIN THEM ALL

Bobby Fischer has pitched 19 no-hitters in a row—at least that's one way to look at his 19-game streak in championship chess, including six straight over Bent Larsen in Denver

By Robert Cantwell

ARNIE RE-ARMS WHILE LEE FLEES

By winning a $50,000 laugher at Westchester, a rested and relentless Palmer proves he's never been far away. And Trevino, tired and testy, proves that even he has to go fishing once in a while

By Curry Kirkpatrick

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Ron Hunt is some soft touch

By Peter Carry

THE WEEK

Bowling

Superfingers vs. the Chauvinists

Dotty's got all she needs to beat the men, except their permission

By Herman Weiskopf

Bridge

Checkmate at a little no-trump slam

By Charles Goren

White Magic

White Magic in a Noble Black Land

In the world's 'meanest and most beautiful' auto rally, the East African Safari, dare-death drivers bring the sorcery of motors to a culture that predates the wheel

By Robert F Jones

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

END OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP

There were times when Muhammad Ali appeared to be sparring with his old partner, pacing himself over 12 rounds, relearning his skills. Then, at the very end, he swiftly destroyed Jimmy Ellis

By Tex Maule

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