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Yesterday

The First of the Fastest

Al Tharnish didn't care whether he was running for Ringling Bros. or Yale as long as the price was right

By Charles Gillespie

TV Talk

Despite a shortage of personalities, tennis now scores in the rating game

By Frank Deford

Late Summer Madness

LATE SUMMER MADNESS

Whether you call them exhibitions or preseason games, pro football fans are going to them in record numbers

By Robert H. Boyle

LOOK WHAT GARY FOUND IN THE CUP!

From deep in the rough on 18, Gary Cowan holed a nine-iron for an eagle and the U.S. Amateur title

By Joe Jares

Play By Play

AND HERE, TO BRING YOU THE PLAY BY PLAY...

...by play by play are those baseball announcers who do more talking on the tube from early April to October than Johnny Carson and Dick Cavett combined

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

College Football 1971

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF KNUTE

By Dan Jenkins

AND THIS MAN IS AT THE TOP

Nebraska football was once flat as a wheatfield, but since Bob Devaney took over in 1962 he has built a mountain of winners, including last year's undefeated national champion

By John Underwood

BUT THIS YEAR IT'S...

THE INDEPENDENTS

THE CONFERENCES

THE SMALL COLLEGES

Baseball

A fat record made to thin applause

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Don Delliquanti

Harness Racing

Garbage, grit and the Hambletonian miracle

In the continuing saga of New York's Antonacci family, which used a sanitation biz as the springboard to victory in the 1969 trotting classic, they again invoke some lofty assistance, reinvade Du Quoin—and win!

By William F. Reed

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 31-Sept. 5

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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