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Handstands

EVERYTHING BUT HANDSTANDS

In his latest comeback, Jim Ryun not only beat Kip Keino. He talked, he laughed, he waved at the crowd, he joked with his fellow runners and he almost forgot to take home his trophy

By Pat Putnam

OLD SARGE BECOMES A GENERAL

The rebirth of the St. Louis Blues began for real when Philly left Coach Al Arbour, who had been typed as a noncom without clout, in stitches. Meanwhile, the star kept his hair and the owner his cool

By Mark Mulvoy

Hoop And Holler

A LITTLE HOOP AND A LOT OF HOLLER

Indianans are buggy over basketball, as ever. But now that their Pacers have discovered a real enemy, they're happily hysterical

By Peter Carry

Matzdorf

GETTING UP IN THE WORLD

Pat Matzdorf has jumped higher than anyone, a feat celebrated almost exclusively in Sheboygan

By Jim Kaplan

Sapporo'72

ICE-COLD GAMES AND A SOLID-GOLD GIRL

By William Johnson

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Not all is glee at Albert Lea

By Herman Weiskopf

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Swimming

The peanut butter-on-caviar experiment

When Don Gambril was coaching at Long Beach State he liked his swimmers to keep their hair short and their workouts long. Now he's at Harvard, where he's the nonconformist, and his team is four and one

By William F. Reed

Golf

Greening Tucson's green

With the help of artificial dyes, an infusion of new money and some persuasive talk by Dean Martin, the tour is shining in sun country

By Walter Bingham

Good Sport

BEING A GOOD SPORT ABOUT IT ALL

Through water and flames, blood and dust, stunt men plunge boldly, confident that athletic skill, quick wits and special techniques will bring them safely through danger

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 18-24

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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