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Daytona

COME BACK REAL SOON

But next time leave some loot for the authentic good ol' boys, A. J. After all, they are the men who invented things like stock-car racing and the Daytona 500

By Robert F. Jones

REIGNING CATS AND DOGS

Their Majesties, canine and feline, held court in Madison Square Garden, where super dog and top cat were named this month in the Westminster and Empire shows, respectively.

By Alice Higgins

BECAUSE A STEERING WHEEL DIDN'T TILT

And for 17 other reasons, a 7' ABA center jumped to the NBA, while the Nets induced Marquette's 6'11" junior center to sign

By Peter Carry

SEE THE PUCKLINGS WOBBLE IN

Words flew faster than greenbacks as the World Hockey Association, a group of rare birds with major league aspirations, drafted Orr, Hull, a state governor and everyone else owning a pair of skates

By Mark Mulvoy

Mighty Man

THIS SMITH, A MIGHTY MAN IS HE

And every day he gets better. The name may lack the ring of Budge and Kramer, but Smith (Stan) has suddenly become most uncommon

By Frank Deford

A GALLERY OF DISASTER

By Gwilym S. Brown

College Basketball

Wanted! (but not much)

Ed Ratleff, scoring against Pacific, leads a strong Long Beach team that has been unfairly accused of every sin under basketball's sun

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Larry Keith

Boxing

Gored by a sagging bull

Weak from making weight, Mando Ramos still hooked hard enough to keep his lightweight title from Pedro Carrasco, a sometime matador

By Tex Maule

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 15-21

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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