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May 1, 1972 Table Of Contents

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Dodgers

THE BOYS OF SPRING

And maybe summer and fall, too, these Los Angeles Dodgers. Off to their best start since 1955, Willie Davis & Co. sacked Atlanta and scorched San Diego with artful arms and some uncommonly big bats

By William Leggett

ONE STICK REBUILDS THE HOPKINS DYNASTY

Flashing the stickwork and savvy that have made him top point man in the nation, Jack Thomas leads Hopkins to a decisive victory over Army and to its old eminence

By Larry Keith

GOODBY, CHI, HELLO (GULP), HUB

New York's suffering hockey fans, deprived of the Stanley Cup since 1940, were ecstatic over the Rangers' blitz of Chicago but apprehensive about their opponents in the final: the bold Boston Bruins

By Mark Mulvoy

NBA Playoffs

MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE OTHER GAME...

While everybody watched Los Angeles beat the Bucks out West, the East was producing a deceptive challenger in the Knicks

By Frank Deford

AS WEST GOES—SO GOES THE WEST

By Peter Carry

WHEN THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

New home on the range

Texas finally opened it—to joyous approval—as Frank Howard boomed a mighty home run and all of Ted Williams' transplants chipped in

By Harold Peterson

THE WEEK

By Jim Kaplan

Pro Football

Because of a clause, a cause

By Gwilym S. Brown

Horse Racing

Lord luv a duck—wot's up?

In California a colt named Quack trounced the best in the West, and elsewhere it rained cats and the Kentucky Derby colts ran like dogs

By Whitney Tower

Golf

Almost another Jackpot

Usually, when you pull the handle, it is a Nicklaus that pops up. But once in a great while the machine pays off on a Bobby Mitchell

By Dan Jenkins

Mountaineering

The height of self-sufficiency

By Sungyung Chang

Decent Bloke

Just A Decent Bloke

...until Ken Rosewall, a muscleless marvel of 37, grabs a racket. Then he carves up people

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 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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