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Yesterday

The Game Hog of Dallowgill

In a lifetime of warfare against the winged kingdom, Lord Ripon downed more than 500,000 birds

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

How Sweet

How Sweet It Is!

New York rejoices as the Mets keep a hot streak going and the newest Met of all says 'Hey' to the town of his youth with a timely game-winning homer

By William Leggett

Indy Wingding

OVER INDY ON A WINGDING

The magic 190s were a mere flight of fancy until airfoils sprouted—and then the cars really took off

By Robert F. Jones

AN ICEMAN TOO HOT TO HANDLE

Boston's incomparable Bobby Orr, though playing with a damaged left knee, destroyed New York to regain the Stanley Cup

By Mark Mulvoy

Hunt Ball

TUNING UP FOR A NEW HUNT BALL

The same old partners—Laver and Rosewall—danced the last waltz in the pro tennis championship, but the accompaniment was jazzier than ever as some social climbers made their move

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Munich

MUNICH, THE BAVARIAN CREAM

Of the German cities, it's the top, the place Thomas Mann termed 'incandescent'—but the site of the 1972 Olympics offers more than mere froth and a promise of fun at the Games

By Mark Kram

Murrays

IT'S ALL IN THE FAMILY

Meet the Murrays of Miami, a mighty mélange: Mom, Pop, 10 kids, plus two Saint Bernards and—you might say—a Mexican hairy. Sports is their game but living is their art

By Dan Levin

Baseball

Big gloves that hold big promise

Helped by two infielders that seem like a gift, the Tigers are roaring

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Don Delliquanti

Track & Field

Magical running machine

Clear the track when this four-cylinder foreign import cranks up to start. Records have a way of falling to North Carolina Central's...

By Barry McDermott

Soccer

They'll get a kick at the gold

By taking Jamaica in a squeaker, the U.S. won a trip to the Olympics

By Dan Levin

Pro Basketball

Always leave 'em laughing

Out went the comedy act, in came a new owner, coliseum, coach and crew. Now everybody is chortling over the successful New York Nets

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 9-15

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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