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May 29, 1972 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Sport in China—from YMCA Ping-Pong paddles to the Red Cultural Revolution

By Rose Mary Mechem

Mass Mania

MASS MANIA TO PUSH AHEAD

Whether poling rafts in a zany Georgia river race or pedaling through Ohio, Americans seemed obsessed with doing it all together

By Dan Levin

GIVE AN A-PLUS TO BEE BEE BEE

Derby Winner Riva Ridge flunked the test in the Preakness, and top marks went instead to a colt that had been so outdistanced by his class early in the season that few believed he could make the grade

By Whitney Tower

CIRCLE THE WAGONS, INDIAN UPRISING!

A long dormant Lake Erie tribe is on the move

By Ron Fimrite

Power

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

People

PEOPLE

Arctic Spring

FLIGHT OF THE ARCTIC SPRING

In haste, wildfowl flood north to nest, for the season is short and the results can be savage for any birds that tarry

By Bil Gilbert

Baseball

Padres are no longer patsies

By Harold Peterson

THE WEEK

Motor Sports

Fast shadow at 5 o'clock

If beards grow the way the Indy cars go, Gary Bettenhausen will soon become a ripping Van Winkle

By Robert F. Jones

Harness Racing

Laughing on the outside

Thus was the Cane Pace won, with the favorite dying on the inside

By Pat Putnam

Pro Basketball

Bring up the backcourt

The ABA title was at stake and along came those Nets with a bunch of fierce guards. So enigmatic Indiana played it the hard way

By Peter Carry

Stanford

Disciples of Another Creed

From its founding there was not a ghost of a chance that Stanford would resemble other California universities. Its students are a singular, changing lot, and among their surprising attitudes is their view of sport

By Ron Fimrite

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 16-22

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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