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Yesterday

The Night Sugar Melted

By Geoffrey Bocca

Good Show

GOOD SHOW CHARLIE BROWN!

And good grief! When all the winged racers of Indy finished the fastest 500 miles ever, right there in the winner's circle sat the mild-mannered, much-beset—and deserving—Mark Donohue

By Robert F. Jones

THE BLUFFS BUTCHER GETS TENDERIZED

A wild publicity buildup sent obscure Ron Stander bouncing into the ring with Joe Frazier. After that, his head did the bouncing

By Mark Kram

HERE COME THE HAPPINESS BOYS

Houston's amazing Astros rollick their way into a red-hot season with prodigious bats and potent arms

By William Leggett

Up And Away

UP, UP AND QUIETLY AWAY

Whispering across the sky went the first continental sailplane race: from sea to shining sea—in short hops

By Richard W. Johnston

Acupuncture

QUICK, NAGAYAMA, THE NEEDLE

Despite its skeptics, the practice of acupuncture has produced several satisfied customers in sport. One day soon we may all be yelling...

By Roy Blount Jr.

To See

SAIL A SLOW BOAT TO SEE

Von Ruden

FOR WANT OF A SHOE A RACE WAS...

...won, in this case. Since Tom Von Ruden is one of the best middle-distance runners, he usually is a shoe-in

By Coles Phinizy

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Mr. Allen Sox it to them

At ease at last in congenial Chicago, the former wanderer leads a new breed of Pale Hose

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Sporting Look

Now prospects are for warm and fairer

The hottest thing around may be the warmup suit. It has shaped up, literally, and is as good for walking the dog as for running the mile

By Jule Campbell

Bridge

No giveaways in Miami

By Charles Goren

Pro Basketball

A professional pfffffft

The NBA-ABA All-Star Rip-Off indicated just what's wrong with the game—great moves on the court and some shoddy maneuvers off it

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 23-29

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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