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Booktalk

Brooks Atkinson gives a rave review to nature, a mixed review to civilization

By Kim Chapin

What's Going On

WHAT'S GOING ON OUT THERE?

By Ron Fimrite

THE DAY RIGGER MORTIS SET OUT

Pennsylvania killed an oarlock, but only the opposition paid the penalty. The hyped-up crew went off fast and was never headed as it ignored adversity and an Olympian snub to win the IRA

By Hugh D. Whall

BUBBLE BATH FOR THE BLUE BLUE JAYS

Clean-cut Johns Hopkins got the champagne, but it was the older and hipper boys from Virginia who had the last sip after taking the NCAA title on a late score

By Peter Carry

Splashing

SPLASHING DOWN THE STRETCH

What has six tires and swims? The ubiquitous little All-Terrain Vehicle, which showed its special stuff in the national championship contest that mixed man and machine and a whole lot of Michigan mud

By Ron Reid

Monterey

MISTS, MOUNTAINS AND MAGIC

When the fog over Monterey Bay burns off, travelers to the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach will be treated to views of a wild and wonderful country that has grandeur for everyone—even golfers

By Sarah Pileggi

A U.S. OPEN THAT COULD SPARKLE PLENTY

By Dan Jenkins

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Rose is a Red, Vida's Blue

Blass is class and so are you if you heed the author's plea to do something about the terrible drought that has befallen baseball verse

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Horse Racing

Deep in the heart of...

Texan Bob Kleberg and thousands of fans is affection for Canonero, the wonder horse (above), though he seems not so wonderful anymore

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

Six queens in one hand

By Charles Goren

Track & Field

Of staggering proportions

UCLA overwhelmed runner-up USC 82-49 to win the NCAA title in a meet that featured a Garrison finish and some disproportionate staggers

By Pat Putnam

Smokey

Where There's Smokey There's Fire

Is the Bear just the figment of an advertising man's imagination or is he a worthwhile, as well as a beloved, symbol? That is a burning issue nowadays among some foresters and conservationists

By Bil Gilbert

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 30-June 5

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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