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Shopwalk

A London Shop eases the southpaw's lot with its left-handed complements

By J.A. Maxtone Graham

U.S. Open

THE GLORIOUS QUEST

Jack Nicklaus' final score will never reveal what he did at Pebble Beach. Defying wind, sand, grass and water, he took a memorable Open and a giant step toward the Grand Slam

By Dan Jenkins

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL...

Who's the fastest girl of all? It began as a matter of vanity and led to a quarter-of-a-million-dollar match race. In the end, it was the photo-finish mirror on the winning post that decided the issue

By Robert H. Boyle

Two Catchers

TWO CATCHERS CUT FROM ROYAL CLOTH

In any era exceptional receivers who can also hit are great rarities. Today's baseball boasts both Johnny Bench, the Cincinnati home-run slugger, and Pittsburgh's exuberant Manny Sanguillen

By Ron Fimrite

TV Sports

HELLO THERE, TV SPORTS FANS!

How do you like your sports cast? The medium's moguls have been giving it a lot of thought lately, and have been looking around for new ways to hook the other guy's audience

By William Leggett

Wild And Woolly

WILD SHEEP IN A WOOLLY LAND

It is beautiful country where New Mexico Artist Peter Hurd lives and paints, where Joe McKnight, like his father before him, raises sheep and where Joe's exotic Barbaries, once a hobby, have become a thriving game population

By Virginia Kraft

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Hurry, scurry and—oops

Favored Arizona State, a team noted for its pell-mell style—and a remarkable record—ultimately raced to defeat in the NCAA tournament

By Gwilym S. Brown

THE WEEK

By Ron Reid

Tennis

Hail the Trinity twosome

It was a heaven-sent week for Tennis Tech at the NCAA championship, and it ended in a grand splash of sunlight—an all-Trinity final

By Joe Jares

Boxing

In this corner: the lamb

And in the other corner, the butcher—or so the banner said before the young French folk hero stepped into a middleweight slaughter

By Hugh McIlvanney

Swimming

The old man and the pool

Dr. Chet Jastremski is a creaking 31, but he wants to go to Munich

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Irving

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Meet I'm Irving, a racehorse of modest talent (one win in his six years) who is regarded by the Baltimore pharmacist who owns him, Irvin David, as the best medicine any man could have

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 13-19

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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