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Booktalk

At 44, champagne may go flat, but from George Blanda you can still get a kick

By Stephanie Salter

Yesterday

Saga of a Three-Hour Champ

By Fred Eisenstadt

Murderers

FOUR MURDERERS IN A ROW

And that is by no means all the champion Pittsburgh Pirates employ to frighten opposing teams. Everybody hits, and the pitchers are turning killer, too

By William Leggett

BRITANNIA RULES BERMUDA'S WAVES

Out of a storm-tossed fleet came the coolest crew on the ocean to seize a classic race for England

By Hugh D. Whall

THEY LEFT US SINGING THE BLUES

In what may have been their last appearance as a team, those wily Italians, the Kings of the Cards, easily topped the Aces and the rest of the pack to win the bridge Olympiad and their 13th world title

By William Johnson

BABES WHO ARE GOING GUNNING

After a numbing fortnight of play, the U.S. Olympic basketball team was selected last week. It is young, balanced and brash, just the sort of club to put down the strong threat from abroad

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Shapiro

HORSEMAN OF ANOTHER COLOR

Neal Shapiro is not only a mainstay of the U.S. Olympic Equestrian Team, he is a pilot, an organist and a harness driver—but, listen, don't bet on him

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Kiel

Sail Ho for the Kiel Olympics

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

K. C. makes a hit with an odd couple

The bats of two outfielders have begun to sweeten a very sour year

By Ted O'Leary

THE WEEK

By Ron Reid

Golf

Pink Pad's day—almost

And that's the way it usually is. Just when Tom Kite thinks he has won, along comes his Texas teammate Ben Crenshaw to steal the glory

By Barry McDermott

Sporting Look

The second greening of Forest Hills

Or the bluing or pinkening or perhaps yellowing. In September, color comes to tennis clothes at the U.S. Open; in the meantime, there is plenty else going on that would have made Queen Victoria faint

By Jule Campbell

Duckpin Bowling

Big blowout for some low rollers

By Joe Marshall

The Graduates

THE GRADUATES

In the last days of their college careers, some of the athletes who made Nebraska No. 1 in football reflect on their life and labor as Cornhuskers. They weigh the glory and goals of the past and of the times to come

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 20-26

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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