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Agony And Ecstasy

AGONY AND ECSTASY

In a tumultuous week for boxing, a smashing young lightweight creates pandemonium among Panamanians and the ghost of Muhammad Ali appears to announce with ringing lefts that next time Joe Frazier had better be ready to duck

By Mark Kram

A SUDDEN STALEMATE IN REYKJAVIK

The world championship was plunged into check when Bobby Fischer decided that a better game was hide-and-seek

By Roy Blount Jr.

JUST A GUY HAVING SOME FUN

Miler Dave Wottle ran the 800 for a lark—and tied the world record as the Olympic Trials got under way

By Pat Putnam

Where, Sir?

WHERE AM I BATTING TODAY, SIR?

Under Earl Weaver's magical mystery system a player can be anywhere from No. 1 through 8—or out of the Oriole lineup. But it is new plumage that seems to be aiding the Birds more than manipulations

By Ron Fimrite

Olympics

THE TAKING PART

Ah, it was this, not winning, that the little baron with the big mustache said was important about his Olympics. But would Al Oerter, Harry Edwards and the gang at Hawaiian Punch agree? The first of three parts

By William Johnson

Baseball

Yaz, we have no grand-slammers

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK

By Joe Jares

Rowing

Their finish line was C Day

Weeding the best from the excellent took weeks, and the process was painful indeed, but the result may be worthwhile: a national crew

By Hugh D. Whall

Bridge

Try your hand at beating the Blues

By Charles Goren

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 27-July 3

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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