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February 19, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Racetracks may differ the world over. Horses and horsemen, it seems, do not

By M. R. Werner

Yesterday

When Rebecca Went Fishing

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Abdul-Jabbar

Center in a Storm

Despite the murder of seven of his co-religionists and the presence of a police escort, the masterful play of 7'2" Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has kept the injury-plagued Milwaukee Bucks on top of their division

By Peter Carry

ALL THINGS COME TO HIM WHO WEIGHTS

And what came to weighty Chris Taylor, Iowa State's colossus of Olympic wrestling renown, was his 34th straight victory as he helped the West put a hammerlock on the East

By Herman Weiskopf

HARVEST FOR JOHNNY APPLESEED

A modern namesake of the old orchard activist goes head to head with seven other renowned harness-racing drivers to give the sport some Southern comfort, and he triumphs at the wire in the crucial mile

By William Leggett

Gentle Man

JUST A GENTLE SORT OF MAN

All things are relative, even in the Big Ten, and Indiana's Bobby Knight is now so calm he has been thrown out only once this season

By Pat Putnam

Acapulco

TENNIS IN A ROYAL SETTING

By Jule Campbell

TELL YOUR TROUBLES TO SWEENEY

By Walter Bingham

Dish It Out

COOK IT UP AND DISH IT OUT

She was a weakling, challenged by a behemoth. Well, David killed Goliath—that was food for thought. After feasting on Biblical honey and organic fare, she looked in the pink

By Jeannette Bruce

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

An uprising of Redmen

Until Christmas, St. John's season looked like a downer. Then they won a holiday tournament and have been rolling through the East ever since

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Barry McDermott

Boxing

Chip off the old stumbling block

Jerry Quarry was to be the first big test for undefeated Ron Lyle. Well, what happened is that Lyle flunked

By Tex Maule

Hockey

Wisconsin on the ice: hullabaloo!

By Dan Levin

Track & Field

No time to beat the time lag

By Ron Reid

Horse Racing

The bald fact is he's on top

Easterners question the talent of Charlie Whittingham, yet...

By Whitney Tower

Nicklaus

A HEAVY COMES TO LIGHT

For a decade Jack Nicklaus lost fans to fat and Arnold Palmer. Despite his extraordinary record, he was the spoiler. But now that he has become golf's leading man, life is fun (and family games)

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 6-12

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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