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Booktalk

Down to the sea in ships—to say nothing of a fragile dinghy and a rubber raft.

By Barbara La Fontaine

Yesterday

When Guerin and the Dancer Were out of Step

Twenty Derbys have now been run at Churchill Downs since 1953, when Jockey Eric Guerin had a bad day on that famous horse, but nothing about any of them has dimmed his recollections

By Pat Putnam

Two-Sided

TWO-SIDED, FOR ONCE

The Dolphins may have been bored, but All-Star talent—and approach—had something to do with it, too. John McKay prepared his collegians by letting them have fun, and they nearly had even more

By John Underwood

A SWEET 16 DANCE AT CHARLESTON

Betsy Nagelsen beat Jeanne Evert in the Girls' 16 in West Virginia, turning a possible amateur swan song into a lament

By Robert H. Boyle

Cashing In

CASHING IN THOSE INTANGIBLES

The Cardinals' rousing recovery from their early-season debacle is attributable in part to a pair of fine rookies and clutch performances by old and young, but some ancient St. Louis magic is at play, too

By Ron Fimrite

No Prisoner

HE IS NO PRISONER OF ZENDA

Zenda, Wis. may seem an unlikely home base for an Olympic sailing ace, but that is where Buddy Melges first distinguished scows from cows

By Coles Phinizy

Rote

LEARNING THE GAME BY ROTE

Son of a famous football father, Kyle Rote Jr. has found he gets a bigger kick out of soccer. Now he is the sport's Great American Hope

By Gwilym S. Brown

Limbo

Stepping out on a limbo

More than just a one-way elevator

By Coles Phinizy

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

THE WEEK (July 22-28)

By Barry McDermott

Track & Field

Mannerly murder in Minsk

Russian fans greeted the Americans with roses, but that did not stop the U.S. team from having a prickly time as both the men and women lost

By Ron Reid

Fishing

A heartening prognosis for salmon

By Robert H. Boyle

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 23-30

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Martin Kane

CREDITS

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