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Duane Thomas

STARING AND STARRING

Whether glowering in practice or glowing in action, Duane Thomas seems to have found his true calling as a Washington Redskin

By Ron Reid

The Flight

THE FLIGHT THAT FAILED

'Yankee Zephyr' left at sunup and Bob Sparks was finally free of his critics who forgot that, win or lose, he was another last American hero

By Mark Kram

Voodoo Ball

PINNING DOWN THE VOODOO BALL

Big-league pitchers have nightmares about the baseball sewn in Haiti, but on that impoverished island it is a dream come true

By Ron Fimrite

NEW BALL, SAME OLD BAD BOUNCES

By Herman Weiskopk

Visions

OLYMPIC VISIONS OF EIGHT

In a radical departure from traditional practice, the Olympic Games of 1972 were recorded on film not by one person but in separate segments by eight of the world's most accomplished film directors

By George Plimpton

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Reds' rookie is a tough cookie

By William Leggett

THE WEEK (Aug. 13-19)

By Harold Peterson

Bridge

It all depends on how you look at it

By Charles Goren

Motors

The horse that turned back into a pony

After starting small and swelling ever bigger, Mustang is suddenly small again—rolling into 1974 as a tiny luxury car. Shown at left are advance samplings of this new look, and below are before-and-after silhouettes

By Bob Ottum

Tennis

On to the Final Round

For the sixth straight year a U.S. team moved into the Davis Cup finals as Stan Smith's smashing game proved too much for the Rumanians

By Joe Jares

Golf

For Carol it was Semple

By Sarah Pileggi

Run, Rabbit

RUN, RABBIT, RUN

No harebrained scheme, inventor Owen Smith's mechanical bunny put greyhound racing on the track, helped the Feds nab Al Capone and is one reason the dogs are America's best bet

By Robert Cantwell

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 13-19

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 W. Creamer

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