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Yesterday

It Takes a Little Distance...

...and a certain amount of time to lend true enchantment to memories of what went into preparing an old-fashioned tennis court for play

By Alice Higgins

The Cannon

THE CANNON TAKES AIM

Cannonade, deftly guided through a rough race by Angel Cordero, won the Kentucky Derby convincingly and drew a bead on the Preakness

By Whitney Tower

MR. INSIDE AND MR. OUTSIDE

By William Leggett

THEY'RE CENTERS OF ATTENTION

As the playoffs between the Bucks and the Celtics got tougher, the biggest question was: Could Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the game's best, score often enough to dominate Dave Cowens, the second best?

By Peter Carry

Double Trouble

SINGLY FEEBLE BUT DOUBLE TROUBLE

South Africa's Frew McMillan and Bob Hewitt are two lesser lights on the pro tour, but put them together and they're killers, as they proved again last week in the WCT doubles championship

By Frank Deford

Girls' Crew

DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER? PHOOEY!

In multiplying numbers, women are learning the joys of serious rowing—not the summer afternoon's paddle on some limpid stream, but the spiky cold reality of a boathouse in the predawn dark, the ache of straining against the heavy sweeps and the stress of competition. There are more than twice as many women's crews now as there were two years ago, and they row—here—coast to coast, in the Georgian clarity of Cambridge mornings, and in the low sun of California afternoons

By Harold Peterson

Nicklaus

SHORTEN THE TOUR AND IMPROVE THE GAME

The world's best golfer offers some ideas to Intensify competition, gladden the hearts of sponsors and, not incidentally, upgrade the sport on an international basis

By Jack Nicklaus

People

PEOPLE

By Harold Peterson

Baseball

THE WEEK (April 28-May 4)

By Herman Weiskopf

Bridge

Playing the Vienna is in no way a waltz

By Charles Goren

Hockey

These nice guys finish first

In a startling switch from their pugnacious tactics, mannerly but manly Philadelphia ousted New York from the Stanley Cup playoffs

By Mark Mulvoy

Hesketh

LORD IN THE PITS

From his marble 17th-century manor, Lord Alexander Hesketh plans his assault on Grand Prix racing, a sport he believes should be more romantic. With that in mind he serves champagne to his crew

By Robert F. Jones

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 29-May 5

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Andrew Crichton

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