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Celtic Pride

A MATTER OF CELTIC PRIDE

After five years, Boston again has a winner. The ingredients that beat Milwaukee in seven games are the same: a lot of tradition, plus gutty men like John Havlicek

By Peter Carry

NETS KIDS WHIZ BEYOND THE STARS

By Pat Putnam

DEEP IN THE HEART, FOR A CHANGE

Texans have begun to care about the Rangers, and no wonder. They have a dynamic manager, a personable prez—and ability

By Ron Fimrite

LEAPIN' LIZARDS, IT'S UCLA AGAIN

Like their basketball brothers of yore, the volleyball Bruins seem to be taking permanent possession of the NCAA title, and what does it matter if the teams they beat are friends and neighbors

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Fast And Frivolous

MIXING UP THE FAST AND FRIVOLOUS

Speeding ahead of a storm, Foyt was first among Indy's opening qualifiers, followed by a much slower field of streakers

By Robert F. Jones

Golden Week

A GOLDEN WEEK FOR A LOT OF OLDIES

Youth wasn't served in the WCT final as John Newcombe beat Bjorn Borg, 17, and team tennis seemed a good racket for some retirees

By Joe Jares

SHORT AND SWEET BUT OH SO DEADLY

AND YET A DUFFER CAN BE A HERO

By Jack Nicklaus

Al Dark: Part 2

ONE HOT SPOT AFTER ANOTHER

In which the manager of the A's, who is off to a ragged start with the unruly champions, reflects on some of the troubles he has seen in other towns

By Alvin Dark

TV/Radio

NBC CONSIDERS ICING THE PUCK

By William Leggett

Baseball

Glowing within the oyster

A pearl of a pitcher, Bert Blyleven is fortunate to be encased in an inconspicuous shell; undisturbed, he can add luster to his skills

By Pat Jordan

THE WEEK (May 5-May 11)

By Jim Kaplan

Archery

Robin Hood would quiver

...and even quail at the sight of today's bows and bowmen

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

Set to go at Pimlico

Cannonade, fresh from the Derby, is on target for the Preakness

By Whitney Tower

Golf

By hook or by crooks

They crept in at night on little caddie feet, loaded the loot, and now, somewhere, somebody is slicing up a thousand gross of hot golf balls

By Mark Kram

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 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 Andrew Crichton

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