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Attack

START IN BACK AND ATTACK

He was hidden in the ninth row when they let them go, but suddenly Johnny Rutherford was right there behind A. J. Foyt, ready to chase him down in Indy's finest race in years

By Robert F. Jones

PUTTING SOME CUFFS ON THE FISTS

As less robust teams emulate Philadelphia's pugnaciousness, the NHL moves to prevent fisticuffs from ruining the game

By Mark Mulvoy

STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

Ralph Houk, once lord of Yankee Stadium, has exchanged his pinstripes for Tiger stripes, but umpires find his roar no less beastly

By Mark Kram

Gold To Ivory

GOLD TO IVORY, ASHES FOR TONY

For sprinter Ivory Crockett, the unappreciated world-record holder, the California Relays brought victory and vindication, but celebrated miler Tony Waldrop was left with the bitter taste of defeat

By Pat Putnam

Montreal

MONTREAL'S MOTTO: HAVE FUN

With innovative plans to refresh the spirit of the Olympic Games, the city and its energetic mayor look ahead optimistically to 1976

By William Johnson

Film-Flam

THE FILM-FLAM MEN

Hollywood crawls with ex-athletes, would-be athletes and athlete-worshippers. Americans love sports. So where in the world of make-believe are the good sports movies?

By Edwin Shrake

Baseball

On the side of the Angels

Refusing to accept a chilling verdict on his career, California's Bobby Valentine is running on a grotesquely injured leg—and batting .300

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK (May 19-24)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Howe? He showed 'em

Aided by his two sons, old Gordie led Houston to the promised land

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Box Lacrosse

Attila gives his approval

As the new NLL sells it, the pro version of the game would appeal to the basest instincts of a Hun. Whatever, it's sure drawing hordes

By Joe Jares

For A Ride

He Took the British for a Ride

An American wheeler-dealer named Jack Dick raided England of her riches in sporting paintings, artfully amassing a collection that is expected to fetch $15 million

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 20-25

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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