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Shopwalk

MOTHER EARTH FOR SALE—ONLY $4.50 (PLUS TAX), INCLUDING A LUCITE STAND

By J.D. Reed

Booktalk

LEO TOOK 50 YEARS TO ADMIT HE'S SWEET, AND NICE GUYS CAN FINISH FIRST

By Jonathan Yardley

Footloose

FORBES WAS BOUND TO BOMB, SHOT DOWN BY AN AIRPLANE IF NOTHING ELSE

By Virginia Kraft

Belmont

AND NOW IT'S AVATAR

This year's Triple Crown was split three ways when a lightly bet colt from California outraced Foolish Pleasure to the wire in the testing Belmont

By Whitney Tower

IT WAS A FOREIGN AFFAIR

Non-Americans won eight events at the NCAA championships, as UTEP's international brigade took the title

By Ron Reid

NERO DOESN'T FIDDLE AROUND

In the first of the races that will make or break their careers as 3-year-old pacers, the top-rated colt defeated archrival Alert Bret, and his owners again felt the pulling power of classified ads

By Barry McDermott

Jack's Attack

ANOTHER FORTRESS FOR JACK TO ATTACK

With Augusta in hand, Jack Nicklaus trains his big guns on Medinah, where he hopes to capture his fourth U.S. Open title

By Dan Jenkins

Big Heat

The Bringer of the Big Heat

To say Nolan (Four No-Hitter) Ryan is fast is an understatement. Even his curve has been clocked at 85 mph

By Ron Fimrite

Yakutat

Nobody's dry in Yakutat

When the rains come to this little Alaskan town, salmon fishermen and locals go to Glacier Bear Lodge, where the downpour continues—internally

By Robert F. Jones

Baseball

Dark side of the moon

Among major-leaguers who shot it and flamed out was John Odom—sent packing to Atlanta after pitching a two-hit shutout for Cleveland

By Herman Weiskopf

THE WEEK (June 1-7)

Track & Field

Three into 2 miles who go, go, go

One Indiana high school has come up with three sub-nine-minute men

By Kent Hannon

Soccer

The Pied Piper of Miami

Former miner, gambler and obscure Scottish player, Ronnie Sharp has attracted a large following as a Toro star and a teacher of the game

By Dan Levin

China's Track?

What's China's track?

The slogan 'friendship first, competition second' greeted our team, but there may have been other goals behind the warmth

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 2-8

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Bob Ottum

CREDITS

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