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National East

THE BUCS STOP HERE?

The National League East suddenly had itself a race when the bats of the front-running Pirates fell nearly silent, the Phillies closed in almost in spite of themselves and the Cards—on field and on the town—held a hot hand

By Larry Keith

Bart Starr

'A FRESH START WITH BART'

Optimism permeates the summer air of Green Bay. Fans are sporting buttons and bumper stickers celebrating the return of Bart Starr, Mr. Nice Guy, and hoping for a renaissance of Lombardi's winning ways

By Edwin Shrake

TV/Radio

NO KNOCK ON WOODS IN BOSTON

By William Leggett

Baseball

The Royals are flush

Inspirited by a new manager who has scourged defeatism—and moved Big Bopper John Mayberry back to bopping—K.C. is challenging Oakland

By Pat Putnam

THE WEEK (Aug. 10-16)

By Kent Hannon

College Sports

Same old song: 'Football über Alles'

At a special convention called to cut athletic expenses, the NCAA chopped away at the minor sports but left Big Football intact. Its only important act may have been a resolution to study scholarships based on need

By Frank Deford

Harness Racing

55,500 clams for Bonefish

Prepping for the Hambletonian, Stanley Dancer and Bonefish won the Empire at Syracuse to provide his new granddaughter with a dowry

By Barry McDermott

Nature

Visit from a small monster

Ornery as a sci-fi creature, a fly is biting its way through Maine

By Frank Sleeper

Riordan-Dell

BY HOOK OR BY CROOK

The green pastures of tennis would appear to provide rich grazing for all, but Bill Riordan and Donald Dell continue to have trouble settling the boundary disputes

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 11-17

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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