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May 31, 1976 Table Of Contents

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THEY SHOT THE WEST DESPITE WAVING BRANCHES AND SIMMERING CHEMICALS

By Robert Cantwell

Movietalk

'WAY DOWN SOUTH IN THE LAND OF THE BLUE BLOODS AND BODY BUILDERS

By Martha Smilgis

Footloose

SUPPOSE FULLY CLOTHED ATHLETES HAD TO INTERVIEW NAKED SPORTSWRITERS

By J. D. Reed

Yankee Doodle

YANKEE DOODLE SERIES WAS A DANDY

Trying to get back into the race with speeding New York, Boston split four games and, very nearly, a few heads

By Larry Keith

Gotta Run

STEVE SAID SO SORRY BUT I GOTTA RUN

Having lingered too long in the company of Harvey Glance, Houston McTear and other 100-meter men, Steve Williams excused himself and won breezing

By Pat Putnam

IT TOOK SHORTER A LITTLE LONGER

By Sarah Pileggi

House Of Cards

HOUSE OF CARDS WORTH $220,000

At the World Series of Poker, Jesse Alto (left) ended up with the look of a loser as Texas Dolly drew a "boat" full of 10s and loot on the last card

By Pat Putnam

Young Heavies

OH, TO BE YOUNG AND 200 POUNDS

With Muhammad Ali about to take his last bow, a bunch of pretenders are being groomed for a shot at the crown

By Mark Kram

Call Squall

GETTING CAUGHT IN A CALL SQUALL

There was trouble right there in Anna, Ill. when Charlie Sullivan showed up with his complicated contraption. He lost some friends in winning the state duck-calling contest, but he had plenty to crow about

By Bruce Newman

Baseball

A gentler style for a gentleman

After years of pain, Jim Lonborg of the Phillies is well and winning

By Daphne Hurford

THE WEEK (May 16-22)

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

Little man wasn't there

The only filly ever to beat Optimistic Gal was Dearly Precious and she did it again in the Acorn Stakes (above) when a jockey turned up missing

By William Leggett

Rowing

A bang-up job by the hammers

Coach Harry Parker's powerhouse crew is a successor to '75's gods

By Dan Levin

Hockey

Bobby shows Gordie how

Bobby Hull strikes the first blow as he resumes his rivalry with President Howe in Winnipeg's battle with Houston for the WHA championship

By Edwin Shrake

As I Saw It

IT WAS AS A REF THAT UNBEATEN CHAMP BENNY LEONARD MET HIS END IN THE RING

By Bud Greenspan

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 17-23

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

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SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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