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June 7, 1976 Table Of Contents

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Viewpoint

IT'S A QUARTER OF A CENTURY OVERDUE, BUT AT LAST RED SMITH HAS A PULITZER

By Frank Deford

As I See It

TAKE PILEUPS OUT OF THE PRIMARIES: TURN THEM INTO POLITICAL FOOTBALL

By Frank Deford

Arttalk

THE SHOW OF MUSCLES AT THE WHITNEY WAS VITIATED BY ACADEMIC FLABBINESS

By Katharine Lowry

Shopwalk

SOME BICYCLE MANUFACTURERS PICTURE GRAPHITE AS THE FRAME OF THE FUTURE

By M. J. Sebastian Smith

Indy 500

A SLICK WAY TO WIN THE 500

Make that the 255. Cooling it under cover in the pits after rain cut short his spirited duel with A. J. Foyt, Gentleman Johnny Rutherford learned he had won the day

By Sam Moses

SUNS WORSHIP BACK IN FASHION

After two lackluster losses to the Celtics, Phoenix came home and put life in the NBA finals. The victory showed that rookie Alvan Adams could hang in there with the old folks when the pressure was on

By Barry McDermott

A BEAUTIFUL BEAST, MR. NICKLAUS

The course you built, Jack, is pleasing to the eye, but the guys who had to go out and play it were lucky to escape alive

By Dan Jenkins

Bicentennial Cup

O.K., WE'VE GOT NO KICK COMING

England, Italy and Brazil—superb soccer teams all—breezed in for a Bicentennial party and even Team America had fun

By Clive Gammon

Cameron

RISING TO A WEIGHTY OCCASION

The Strongest Man in the Free World, 237-pound Mark Cameron has 28-inch thighs, a dragon tattooed on one hip and a good shot at muscling a medal out of Montreal

By Philip Singerman

The Count

THE LIP WHO IS SPLIT

Is he just plain John Montefusco, a Rookie-of-the-Year righthander and a homebody? Or is he The Count, the mouth without peer?

By Ron Fimrite

TV/Radio

SHE CAN HANDLE THIS FIELD

By William Leggett

Baseball

A Tiger burning bright

Ron LeFlore was not in Detroit's lineup on Opening Day, but then he swung out on the longest American League hitting streak in 27 years

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (May 23-28)

By Herman Weiskopf

Catapulting

First among those who cast stones

An ancient martial art had lots of language scholars rocking

By Bruce Newman

Pro Football

He's free, but not cheap

Sporting strangely conservative threads, free agent Fullback John Riggins jets around the league trying to peddle his services for $1.5 million

By Ron Reid

Lacrosse

Big Red sticks it to the Terps

Cornell came from far behind to win a thriller of an NCAA final

By Joe Marshall

Karate

Chop off the old block

Goaded by his father, a professor with a passion for martial arts, Freddie Simons has earned his black belt at the remarkably early age of eight

By Kent Hannon

Gerraway

'GERRAWAY, LI'L DAISY!'

The Irish love of the chase pits the fastest, most agile greyhounds against hares and each other for three hard days, but for their bettors it is an around-the-clock teat of wit and capacity

By Clive Gammon

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 24-29

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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