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ALMOST ANYTHING GOES WITH A HORSE TRADER, EVEN MUSTARD ON THE FROGS

By Michael DelNagro

ANOTHER PUT-UP JOB, THE PORTABLE TENNIS COURTS GO WHEREVER YOU GO

By Joe Jares

Booktalk

PUTTING UP WITH PAIN IN A TREATISE TENNIS HYPOCHONDRIACS WILL ADORE

By Dr. Alvin N. Eden

The Montreal Olympics

Heading For The 11th Event

The decathlon vault lasted five hours, and when it was over the success of Bruce Jenner's life was assured

By Frank Deford

OH, BROTHERS—THEY PUT PUNCH INTO IT

The young U.S. boxing team prayed and preyed together, dominating the favored, more mature Communist fighters and winning five golds, a silver and a bronze

By Pat Putnam

A DIFFERENT TWIST IN THIS BROTHER ACT

John Peterson became a champion, but brother Ben, a Munich titlist, dropped a notch after he met a great ol' Soviet Georgia boy

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

TWELVE QUIET MEN ON A RAMPAGE

The sobersided, untested U.S. basketball team was too quick, too clever and, simply, too much for the Yugoslavs or any other men's squad

By Frank Deford

NOW MAYBE HIS WIFE WILL LISTEN

By Anita Verschoth

ANGEL OF THE TALL TOWER

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

TOP DRAWS BY TWO ACES

By Herman Weiskopf

A TEMPEST IN A RAT PACK

By Coles Phinizy

THE OLYMPIC MEDAL WINNERS

To the swell of lively music, thousands of dreams had marched into Olympic Stadium in Montreal. Last Sunday the music stopped, with hundreds of dreams fulfilled in gold, silver and bronze, and we salute the medalists

TV/Radio

COMMERCIALIZING THE GAMES

By William Leggett

Baseball

Some extra ABs for DHs?

THE AMERICAN LEAGUE HAS LOGIC ON ITS SIDE IN PROPOSING DESIGNATED HITTERS FOR THE WORLD SERIES. BUT IT MAY NOT HAVE THE BEST BATTERS FOR THE JOB

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (July 25-31)

By Larry Keith

Boomer Sooner

BOOMINGEST SOONER OF 'EM ALL

Barry Switzer, who was raised under a tar-paper roof in a swamp bottom, says he just likes to coach country boys out to have a yahooing good time playing Oklahoma football

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 26-Aug. 1

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

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Edited by Douglas S. Looney

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