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Yesterday

'CLYDE'S JULY' WAS A POWERFUL TRIP FOR A JOURNEYMAN NAMED VOLLMER

By Vince Agul

Indy 500

A.J., YOU'RE AMAZING

Ten years after winning his third Indy 500, Foyt was back in Victory Lane, and in sole possession of the Speedway's career win record

By Sam Moses

THE BIRD FLAPS AGAIN AND DOESN'T FLOP

In his first 1977 appearance, Detroit's Mark Fidrych drew 44,207 fans. Although he lost, he showed he's still baseball's most winsome player

By Peter Gammons

THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME COURT

The Blazers did nothing right in losing the first two NBA championship games to the 76ers in Philly, but they could do no wrong in Portland

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Way To Go

THE ONLY WAY TO GO IS UP

George Willig's daring ascent of New York's 110-story World Trade Center was as much an affirmation as it was a unique feat of climbing

By Sam Moses

PARTICIPANT ON THE SIDELINE

By Sam Moses

Judy Rankin

WITH A GRIP ON GLORY AND HER GAME

Judy Rankin, who has held fast to the unorthodox golf lessons of her childhood, now tops her sport and is the most consistent pro—man or woman—competing

By Sarah Pileggi

Bad Show

BAD SHOW AT THE MUD HOLE

Had it not been for Saturday night, Costello's Angling Club might have survived Sunday's outing, but not even the most homesick Commonwealth journalist could ever excuse seared black pudding

By Clive Gammon

Baseball

One mindless moment

Ordinarily congenial, Lenny Randle ended his career with the Rangers by slugging Manager Frank Lucchesi. Now a Met, he is doing a very different kind of hitting

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK (May 22-27)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Will the world end?

With merger in the air, Quebec may have won the last championship of the WHA

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Boating

Not yet ready to burn their bridges

In a short span, coeds have won acceptance on sailing varsities, but until they are as skilled as men, women find their own regatta a dandy test, especially when it is held in New York City's turbulent waters

By Julia Lamb

Lacrosse

Cornell's wild Irish rose

As Richie Moran did the coaching and Eamon McEneaney the scoring, the Big Red built a 9-0 lead and went on to rout Johns Hopkins 16-8 for the NCAA crown

By Joe Marshall

Cuba

In Cuba, It's Viva El Grand Old Game

Magenta-shirted umpires and scoreboards without ads are among the revolutionary aspects of baseball in Fidel's country, where the sport remains the national passion and one firm link to the United States

By Ron Fimrite

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 23-28

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Ron Reid

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