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NCAA

GOING ALL OUT AND WIDE OPEN

UCLA and Kentucky won and Marquette and New Mexico were upset in the first round of an NCAA tournament in which most anybody might cut down the nets

By Kent Hannon

FLYERS, THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING

Back from an injury, Philadelphia's man of macho, Bobby Clarke, woke up the Broad Street Bullies with Stanley Cup rhetoric and led them to four victories

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

HE WAS A SMASH WITHOUT A CRASH

Time was when Charlie Tickner of Littleton, Colo. was best known for his crash landings, but last week in Ottawa, he performed with nary a slip to win the men's title at the World Figure Skating Championships

By Douglas S. Looney

Rookies

THE ETERNAL HOPEFULS OF SPRING

Of all the rookies trying to crack starting lineups, Clint Hurdle of Kansas City has the best shot

By Larry Keith

Too Fast

TOO FAR, TOO FAST

Though Title IX was intended to enrich all women's college sports, the attention has gone to basketball. As a result, the game's unrestrained growth has burdened it with rules-flouting coaches and players who are transferring at will

By Kent Hannon

Wrestling

After the fall in Dixieland

Coaches like LSU's Sciacchetano have come to grips with Southern wrestling

By Herman Weiskopf

Pro Basketball

The scarlet letter is Z

The zone may be illegal, but everybody in the league is using it, rule or no rule

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Track & Field

An encore on a high note

With his pole vault of 18'5¼" at the NCAA championships, Mike Tully closed out the U.S. indoor season in the same manner he had begun it—setting a world record

By Ron Reid

Tennis

The Aussies bomb in New Haven

Even the once-great Newk could not prevent a U.S. rout in the World Cup

By Barry McDermott

Max Baer

SEND IN THE CLOWN

Max Baer could bust them up with a right hand and then break them up with laughter, but his boxing career was overshadowed by tragedy

By Ron Fimrite

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 6-12

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Walter Bingham

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