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THE MARTIAL ARTS OF THE ORIENT ARE UNVEILED IN A FAT NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA

By Jeannette Bruce

U.S. Open

THE BOGEY THAT WON THE OPEN

Andy North knew he didn't need par on the awesome 18th. One over would suffice—and two high-pressure shots got it for him

By Dan Jenkins

A TICKET FOR SLOWING

By Walter Bingham

UNBEATEN, AND ALL BUT UNTOUCHABLE

The Yankees' Ron Guidry has won a near-record 11 straight, and he's getting better. Last week he allowed no runs and struck out 29 batters

By Larry Keith

Flaming Mess

A FLAMING OLYMPIAN MESS

Los Angeles' chance to host the 1984 Summer Games is in danger. But as some politicians try to douse all remaining hopes, a band of Angelenos may yet salvage the day

By William Oscar Johnson

Kurt Thomas

WHIRLING WITH FLAIR IN THE AIR

Kurt Thomas, innovator of the Thomas Flair, has clearly swung himself to the top of gymnastics in this country

By Kent Hannon

Baseball

Next act is a Cub flub

At least, it always has been—first in June but then nowhere when it counts

By E. M. Swift

THE WEEK (June 11-17)

By Herman Weiskopf

Harness Racing

Doublemint gums up the works

The missing millionaire finally showed up at Wolverine, had an excellent race, but couldn't double his pleasure

By Douglas S. Looney

Soccer

Ambassador of ill will

Washington's Paul Cannell may be a Diplomat but he's not very tactful on the field and has been sat down once by the league for piling up too many penalty points

By J. D. Reed

Rowing

Grand Slam at Seattle

Lisa Hansen took home four gold medals at the women's nationals on Green Lake

By Dan Levin

Skateboarding

Downhill all the way

Risking everybody's neck, contestants in the world speed championship in Signal Hill, Calif. almost hit a mile a minute—and they did hit several spectators

By Joe Jares

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 12-18

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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