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MERION'S FORMER PRESIDENT WRITES A GRACEFUL HISTORY OF AN INSTITUTION

By Sarah Pileggi

World Cup

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Playing with consuming passion before an ardent crowd, Argentina outlasted Holland to win its first World Cup 3-1 in overtime

By Clive Gammon

Up In Arms

SUDDENLY THEY'RE UP IN ARMS IN BOSTON

With four starters who have overcome the horrors of pitching in Fenway, the Red Sox have blasted ahead in the American League East

By Larry Keith

Oklahoma State

DEEP IN HOT WATER IN STILLWATER

Already on NCAA probation for football recruiting violations, Oklahoma State now must answer accusations that many Cowboy players have been getting paid out of a slush fund provided by a booster club

By Douglas S. Looney

Wilkins And Feuerbach

SOME BABES IN THE WOODS

In their mountain greenery home, two crazy people together—shotputter Al Feuerbach and discus thrower Mac Wilkins—train amidst the scenery

By Joe Marshall

Rambling Willie

GAMBLING WITH RAMBLING

He was lazy, ugly, ill-bred and hadn't paced so good, but the Farringtons took a flyer on Rambling Willie—and he's won $1.1 million

By Douglas S. Looney

Baseball

He's in love with his glove

Though a .296 hitter, Garry Maddox of the Phillies prefers fielding to batting

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (June 18-24)

By Herman Weiskopf

Racquetball

Big howl from Killer Dog

Marty Hogan, famed as the best player never to win the national championship, had run out of excuses when he took the court for his fourth try at the title

By Jim Kaplan

Horse Racing

The new kid on the track

Sixteen is sweet for Ronnie Hirdes, who is inviting the inevitable comparisons

By Demmie Stathoplos

Jim Bouton

A MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION

Jim Bouton, the former World Series hero, best selling author and TV star, is back pitching in Double A. At 39 years old, he has junked his other careers to knuckleball his guts out in the game that he loves

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 19-25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Kelso F. Sutton

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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