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JOE LOUIS HAS PULLED NO PUNCHES IN THIS PRAISEWORTHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By Bob Ottum

A.L. West

A FLIP-FLOP FARCE

American League West contenders California, Kansas City, Oakland and Texas met to see if one of them could take the upper hand. It turned out that none of them was able to get a grip on itself, much less the division lead

By Ron Fimrite

THUNDERING TOWARD ANOTHER TITLE

Bill Muncey soaked it to them for the third straight race, winning the Gold Cup in his drive to regain the unlimited hydroplane championship

By E. M. Swift

Nancy Lopez

NANCY WITH THE LAUGHING FACE

She's no longer a golfer, she's an event, but the dazzling Lopez has kept her cool, thanks in part to a very savvy caddie named Roscoe

By Frank Deford

Mission Viejo

THEY'RE POOLING THEIR TALENT

In the past five years members of California's Mission Viejo swim club have won 48 national titles. Their mission nuevo for the next two years is Moscow

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

St. Andrews

St. Andrews

A COURSE TO TRY MEN'S SOULS

At 70, the author is officially retired, but still quite visible on the golf scene. He was executive director of the USGA (1935-69) and commissioner of the PGA Tour until 1974. During 1976 he lived in St. Andrews as the Royal and Ancient's second U.S. Captain.

By Joseph C. Dey

Baseball

Seattle has a secret weapon

It's a .320-hitting shortstop called—just a sec, his name's here somewhere

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (June 25-July 2)

By Kent Hannon

Movies

THE HORSES SAVE THE SHOW AS VELVET RIDES AGAIN

By Frank Deford

Rowing

Bulgaria is no bunch of Slavs

The powerful Trakia Club eight took on the best of the West at Henley and won

By Dan Levin

Messing

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL KEEPER!

A goalie is a lonely figure, but Oakland's Shep Messing, the first U.S. soccer player with a $100,000 contract, has the crowd in his corner, whether he's handling snakes, using snuff or eating Styrofoam cups

By J.D. Reed

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 26-July 2

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Bob Ottum

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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