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A Letter From The Chairman Of The Board

A LETTER FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

By Andrew Heiskell

Booktalk

THREE HOPEFULS REACHED FOR THE STARS BUT FAILED TO MAKE THE CUT

By Jonathan Yardley

Footloose

WANT TO GET INTO HARNESS RACING? ONE WAY IS TO ENROLL AT OHIO'S ATI

By Kathy Blumenstock

Indy 500

Ringing In The New At Indy

Off-road champion Rick Mears showed he belonged on the same track as the old pros by running circles around them at the Speedway

By Robert F. Jones

NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN THEY DO

According to its coach, the team that won Johns Hopkins' 35th national lacrosse title by mauling Maryland is the Blue Jays' best ever

By Joe Marshall

THIS DALE IS APPROACHING HER PEAK

She's Davona Dale, Calumet Farm's brilliant 3-year-old filly, who has triumphed in six consecutive stakes races on as many tracks and is the year's third-leading money winner behind Spectacular Bid and Affirmed

By William Leggett

Watson

PUTTING THE TOUR IN HIS POCKET

With four wins and four seconds so far, Tom Watson is virtually assured of becoming the first golfer to win $500,000 in one season. At Muirfield Village, he turned in the year's best round in the year's worst weather

By Dan Jenkins

Salmon War

CLAMOR ALONG THE KLAMATH

The beautiful course of the Klamath River in northern California has grown ugly in recent years. It is a setting for war—at times a shooting war—between sports fishermen and Indian gill-netters, with the salmon caught in the middle

By Robert F. Jones

Believe It Or Not

HE GETS UP BY BEING DOWN ON HIMSELF

Believe it or not, Dan Ripley's pole-vaulting records reflect his many injuries, but in reverse—when things look bleakest, that's when he'll be flying high

By Joe Marshall

Baseball

The over-the-hill league

The new Inter-American circuit, which has franchises from Miami to Maracaibo, is giving veterans a chance to play—except when immigration officials bench them

By Bill Colson

THE WEEK (May 20-26)

By Jim Kaplan

Soccer

World Cup: once more, with feeling

Argentina and Holland tangled again in a 'friendly' exhibition for FIFA, but the River Plate rerun turned a little rough

By Clive Gammon

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 21-27

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Ron Reid

CREDITS

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