20 They'd Rather Switch...
Pro football's merger was stalled until Art Modell met Pete Rozelle in a restaurant, and got an ulcer attack

24 The Prince Ducks the Big One
Despite a courageous Preakness victory, Majestic Prince will not try for the Triple Crown at Belmont

Countdown to the 500

28 Fords were set for swift qualifying—then it rained
30 Introducing Indy's essential but unsung bit players

36 Part III: The Grizzly Bear Murder Case
Rangers shoot some suspected killer bears but the question remains: Where and when will the next attack be?

62 Eight Times Two Equals Four
With only two years of work, one junior college coach has turned out oarsmen as good as many four-year men

75 KC Is Back with a Vengeance
The Royals, substituting real baseball for the old Athletics' zoo, are the game's most successful expansion club

82 All-America All the Way
Name the game, and the members of the handsome, sporting Vandeweghe family will show you how it's played

The departments

9 Scorecard
61 People
62 Rowing
67 Golf
75 Baseball
99 For the Record
100 Baseball's Week
102 19th Hole

Credits on page 99

Cover photograph by Sheedy & Long


Next week

If it Floats, some American is sure to climb aboard it and find a new way to have more fun on the water. In 16 pages of color, James Drake looks at the newest boating boom.

Early leaders of the American League tangle as the Orioles, Twins and Athletics seek to determine supremacy between East and West. William Leggett will be reporting.

Doctor in a corner is Ferdie Pacheco of Miami, who handles the fighters in the Dundee stable just for kicks and enjoys a dream existence as the star of a television thriller.