March 29, 1971
March 29, 1971

Table of Contents
March 29, 1971

Fast Fling
Forget UCLA
Oh, Brother
The Natives
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 Fast Last Fling for an Old Girl
Sebring celebrated its imminent end with vintage racing—a day of speed, collision, argument and surprise

This is an article from the March 29, 1971 issue

22 Just Forget UCLA, the Man Said
But fans from Kansas, Western Kentucky and Villanova could not forget as college basketball headed for its final test

26 Our 'Enery Gets the 'Ook
England long has had a heavyweight crush on its champion, but now he has fallen because of a questionable decision

28 Don't Tell the Girls They're Pretty
They are (as a color gallery attests) but thanks to coaches like Herb Vogel, U.S. gymnasts have become winners, too

36 Oh, Brother! A Pair To Watch
Boston's top gun, Phil Esposito, and his tough goalie brother, Chicago's Tony, approach a shoot-out

56 Big Reach for a Net Profit
A rousing tournament and its huge purses are making pro tennis one lucrative game

58 Return of the Natives
The Perry boys, Jim and Gaylord, go home to North Carolina, where long lean pitchers are a way of life

The departments

11 Scorecard
14 TV Talk
44 People
46 Baseball
48 Hockey
53 Horse Racing
56 Pro Tennis
77 For the Record
78 19th Hole

Credits on page 77

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo and Dick Raphael


Next week

The ubiquitous bruins of UCLA take their new brinkmanship act to Houston, where, if Kansas, Villanova or Western Kentucky don't object, they'll win a title.

The masters is paradise unchanging. Almost. Dan Jenkins assesses the constant alterations to the course itself, while Bil Gilbert grouchily questions some old Augusta attitudes.

Big guns are booming over Safari Island, a game preserve for trophy hunters near Seattle. One stirring question is: Did Walter Cronkite take a television cheap shot?