10 Take Me Out to the Brawl Game
Ugly incidents caused by rowdy fans are multiplying, and the reasons go beyond the sale of cheap beer
This is an article from the June 17, 1974 issue
14 Flow Swiftly, Little Current
The Preakness winner added to his luster with a seven-length victory in the demanding Belmont
16 Huffing, Puffing and Punching
Swinging away with mighty misses, some oldtime champions put on a revival boxing show for charity
18 Flying High for Tennessee
A sprinter and a steeplechaser led the Volunteers to victory over UCLA in the NCAA track and field championships
24 Case 427: The Payoff
For the first time, cryptic but official charges against a college athletic program are laid out in human terms
32 Babes in the Swedish Woods
Compass in one hand, map in the other, 10,000 energetic orienteers race through the boondocks
64 "Everyone Is in Awe"
That's Reggie Jackson's impression after one of his lofty drives. His off-field life isn't all that pallid, either
78 For the Record
80 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Fred Kaplan
Credits on page 78
Can Johnny read the greens at Winged Foot well enough to win a second consecutive U.S. Open? Dan Jenkins is on hand to see if Miller is able to stand the grind.
Roaring off into memory goes the old-style Targa Florio, once the greatest of the European road races. A scrapbook from the last running recalls the perils in the hills of Sicily.
Ice-Borg is what they call Bjorn Borg, Sweden's 18-year-old tennis star. Curry Kirkpatrick meets him on his home court and discovers how coolly precocious Borg really is.