26 The Look of Eagles
An evil pace set by Angel Cordero in the Kentucky Derby doomed a hot favorite
by William Leggett

30 The Champ Was a Chump
Ali tried to give his title to Jimmy Young, who didn't have the heart to take it
by Mark Kram

32 Too Many Two-Day Stands
Failing to make the 36-hole cut has become an unfortunate habit with Arnold Palmer
by Dan Jenkins

34 A Week That Was
Traveling hard, our man looked in on six basketball games and met a dachshund
by Curry Kirkpatrick

38 He's Out Front in the Back
Backstroker John Naber is favored to win three gold medals at the Olympics
by Jerry Kirshenbaum

50 Play as You Go
Sport—in addition to studies—adorns the curriculum at little Mount St. Mary's
by Bil Gilbert

78 'Tennis Is in the Stone Age'
But iconoclastic Vic Braden—an instructor, psychologist and comic—is chipping away
by Frank Deford

The Departments

20 Scorecard
60 TV/Radio
62 Baseball
68 Fishing
72 Wrestling
99 For the Record
100 19th Hole

Credits on page 99

Cover photograph by Jerry Cooke

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Next Week

The big eight, from the WCT, meet in Dallas to decide the Big One. Curry Kirkpatrick reports as Arthur Ashe defends his title against the likes of Guillermo Vilas, Bjorn Borg, Raul Ramirez.

Indy 500 cars have found a home in the new Speedway Museum, the subject of Lane Stewart's color portfolio. Sam Moses recalls one of the racers, Ol' Calhoun, and its driver, Parnelli Jones.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)