June 07, 1976
June 07, 1976

Table of Contents
June 7, 1976

Indy 500
Bicentennial Cup
The Count
Pro Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 A Smile Is John's Umbrella
Indy 500 winner Johnny Rutherford knows where to be when the rains come
by Sam Moses

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20 The Suns Also Rise
After two dull losses in Boston, Phoenix refused to be eclipsed on its own court
by Barry McDermott

22 Beautiful Beast, Mr. Nicklaus
The course Jack built is pleasing to the eye, but what a monster to battle
by Dan Jenkins

24 Big Boys Come Visiting
Three superlative foreign squads and Team America showed home folks classy soccer
by Clive Gammon

30 A Weighty Occasion
Mark Cameron has an excellent chance to snatch, even jerk, a medal out of Montreal
by Philip Singerman

42 The Lip Who Is Split
Is he just plain John Montefusco, pitcher and homebody, or the fiery Count?
by Ron Fimrite

84 'Gerraway, Li'l Daisy!'
An Irish coursing meeting is a grueling test for all—hares, hounds and especially men by Clive Gammon

The Departments

11 Scorecard
57 TV/Radio
58 Baseball
64 Catapulting
69 Pro Football
75 Lacrosse
78 Karate
101 For the Record
102 19th Hole

Credits on page 101


Next Week

The U.S. Open takes place in Atlanta, home of Bobby Jones, and so it is appropriate to recall what a remarkable record Jones established in that famed tournament. Frank Hannigan does.

A rendezvous in Montreal for milers Filbert Bayi and John Walker is expected to last about 3½ minutes, time enough to make Olympic history. Kenny Moore reports on the preparations.