Out Of The Pack
AN ACE CAME OUT OF THE PACK
Pumping through the Sierra for seven days and 475 miles, the second-longest bike race in U.S. history met unbelieving cops and unyielding semis
IN DEFENSE OF THE COMPETITIVE URGE
The Vice-President reflects fondly on his "halcyon days" as a Michigan football star and Yale coach, and ponders the current state of sport, arguing that winning is a necessary goal; that international athletic victories serve nations well; and that the preoccupation with money may end up alienating the fan
Marbles
RING OF BRIGHT MARBLES
It was a time for reverie on the hot, flat Jersey sands, as the children participating in the national tournament knuckled down with their shooters of exotic colors
TV
Baseball
Three rivers, two strikes
Failing to get timely hits from vaunted batsmen and needed relief from the bullpen, Pittsburgh's Pirates are treading water above last place
Pro Football
Are you ready for the WFL? It's here!
While the old established National Football League was fretting about player strikes and picket lines, the upstart new league was displaying precocious professionalism as it prepared to launch its first season
Golf
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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