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Glorious Double
AN ICY WELCOME TO THE NHL
The pickings were thin as hockey's expansion draft staffed six new U.S. teams—thinnest of all for Los Angeles' Jack Kent Cooke, who was the object of some expertly brutal hazing by Toronto's Punch Imlach
Fit To Kill
ALL DRESSED UP AND FIT TO KILL
Bill Toomey arrived at the decathlon championships with a change of clothes for almost every event. He needn't have bothered. Despite sore tendons he easily outdistanced the field to win the title again
Sweet Joe
'YOU SWEETER THAN WINE, JOE'
That is what the crowd yells when Gypsy Joe Harris steps into the ring. A preposterous figure of a fighter with a bald head and potbelly, he is nevertheless as creative and exciting as Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray ever were, and In Philadelphia's Jungle he is king
Sunny Shows
People
Bridge
Tennis
An amateur bad boy turns pro perfectionist
As the top-ranked U.S. tennis player, Dennis Ralston often substituted petulance for performance on the courts. Now, as the newest star of the professional troupe, he shows promise of becoming a real champion
Baseball
Dauntless Dave
DAUNTLESS DAVE
He never swung a club until he was 28, and he can't really play a lick today, but this has not kept Houston's irrepressible Dave Williams from becoming the biggest man in college golf
Baseball's Week
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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