September 15, 1974

Yesterday
Booktalk
Forest Hills
BATTLE OF THE AGES
It was hardly a titanic struggle, but by mowing down 39-year-old Ken Rosewall in straight sets at Forest Hills, just as he did at Wimbledon, 22-year-old Jimmy Connors proved he was a spectacular champion
Evel Knievel
'WE SHOULDA RUN ONE MORE TEST'
All steamed up and aimed at immortality, the Sky-Cycle fired. But so did the parachutes—and the great canyon jump fizzled out on the rocks below
Great Plunge
A GREAT PLUNGE FORWARD FOR CHINA
With golds in diving, gymnastics and shooting, the People's Republic's participation in the Asian Games after 20 years of athletic exile was a banner occasion for winning friends and medals
Pro Football
TV/Radio
Baseball
Speed trap for an Angel
Radar verifies what the flinch factor tells wary batsmen: California's Nolan Ryan throws the fastest fastball ever timed. Speed: 100.8 mph
Bridge
College Football
Golf
Cruise
ON A DICEY CRUISE
The voyage promised to be rough, with high-rolling in the richest backgammon tournament ever, but a first-class gambol was assured
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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