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Second Fastest
THE SECOND FASTEST EVER
A 19-year-old Kansas freshman, Jim Ryun, gave U.S. track fans their biggest thrill of 1966 when he came within two-tenths of a second of breaking Michel Jazy's 3:53.6 world mile record
Reckless Dash
A RECKLESS DASH TO DISASTER
A review of Indy's first-lap smashups and some extraordinary color photographs reveal that a few drivers who took alarming risks jockeying for position were responsible for piling up half the field
Coweye
DeWitt
CINCINNATI'S BRAIN-PICKER
Now president and owner of the highly regarded Reds, Bill DeWitt has served, operated and owned ball clubs for half a century. The only general manager ever to win pennants in both major leagues, he is a scrambler who lives by his wits, as the city of Cincinnati is finding out
U.S. Open
A Course You Have to Woo
San Francisco's Olympic Country Club, the site of next week's U.S. Open, offers a distinctive combination of beauty, history and class that is likely to confound the sluggers of professional golf but yield to a tender touch
People
Harness Racing
Bridge
Tennis
Lacrosse
Ugliest day for Army
Navy's champions went to battle against Army wearing pictures of hideous monsters, but they played the game picture-pretty
A Nobody
A NOBODY AT THE OPEN
Each year thousands of unknown golfers try to qualify for the U.S. Open, and some succeed. This is the story of one of them, a country-club pro from Michigan City, Ind. named George Thomas (right), who had long dreamed of 'teeing it up' in the game's greatest tournament but never really expected that one June day he would be sharing the Bellerive Country Club locker room with—and competing against—players like Jack Nicklaus
For The Record
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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