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The other afternoon Lamar Hunt, the wealthy owner of the Texans, was playing football with his 4-year-old : son, Lamar Jr. Young Lamar made a fine play, and his pop glowed with paternal pride. "Lamar," said the father, "you're going to be a good football player for us when you grow up, aren't you?"
"No, sir," said the boy, "I'm gonna be a cowboy."
? Moscow will be the scene of a heavyweight championship match this week—but in chess, not boxing. Red handicappers have made 24-year-old Mikhail Tal a favorite to defend his world title successfully against the once-unbeatable Mikhail Botvinnik.
? Charles Finley, new owner of Kansas City Athletics, will try to increase business by mail-order selling. Finley, who relied on mails to build a successful insurance business, now will send out letters to 800,000 homes in 150-mile radius of Kansas City. The offer: choice of any nine games during season and a guarantee of a good seat.
?The University of Houston's golf team should walk off with its sixth straight NCAA title. So stocked with good golfers is Houston that Richard Crawford, twice the NCAA's individual champion, could finish only ninth in the school's own tourney last week.
?The price for Big Ten football tickets next fall will be up 50� to $1.