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July 25, 1966 | Volume 25, Issue 4

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Otto Graham Cover - Sports Illustrated July 25, 1966

July 25, 1966 | Anita Verschoth
Leaving the whole world far behind him, Jim Ryun, the 19-year-old durable wonder of Kansas, smashes track's most treasured record—the mile mark that has eluded American runners for 29 years

July 25, 1966 | Mark Kram
Joey Archer, evoking old memories of Irish boxing's best, had tradition and the crowd with him, but an aroused Emile Griffith bulled his way to victory and kept his middleweight championship

July 25, 1966 | Hugh Whall
But nobody else had even a look-in as two powerboats from the same factory fought a 250-mile duel that started near the skyscrapers of Manhattan, passed Long Island's beaches and finished back in...

July 25, 1966 | Tex Maule

July 25, 1966 | Maurice Richardson
Snug in the West Sussex Downs, a two-hour drive from London, gleams Glorious Goodwood, so named for its beauty by King Edward VII. This unusual and lovely racetrack has been the course of kings...

July 25, 1966
Baseball's best player, day in and day out, is—according to his professional colleagues—quiet Henry Aaron of the Atlanta Braves. Jack Mann examines the claim—and the man.

July 25, 1966 | Tex Maule

July 25, 1966 | Bud Collins

July 25, 1966 | Garry Valk
Like a lot of people these days, we never realized how much we traveled until somebody told us we couldn't. Last week we joined the rest of the country in contracting a severe case of dialer's...

July 25, 1966
Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was talking about the possibility of protracted war in Vietnam as he faced a press conference, but that's not why he often winced and swayed against the...

July 25, 1966 | Jack Nicklaus
It may not happen often, but every now and then the weekend golfer hits a shot so far off line that it strays into an area of his golf course that was never really intended for play—a place where...

July 25, 1966 | Lynn Simross
For an ambitious Afghan hound owner it is not enough to have a dog who stands in the forefront of fashion. Now many Afghan fanciers are making their chic, tailored pets get out on the track and...

July 25, 1966 | Charles Goren
Despite the Italian monopoly of the World Bridge Team Championship during the last decade, the time is long past when one or two areas could be said to have all of the world's best players. Today...

July 25, 1966 | Robert H. Boyle

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July 25, 1966
•Doug Sanders, explaining his short backswing: "I began playing golf with my employer's clubs. He might have come back any minute, so I didn't have time to swing the club very far."

July 25, 1966
BICYCLING—DUCIEN AIMAR, a 25-year-old French carpenter, won the 53rd Tour de France, covering the grueling 2,641 miles in 117 hours, 34 minutes, 21 seconds. He was just one minute, seven seconds...

July 25, 1966
14, 15—Herb Scharfman16—Eric Schweikardt18, 19—Steve Schapiro-Black Star20—Ken Regan-TIME23—Tony Tomsic, Steve Schapiro-Black Star32, 33—Tony Triolo35—Press Association46—UPI,...

July 25, 1966
Dave George, 8, a shortstop for the Stem-bridge Little League Bears in Essex, Md., made an unassisted triple play. With the score tied 6-6 and the bases loaded, he caught a low line drive, stepped...

July 25, 1966 | Sandy Ramras
THE ALL-STAR GAMEIf the American League hopes to even the All-Star series with the National League (it now trails 19-17, with one tie), it had better plan on doing it in the regulation nine...

July 25, 1966 | Sandy Ramras
Winning awards and setting records is nothing new for Baltimore's Brooks Robinson. Selected the Most Valuable Player in this year's All-Star Game (the first player ever chosen from the losing...

July 25, 1966
OLÉSirs:Mis felicitaciónes on your excellent article on the finest left-hander ever to throw a béisbol on either side of the border (El Spahnie of Los Tigres, July 4). It should be noted, however,...