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May 18, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 20

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Dave Debusschere Cover - Sports Illustrated May 18, 1970

May 18, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
BRUNDAGE ON MT. OLYMPUS

May 18, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•A. N. Jergens, business manager of the Church of the Redeemer in Cincinnati, when the Sunday collection the morning after the Kentucky Derby yielded three winning pari-mutuel tickets on Dust...

May 18, 1970 | Frank Deford
On the Knicks this year the parts fitted together perfectly, and the smooth blend brought New York its first championship

May 18, 1970 | Walter Bingham
<i>Despite a bad knee and an erratic putting stroke, golf's greatest living player returns to the tour after nearly three years. Is he serious about his game? Do they still play football at...

May 18, 1970 | Roy Blount Jr.
<i>It is all-out war when the Angels' talented Andy Messersmith steps on the mound. He will do almost anything to win, which explains why—while he lasts—he is being called one of the best in...

May 18, 1970
Its vroom time again at Indy as Mario Andretti et al. rev up for a qualifying weekend that has come to be almost as heavily attended as the 500. A preview by Robert F. Jones.

May 18, 1970 | Sandy Treadwell
<b>Speed roller skating, according to a director of the Roller Skating Foundation of America, begins and ends in oblivion, so what's in it for wealthy young Mike LayPort?</b>

May 18, 1970 | Dan Levin
With the first hint of spring in the bayous of Texas and Louisiana this year, the world's largest concentration of blue and snow geese took off on its annual migration. Southwest Iowa—an 800-mile...

May 18, 1970 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
<b>Once part of a famous Yankee outfield with DiMaggio and Henrich, Charlie Keller was always a country boy at heart and now he is home in Maryland, a rising breeder of quality trotting...

May 18, 1970
"It's his attitude," said Hank Stram, watching Arthur Ashe beat Clark Graebner in a tournament in Overland Park, Kans. "It's what I try to tell my players over and over, and Ashe proved it again....

May 18, 1970 | Harold Peterson
Henry Aaron was hitting a homer a day, Hoyt Wilhelm was pitching like a kid, no one could get Rico Carty out—and the Braves won 11 straight

May 18, 1970
AL WEST

May 18, 1970 | Robert H. Boyle
Mini fish are young fish. They are not tropical fish, such as tetras, barbs and angels sold in pet stores, but living, breathing ripsnorting American fish, such as baby tuna, infant sea bass, jack...

May 18, 1970 | Charles Goren
When the Dallas Aces go to Stockholm next month to challenge for the Bermuda Bowl, they will encounter the team that was America's nemesis in the world championship in Rio last year. Nationalist...

May 18, 1970 | Leo Monahan
In the wake of Boston's ominously swift Stanley Cup triumph, all the West has them; equality with the East seems more distant than ever

May 18, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Back in 1957, long before he joined the professional golf tour, Frank Beard was studying journalism at the University of Florida. "Nobody," he says today, "ever lived who didn't at one time or...

May 18, 1970 | Whitney Tower
Despite his impressive Derby win, the Preakness outlook is not bright for Dust Commander, who must face the toughest of his Kentucky foes and a few aspiring strangers, too. Of course, it might...

May 18, 1970 | Frank Beard
<i>Throughout 1969, a year in which he emerged as the leading money-winner on the golf tour, Frank Beard kept a diary. In it he wrote of the demanding, self centered life of the real touring...

May 18, 1970 | Frank Beard
Frank Beard, 31, the son of a Louisville teaching pro, has been on the golf tour since 1962. He is known for his conservatism, his lack of color, his remarkable putting and his ability to win...

May 18, 1970 | Frank Beard
Victory comes at lost, preceded by tension, accompanied by wealth and followed by the discovery that winning has its perils.

May 18, 1970
BASKETBALL—NBA: The injured Willis Reed hobbled out onto Madison Square Garden's court for the decisive seventh game—providing the inspiration for the NEW YORK KNICKS to bomb the Los Angeles...

May 18, 1970
Don Campbell, a 6'2", 190-pound lefthander for Western Montana College, twice pitched doubleheader wins to run his four-ear mark to 23-0. And in 51 innings as starter and reliever, the sinkerball...

May 18, 1970
6—Bud Komenish14, 15—Walter Iooss Jr.16—George Kalinsky17—Walter Iooss Jr.23, 24—Sheedy & Long40-42—Shel Hershorn-Black Star44-47—Roy DeCarava48—Le Soir, Luanne Pfeifer58,...

May 18, 1970
THE BAD EARTHSirs:It is encouraging to see a government official taking action on behalf of the people despite opposition from vested interests and from status-quo Administration members The Earth...

May 18, 1970 | Wilfrid Sheed
Outside of tennis at Wimbledon, and maybe the royal elephant hunt at Mysore, no sports event attracts more people for the wrong reasons than our own Kentucky Derby. Every track has its kibitzers,...