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July 20, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 3

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Joe Kapp Cover - Sports Illustrated July 20, 1970

July 20, 1970 | Dan Jenkins
Despite a putting touch that abandoned him at times, Jack Nicklaus hung on to win his second British Open title last week, conquering Doug Sanders in a playoff and St. Andrews' Old Course in a breeze

July 20, 1970 | Brock Yates
They all laughed when Jim Hall unloaded his vacuum-cleaner racer. But the monster may be the Can-Am design of the future

July 20, 1970 | Pat Putnam
Starting a tour of Europe, a fat and sassy U.S. track team showed up in Paris expecting a laugher. Instead they ran into a French team that acted as though it had been eating jackrabbits instead...

July 20, 1970 | Herman Weiskopf
<b>Everybody in baseball has theories about the 'lively ball,' but what laboratory tests show is mostly a startling lack of consistency. One may be a rabbit but the next is apt to be a dud</b>

July 20, 1970 | Joe Kapp
<b>Gentle, fun-loving Joe Kapp says that fights just seem to come looking for him—but he admits he never backs down. That, adds the Viking quarterback in the first of three parts, is what...

July 20, 1970 | Joe Kapp
Although he led the Vikes to The NFL title in 1969, Kapp says he threw only two spirals: one incomplete, the other intercepted.

July 20, 1970
Concrete and steel cannot contain man's atavistic yearning for water's soothing scene. The anglers shown here have fled the turmoil to relax for a few hours in the summer's breeze at New York's...

July 20, 1970 | Dr. James E. Counsilman
<b>The coach of Indiana's national champions sees no reason why adults shouldn't learn to swim without all that thrashing about</b>

July 20, 1970 | Peter Carry
Morganna, the large stripper whose hobby of running out on baseball fields to kiss players has not hurt her career a bit ("She's the highest-paid stripper in the country," says her agent. "She's...

July 20, 1970
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July 20, 1970 | Joe Jares
Still wet behind the ears, the usual gang of whiz kids got together on a Georgia lake to water-ski circles around the older generation

July 20, 1970
Speed to burn, baby, is the keynote of drag racing, the onetime outlaw sport that has now grown up to become respectable: a portfolio on the hottest rodders of them all.

July 20, 1970 | Peter Carry
Searching for tough kids who fill the requirements of the international style of play and will still be amateurs in 1972, the U.S. Olympic Committee comes up with a campful of sturdy studs

July 20, 1970 | Pat Putnam
<i>The luck of the Irish, Dick Andrews believes, has helped him recover the loot after Miami's big jewel robberies and led him into greyhound racing, where a farfetched series of events brought...

July 20, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
By now almost everybody must know where to go to test the potential of a racing yacht—to the testing tanks at Stevens Institute in Hoboken, N.J. But where do you go to test a baseball?

July 20, 1970
FENCING—HARRIET KING, a 32-year-old copywriter from San Francisco, won the women's national foil title for the third time, outpointing defending champion Ruth White, a New York University...

July 20, 1970
13—Gerry Cranham (2), Alan Clifton14—Gerry Cranham17—Tony Triolo18, 19—Neil Leifer20-25—Wil Blanche26, 27—Heinz Kluetmeier31—UPI32, 33—Roy DeCarava34-36—Dick Rowan48, 49—Wayne Wilson from...

July 20, 1970
Carlin Thompson, 16, led the Ada (Okla.) High Cougars to their second consecutive state track title by winning the 440 in 49.3, the 220 in 22.5 and anchoring a 48.2 leg on the winning mile relay...

July 20, 1970
COMMENTSSirs:In regard to Gary Player's statement that "making rude remarks about a golf course is like accepting an invitation to dinner and telling the host the food is lousy" (Tony's a Shark at...

July 20, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
DEADLY MERCURY

July 20, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Bob Goalby, 1968 Masters' champion, on golfers as athletes: "We drink too much. We live too good. I don't consider myself an athlete because I'm not in good shape. Arnie Palmer's not in good...