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June 26, 1972 | Volume 36, Issue 26

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Jack Nicklaus Cover - Sports Illustrated June 26, 1972

June 26, 1972 | J.A. Maxtone Graham
The customer is never right at 65 Beak St., London, where Claudia and Bill Gruby run a thriving retail and mail-order business catering entirely to that neglected 10% of the population that...

June 26, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

June 26, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Charley McClendon, LSU football coach, on playing golf with Lee Trevino: "He's the only man I've ever known to talk on his backswing."

June 26, 1972 | Dan Jenkins

June 26, 1972 | Robert H. Boyle
Who's the fastest girl of all? It began as a matter of vanity and led to a quarter-of-a-million-dollar match race. In the end, it was the photo-finish mirror on the winning post that decided the issue

June 26, 1972 | Ron Fimrite

June 26, 1972 | William Leggett

June 26, 1972 | Virginia Kraft

June 26, 1972
Pittsburgh bats are hot—so what else is new? Pirate pitching. The same world-champion cast, suspect in 1971, is in rare form. An appraisal by William Leggett.

June 26, 1972
Somebody at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. has a droll sense of humor. The college awarded an honorary doctorate of laws degree to former Celtic star Bill Russell last week. The citation read:...

June 26, 1972 | Gwilym S. Brown
Favored Arizona State, a team noted for its pell-mell style—and a remarkable record—ultimately raced to defeat in the NCAA tournament

June 26, 1972 | Ron Reid

June 26, 1972 | Joe Jares
It was a heaven-sent week for Tennis Tech at the NCAA championship, and it ended in a grand splash of sunlight—an all-Trinity final

June 26, 1972 | Hugh McIlvanney
And in the other corner, the butcher—or so the banner said before the young French folk hero stepped into a middleweight slaughter

June 26, 1972 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Dr. Chet Jastremski is a creaking 31, but he wants to go to Munich

June 26, 1972 | J. Richard Munro
The roads to Pebble Beach and Pimlico in this week's magazine run, respectively, through Fort Worth and a corner drugstore in Baltimore.

June 26, 1972 | Frank Deford

June 26, 1972
BASEBALL—USC won its third straight NCAA title and its eighth overall, defeating Arizona State 1-0 in the finals at Omaha as Russ McQueen gave up only one hit in five innings of relief (page 55).

June 26, 1972
Cover—James Drake23—Walter Iooss Jr. (2), James Drake24—James Drake, Walter Iooss Jr. (2)27—Walter Iooss Jr. (2), James Drake28—Sheedy & Long29—Tony Triolo, Sheedy & Long30—John Iacono,...

June 26, 1972
Ruck Davids, a 48-year-old Baltimore office manager, broke the city's Professional Bowling (duckpins) League three-game record on the final night of the season when he rolled 176, 148 and 179 for...

June 26, 1972
RHYME NOR REASON(ROSE IS A RED, VIDA'S BLUE, June 12)Sirs:Higgledy-piggledyRoy Blount the younger oneNational pastime's poetics he craves.In looking for rhyme schemesFor dactyls and limericksHe'll...