The Memory
THANKS FOR THE MEMORY
A horde of distinguished guests, the Vice-President's tee shots and restoration of a monarch turned Bob Hope's Desert Classic into a desert happening
Sapporo
AS SMOOTH AS SILK IN SAPPORO
The Japanese staged a full-scale dress rehearsal for the 1972 Winter Olympic Games last week and it came off as a colorful blend of clockwork precision and quite scrutable Oriental charm
Dr. Meriwether
Frazier
I GOT A SURPRISE FOR CLAY
"I'm a small piece of leather but I'm well put together, and nobody commands me.... I don't see how he can survive, unless he runs." So says Joe Frazier in a rare interview with Morton Sharnik
St. Vincent
BUGS AND BOGS AND IMMORTAL BASS
Off Florida's northwest coast lies a nightmare of an island, a place of darkness and danger. But to a fisherman St. Vincent can be a dream of an entirely different kind
People
College Basketball
Track & Field
Boxing
All the Scotsman managed to lose was $2
Kenny Buchanan had to battle through a hundred prefight hassles before he got to defend his title in the ring, and he won them all. It was excellent preparation for what happened after the opening bell
Motor Sports
No recession for Mr. Petty
Factory support was down and motel vacancy signs were up, but in an exciting race Plymouth's perennial hero won his third Daytona 500
Tennis
Body Surfing
The Closest Thing To Being Born
Body surfers are prone to hyperbole, but anyone who rides the waves at the Wedge in Newport Beach, Calif knows whereof he speaks. With breakers up to 22 feet, it's the hairiest trip going—unless you count Brutal
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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