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Sport: Tunes of Glory

Bobby Jones once observed that nobody really wins a major golf tournament; someone always loses it. Indeed the salient feature of last week's British Open was...

Professional Sports: Those Rich Old Pros

The Des Moines Country Club had never seen anything like it. For a week in July, more than 250,000 Iowans, including Governor Tom Vilsack, came in droves to...

Sports Medicine: A Back-Saving Golf Swing

"The sky, the sky/ Hands up, hands up high/ Finish high, finish reverse C." That's what golf pros were teaching back in the 1950s and '60s. The classic...

Sport: Solitude and a Solitary Master

With no more Open wounds, Tom Watson sets the course For one who inspires so little romance, Tom Watson has a predilection for the romantic, a trait once...

Sport: A Taste of Honey

One of the spectators jokingly advised that they cancel the fourth round and declare the Golden Bear winner by a T.K.O. An Atlanta newsman suggested that the...

Letters, Aug. 9, 1971

Aquarius and China Sir: President Nixon is to be sincerely congratulated on a brilliant stroke of diplomacy in arranging a trip to Communist China [July 26]...

Television: Sep. 6, 1968

Saturday, Sept. 7 KELLOGG PRESENTS THE BANANA SPLITS ADVENTURE HOUR (NBC, 10:30-11:30 a.m.).* The Banana Splits, a quartet of rock musicians and comedians,...

People, Aug. 23, 1971

Like anyone in the six-figure bracket, Quarterback Fran Tarkenton of the New York Giants has tax problems. So the business-minded scrambler played hookey...

A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 19, 1971

I'M just your typical, over-the-hill jock," he insists. Yet typical is hardly the word to describe Ray Kennedy, TIME's Sport editor and author of this week's...

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