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Track & Field: Real Pressure

TRACK & FIELD It was "Randy Matson Day" in College Station, Texas, last week, and Texas A. & M.'s best-known student was a little embarrassed by all the fuss...

Track & Field: Another for Superman

TRACK & FIELD At last week's Southwest Conference track meet in College Station, Texas, just a week after he had smashed the old world record with a toss of 69...

Track & Field: One Man's Meet

TRACK & FIELD Careful research, meaning a talk with his wife, has disproved the notion that Randy Matson, 22, has a red S for Superman inscribed on his chest...

Track & Field: Breaking the Dash Barrier

Few barriers have withstood the test of flying feet as stubbornly as Armin Hary's world record of 10 sec. flat for the 100-meter dash—set by the West German...

Track & Field: And Now the One-Mile Dash

TRACK & FIELD The time may be near when track officials will have to reclassify the mile as a dash instead of a run. In the 13 years since Britain's Roger...

Track & Field: The Black Boycott

TRACK & FIELD THe Black Boycott At California's San Jose State College a few years back, Harry Edwards, now 25, was quite an athlete: captain of the basketball...

Track & Field: Why They Lost

TRACK & FIELD "It's no fun being the coach of the only team that ever lost to the Russians," groused U.S. Track Coach Brutus Hamilton. He was bemoaning the...

Track & Field: See Southern Run

TRACK & FIELD If there hadn't been a P.B.S.P., there might never have been an S.U., and if there weren't an S.U., every other college track team in the U.S...

Track & Field: The Borrowed Pole

TRACK & FIELD If it had not been for a castoff television aerial, John Pennel, 23, might be a ditchdigger today. He used to dig holes for fun on his father's...

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