Creamer, Robert
August 1970
Sports Illustrated;08/31/1970, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p7
The article presents news briefs regarding sports as of August 1970. At Syracuse University, the college football team is having problems with its African American players because of the team's failure to get the services of a black assistant coach. At the Milwaukee Brewer games, vendors are instructed to sell seven cases of Schlitz for every one of Miller and two of Pabst. People are warned against cutting modern golf balls because of the high pressure contained in them.


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