Rodeo: King of the Rope

Like the professional golfer, the ro deo cowboy is a nomad of sport — wan dering from town to town, plying his trade in a succession of arenas, paying his own way and earning only what he is good enough to win. In ten years on the bigtime rodeo circuit, driving 70,-000 miles a year, sleeping in trailers and nursing an ulcer, New Mexico's Glen Franklin, 29, has won more "go-rounds" and money ($152,481) than most. Until last week, though, one prize had always eluded him: the silver and gold belt buckle and...

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