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Six To Go

THEN THERE WERE SIX

The bouts were good and honest in Houston's Astrodome as Jimmy Ellis and Thad Spencer became the first winners in the elimination tournament to pick a successor to a morose and fatalistic Muhammad Ali

By Mark Kram

NO PLACE FOR STARS TO SHINE

When two famous All-Stars faced Green Bay, one, Bubba Smith (left), lived up to his clippings but Heisman Trophy winner Steve Spurrier (right) was downcast

By Dan Jenkins

Pan-Am

AND THE MELODY LINGERED ON

Almost the only tune heard in Winnipeg last week as the Pan-Am Games came to a close was 'The Star-Spangled Banner.' U.S. athletes took a record number of gold medals and even beat the Cubans at baseball

By Bob Ottum

Rick Barry's Education

THE EDUCATION OF MR. BARRY

Wealth and fame were beckoning when Rick Barry, the San Francisco pro basketball hero, jumped to the Oakland Oaks of the new American Basketball Association, but now Rick finds himself isolated and beset

By Frank Deford

Saints

SOME NEW SAINTS IN THE NFL TEMPLE

With a strong set of quarterbacks and the best fullback in the game, the New Orleans franchise is off and running SOME NEW SAINTS IN THE NFL TEMPLE

By Tex Maule

A GALLERY OF THE GREAT

Texas Squabble

DREDGING UP A TEXAS SQUABBLE

A few people have been making a lot of money by taking oyster shells from Galveston Bay. Conservationists maintain that the practice is decimating the live beds and polluting the water

By Edwin Shrake

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Houston's boy is now a man

Rusty Staub, signed at 18 as Houston's hope of the future, got off to an uncertain start, but now, at 23, he's a contender for the batting title

By Gary Ronberg

Motor Sports

A win for Cougar, a wild ride for Camaro

The season's Trans-American racing championship for the newly popular sporty cars reached the halfway point at a hairy little New Hampshire track on a weekend of rain, wrecks and some point-scoring by Mercury

By Kim Chapin

Bridge

The Congress Cup runneth over the border

By Charles Goren

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Mike Riley

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD