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Booktalk

The largest and most neglected of all minority groups finally gets a champion

By Janet Graham

Yesterday

Lanky Preacher from Athens

His text was basketball and, though he never got past the eighth grade, he knew the whole book word for word

By Edwin Shrake

Shopwalk

Tradition is In at Harry Hall Ltd., where both horse and rider get a perfect fit

By Susan Blackburn

Fitting Tie

A PAIR FIT TO BE TIED

There was little to choose between the Colts and the Rams as they traded scores in the first big interdivisional game of the year, but Baltimore—even minus seven starters—was a little bit more equal

By Tex Maule

WHEN A DREAM RACE BECAME A NIGHTMARE

Burning to end Richard Petty's stock-car blitz for Plymouth, Ford went all out in Carolina—only to be beaten by a Chrysler sibling

By Kim Chapin

Orange Juice

ORANGE JUICE WON A POLL BOWL

USC turned loose its fabulous O. J. Simpson and the Irish showed a shocking shortage of things like passers, runners and kickers as a No. 1 team played at South Bend last week. It wasn't Notre Dame

By Dan Jenkins

Pro Basketball

New York gets a top team at last

By Frank Deford

On the Road in All Star Low-cuts

SCOUTING REPORTS on the NBA and a look at the new league

EAST

WEST

THE ABA: PLAYING THE GAME CALLED SURVIVAL

By Tom Brody

College Football

Two goats and three flankers make a winner

Navy felt something special would be needed to butt through the stoutest defense in football, so it came up with an extra mascot and a wild offensive formation that left poor Syracuse bewildered and thoroughly beaten

By Joe Jares

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Aftermath of a bittersweet World Series

Keeping intact their record of never having lost a seven-game Series, the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Red Sox in an encounter that was filled with exciting performances—and genuine mutual dislike

By William Leggett

Golf

A delightful brawl in a gentleman's game

The only significant match-play event for the pros shows the glories of head-to-head competition as Palmer and Thomson wage a classic duel and Player and Brewer have the pleasure of a 'says who' face-off

By Gwilym S. Brown

Boxing

Vicente bored in but Ernie merely bored

The Mexicans wept tears of joy as Saldivar beat Winstone and rained cushions on Terrell and Ramos

By Bob Ottum

Andorra

OFF SEASON FOR IZARDS

Expecting to find a sporting bonanza, the author and his wife travel to tiny Andorra and learn that, while there is no hunting to speak of, the fishing is just awful

By Jack Olsen

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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