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Booktalk

Poet, painter and wide receiver, the Rams' Bernie Casey sees people one at a time

By Barbara La Fontaine

Texas-Arkansas

TEXAS BY AN EYELASH

For most of the game, the Longhorns looked like No. 101 to Arkansas' No. 1, but in the fourth quarter James Street rallied his teammates to a 15-14 victory and the right to be called the best in the nation

By Dan Jenkins

NEW YORK ON THE MOVE—AGAIN

Not yet surfeited in this remarkable sporting year, Fun City's fans are clamoring for a new champion in hockey, too—and have a dark horse contender in the surprising Rangers

By Gary Ronberg

Show Biz

AFTER SHOW BIZ, SLOW BIZ

Ashland's pregame warmups are as loud as an assistant coach's golden shoes. But once the defense-minded Eagles begin to play, the freeze is on. They ice a lot of games that way

By Peter Carry

Howls So Jolly

DESECRATE WITH HOWLS SO JOLLY

As we head into another round of office Christmas parties, let us remember the inspiring words of the National Defilement Association's Yuletide motto: 'Tis the Season to Be Messy

By Frank Deford

College Basketball

Hello, drip, drip! Goodby, UCLA

Voracious recruiter Bob Boyd at USC not only steals talent from his crosstown rivals. He's after their national title

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Peter Carry

People

PEOPLE

Pro Football

For the Saints, realignment is a love-in

In their fumbling attempts to rearrange the NFL, the owners have agreed on one thing: each wants to be in a division with New Orleans, which has the biggest stadium (above), good weather and only a fair team

By Tex Maule

Fishing

Guru of Gulf Coast fishing

Oceanographer Norman Gibbs Vick has located the place where the marlin roam, and now he is out to do as much for the amberjack

By Dan Levin

Skiing

Some new babes in the woods

A surprising number of American girls are training valiantly against heavy odds to catch up with dominant Europe in cross-country racing

By William Johnson

Joe Robbie

THIS MAN FIRED FLIPPER

He is Joe Robbie, a Lebanese lawyer out of South Dakota and the owner of the Miami Dolphins, who likes to play touch football with his kids but can't figure out why he isn't loved. Of course, he thought the world's most adorable mascot was an extravagance

By Mark Kram

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

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