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TV Talk

ABC was tight in its season opener, but it fielded a team to keep an eye on

By Frank Deford

The Big Man

THIS BIG MAN IS THE COOL MAN

Willie Stargell, they all said, was the player who could make the Pittsburgh Pirates go. Last weekend he did and, man enough to win or lose, the Bucs' natural leader took winning in his stride

By Roy Blount Jr.

THAT BIG RED MACHINE HAS DEVELOPED A FEW SPUTTERS

By William Leggett

Weary Aerie

GROWING WEARY IN THEIR AERIE

The Philadelphia Eagles are tired of losing, particularly a bunch known as the Antibodies, who have long hair and high hopes

By Robert F. Jones

Discord Defied

DISCORD DEFIED AND DEIFIED

"Trouble," people with an eye for that sort of thing said when Frank Robinson was traded to Baltimore. And trouble was exactly what did not develop as the Robinsons, Frank and Brooks, struck a delicate, winning balance

By Mark Kram

People

PEOPLE

College Football

For Easterners, prospecting doesn't pay off

Penn State took a trip to the Rockies seeking victory No. 24, only to get buried in a Buffalo stampede. As a result, blasé Colorado students have decided that football is almost as much fun as parties and pot

By Dan Jenkins

THE WEEK

By Sandy Treadwell

Sporting Look

New touches on the oldtime look of leather

By Ruth Lieder

Roller Derby

Don't tell your friends who won the series

A lot of Roller Derby fans are happy to wait until the videotape turns up in their area to find out who the world champions are, so let's keep it a secret. Between us, here's what happened at San Francisco

By Frank Deford

Harness Racing

Stanley's most happy Jug

With his neatly named colt, Stanley Dancer captured pacing's top prize, but it took him three heats and the winning edge was a neck

By William F. Reed

IN A LAND OF GREEN, A TOUCH OF BLUE

When the great northern pike of Lough Allen turned up their vicious noses at traditional Irish spoons, a blue Swedish plug cast the spell that lured them from the depths

By Clive Gammon

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

CREDITS

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