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TV Talk

ABC wrestles with the hardest form of football coverage and happily survives

By Frank Deford

Body Language

BODY LANGUAGE, 1970

As applied by Texas to Arkansas it spoke louder than words, although Darrell Royal had some of those, too, as the Longhorns won their 30th straight game

By Dan Jenkins

A MUDDLE, THEN A ZINGER

By Mark Kram

Dots And Dash

MESSAGE FROM MINNESOTA: THREE DOTS AND A DASH

That's the front four—three blacks and a white—and last week Chicago was on the receiving end as the Vikings clinched the title

By Pat Putnam

Mountaineer

Upon A Peak In Delaware

Why is Mountaineer Mitch Michaud on Ebright Road in Centerville, Del.? Because it's there. Also because it's the highest point (440 feet) in the state, and Michaud yearned to be the first to attain the highest point in all 50 states in one year

By Dan Levin

POOL

As his work shows, Arnold Roth is crazy. This makes him the ideal artist to portray the vagaries of pool, a game whose apparent simplicity conceals its frustrations. Here, then, is the oddball behind the eight ball

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

A very nice place to visit

The Utah settings are serene, the arenas big, new and bustling. Alas, the teams have been much too accommodating—but not for long

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Joe Jares

Bridge

Mathe, moxie and stamina turned the trick

By Charles Goren

Hockey

Layer cake for the Canucks

After waiting 53 years for the opportunity, just being in the big league is a feast for Vancouver. A playoff position is like extra dessert

By Mark Mulvoy

Pro Basketball

The madcap Cavs of Cleveland

Bill Fitch can't decide whether to laugh or cry as he watches...

By Peter Carry

Nature

When a race breathes no more

As one of his last official acts, the former Secretary of the Interior moved to save a threatened whale population. Here, he explains why

By Walter J. Hickel

Fighting Irish

The Greening of the Fighting Irish

The statue of the Virgin still looks down from the famous Golden Dome, and football still dominates the autumn Saturdays at Notre Dame. But even here there is New Awareness, for the times, they are a-changing in South Bend

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

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

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