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Booktalk

Everything you've always wanted to know about exploring but forgot to ask

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Yesterday

The Funniest Courage of All

That's what the rodeo clowns had to have to distract the bulls and entertain the customers at the same time

By Tom Edwards

TV Talk

Q. What's older than a Marcus Welby and hangs up on the Acapulco cliff divers?

By Frank Deford

Brief Reign

BRIEF REIGN OF THE LORDLY BRUINS

Heavily favored to destroy a rare nonvintage Montreal team and win the Stanley Cup again, Bobby Orr's Bostonians fell before the Canadien mystique and a fabulous rookie in the nets

By Mark Mulvoy

ONE MORE BLUR IN A CONFUSION DERBY

Good Behaving won the Wood, which is not much help to Churchill Downs since Good Behaving is not a Derby nominee

By Whitney Tower

Winner Gets Alcindor

WINNER GETS TO PLAY ALCINDOR

The battered Baltimore Bullets and the numbed New York Knicks assaulted each other through seven games. When it was all over, the last barrier to the title was the most-feared team in basketball

By Peter Carry

Law Vs. Law

WHEN A LAW FIGHTS A LAW

A century-old mining act permits almost anyone to grab off a chunk of public lands for his own purposes. Now it has come in direct conflict with the fledgling Environmental Act. A legal showdown is imminent

By Bil Gilbert

Kickboxer

LOOKING FOR KICKS AND A FEW BUCKS, TOO

Equipped with a fighting name and a handful of karate titles, muscular young Joe Lewis decided to invent his own sport. The trouble is, he has already run out of opponents to kickbox

By Dan Levin

People

PEOPLE

Sporting Look

Hot pants? Right next to the hockey sticks

By Jule Campbell

Baseball

And they're off and swinging

...for the fences. No way it can last—not even the great Willie Mays will hit 162 home runs—but this has been the most explosive spring in 25 years

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK

By Joe Jares

Hunting

On the horns of a dilemma

Big-game awards may lead to remarkable achievements—or to frauds, fakes and bogus records

By Virginia Kraft

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 Martin Kane

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