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Booktalk

Rodeo's bad old days lose something in a new and workmanlike translation

By Robert Cantwell

World Series

A BIRDBATH FOR THE PIRATES

The Bucs were keelhauled and hung out to dry as the Orioles, in their most relentless fashion, ran off to a two-game Series lead

By Ron Fimrite

Wishbone War

OKLAHOMA WINS THE WISHBONE WAR

Darrell Royal invented college football's most effective offense, but last week the Sooners made him wish he hadn't

By Dan Jenkins

HE WAS MORE LIKE A REGIMENT

Stan Smith, although only a Pfc., brought a lot of heavy artillery to bear against those two tenacious Rumanians, Ilie Nastase and Ion Tiriac, to lead the U.S. Davis Cup team to victory in North Carolina

By Gwilym Brown

Patriots

THERE'S NO NEED TO PITY THE PATS

They are flushed with success—on the field, where they upset the Jets, and off, where the plumbing passed the test

By Robert H. Boyle

Hockey

HOCKEY IS HERE WITH DOLLARS UP AND FISTS DOWN

Players are richer—and becoming more civilized under new antibrawl rules

By Mark Mulvoy

THE EAST: HAB HEAVEN

Montreal's Habitants are behaving dynastically again as Boston seeks redemption for its cup debacle and New York tries to muscle its way in

THE WEST: HAWK ROOST

Chicago is teaching the game to the new kids on the block, who would probably find it fun if they could just play it all by themselves

BANNED IN BOSTON, KNIGHTED IN MONTREAL

In storybook fashion, Canadien Ken Dryden slew the Bruin beast and lived to slay another day. Here he tells of wondrous times

By Jack Olsen

Kiteman

HE'S AT IT AGAIN, AS HIGH AS A KITE

Literally, that is. Jeff Jobe's lofty idea of getting his kicks is to grab one of his kites, go to the top of something like Washington's Mount Si (above), jump off and—fly

By Anita Verschoth

College Football

An Ivy League Lombardi gets a Big Ten jolt

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK

By Joe Jares

Bridge

Cutting some uppity kids down to size

By Charles Goren

Harness Racing

They went bump-bump-a-dump at Lexington

In a switch on the beloved hick flick story line, wonder trotter and kindly underdog owners show up at big Kentucky race with hearts high—and have them broken as a crafty rival driver blind-sides our hero

By Lynn Simross

Sell Short

These Are Times of Technical Adjustment

By Mysterious Mr. Margin

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 5-11

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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