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Booktalk

Peripheral vision is a useful quality for authors of pro football books, too

By Gilbert Rogin

Yesterday

"He's Dead," And Australia Mourned

By Peter Andrews

The Series

SOME KIND OF A COMEBACK

Roberto Clemente and a no-name crew of pitchers Pirated away a World Series that mighty Baltimore had all but banked

By William Leggett

SAVED BY THE ITCH TO SWITCH

A year ago Penn State was fast developing a loser's look, so Joe Paterno started to tinker, shifting a safety to quarterback, a quarterback to tight end and shazzam! he has another winner

By Pat Putnam

Just One More

JUST ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD, S'IL VOUS PLAIT

As part of a sumptuous tribute to wine, women and wheels, Frédéric Chandon, the champagne king, staged a most intoxicating car rally

By Robert F. Jones

Pro Basketball

Mighty match-ups make it go

A war is over, and the shooting starts

By Peter Carry

Atlantic

Philadelphia's old folks figure they'll finish out front, but the New York Knicks—who know all about the Spirit of '76—should seize it again

Central

Can the mature new Maravich lead his Hawks through the battlefields ahead? The only team to stop him, sore knees and all, is Baltimore

Midwest

Put the Bucks down for the playoffs—and the title—and then turn to the division's more pertinent question: Who will come in second?

Pacific

The Lakers are sinking and the Warriors are now Golden—maybe—but look for Spencer Haywood to make the Sonics truly Super in Seattle

East

Virginia will be tough, but Gilmore and his hungry Colonels will consume the division like a few chunks of Kentucky fried chicken

West

Basketball's closest battle is taking shape again. Last year it was Utah and Indiana; this year the Pacers might pull a reverse

Beware, Little Big Man is here

By Frank Deford

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Nobody stands up to Michigan

At least not the battered collection of losers the Wolverines have met so far, teams that barely manage to score, much less score upsets

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK

By Larry Keith

Pro Football

The Ice-Cream Man Cometh

He is George Allen, who came to Washington from L.A. to coach the anemic Redskins. So how are they doing? So they haven't lost yet

By John Underwood

Modern Pentathlon

Sixteen flags over Texas

By Alice Higgins

Golf

An old pro teaches the teachers

The championship of the club pros was fought out last week, and—well, you all know Sam

By Gwilym S. Brown

Bowling

To the victor go the spares

And to hard-luck rollers like Dave Davis go things like four-seven-10 splits, giving Mike Limongello the richest PBA Championship ever

By Joe Jares

Sacred Game

What are they doing with the sacred game of pro football?

By Edwin Shrake

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 12-18

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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