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December 13, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Deck your shelves with volumes sporty on soaring and scoring and toreadoring

What's Afoot

LOOK WHAT'S AFOOT

Now it's a pro quarterback, of all things. Detroit's Greg Landry runs so well he has the entire NFL dropping back to contemplate the options

By Tex Maule

THE RETURN OF A COUPLE OF OLD STICKS-IN-THE-POCKET

By Robert H. Boyle

THE $40 MILLION BODY SHUFFLE

Beginning in November, baseball got smart. Shooting at last for a big-league image, the general managers riffled the deck and in a blaze of publicity sent players flying every which way

By William Leggett

Getting Up

GETTING UP AND GOING AFTER A TITLE

Old pro Bill Sharman, the new coach, keys his program to plenty of training and, sure enough, the breakaway Lakers are out to prove that practice makes perfect

By Peter Carry

Canvasbacks

Flitting Ghosts of Pleasures Past

Time to Pick up the Decoys

By Ray Cave

Good Joe

THIS JOE HAD BETTER BE GOOD

As director of player personnel, Joe Thomas built the Vikings and the Dolphins into powerhouses. How does he do it? Well, if the artichoke method doesn't work, try a right cross

By John Underwood

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Case of the capering Croat

Led by a giant Yugoslav who thinks he's a 5'4" guard, Brigham Young stepped off smartly into the new season with two wins and a new home

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Rugby

Whiffenpoofs and Wallabies

The Australians may not have known whereof they sang, but they played a fast game and took the measure of the best U.S. team ever assembled

By Dan Levin

Harness Racing

Broken wrist, broken record

Undaunted by a fracture as he closed in on his 500th win, Driver Herve Filion had his arm in a cast and an 11-year-old claimer out ahead

By William F. Reed

Love, Hate

ICEMEN YOU'D LOVE TO HATE

By Pat Jordan

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 30-Dec. 6

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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