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Old Times

IT'S JUST LIKE OLD TIMES

The Boston Celtics are riding high once more due to a blend of old pros and young hotshots, a canny coach, a cannier general manager—and perhaps because Willis Reed of the rival Knicks is sidelined

By Peter Carry

SCRAMBLE BACK TO THE DEEP PURPLE

Fancy-foot Fran Tarkenton, looking for a winner, returns to his old team—which means that Minnesota may well return to the Super Bowl

By Tex Maule

Ugly Affair

AN UGLY AFFAIR IN MINNEAPOLIS

When an overpsyched Minnesota basketball team went berserk in a critical Big Ten game, Luke Witte and his Ohio State teammates were not the only victims; the entire sport emerged with a black eye

By William F. Reed

Mano A Raqueta

THE GREAT MANO A RAQUETA

In Memphis the $30,000 question was, when a handball champion and a racquetball champion do their things, whose thing wins?

By Dan Levin

College Basketball

The Quakers feel their oats

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Harold Peterson

Horse Racing

Lord, what have we done?

That's what the fusty British racing Establishment wondered when the government appointed a mover and shaker to bring new life to the sport

By Whitney Tower

Ballooning

Getting a high over St. Paul

Balloonists had a lark, soaring in their acid-laced candy drops

By Robert F. Jones

Track & Field

If you've got no money, try diploma power

Although little Adelphi can offer only three track scholarships, its mile-relay team has broken the world indoor record twice in three weeks

By Roy Blount Jr.

Jerry West

A Teddy Bear's Picnic

Jerry West has scored almost 30,000 points. If in five games he had got 10 more he would have won one NCAA and four NBA titles. But that is all he has missed. He's had the life, the glory, the laughs and ifs been

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 25-31

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 W. Creamer

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