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Booktalk

'Tacklebox Library' gives the fisherman everything he needs except rod and reel

By Knox Burger

Run Deep

RUN FAST, RUN DEEP

This was the plan: Southern Cal would ignore Indiana's big three and throw everybody into the pool in a mass race for the team title. But somewhere along the way the strategy sank

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

RACY RED BEASTS AND KING KONG, TOO

In a last farewell, Sebring loosed a pride of Ferraris on Italy's other brand, Alfa Romeo, and a gorilla, yet. Both ran amok

By Robert F. Jones

TRY KATE SMITH ON THE ROCKS

Her 'God Bless America' works wonders for Philadelphia as the Flyers battle California and Pittsburgh for an admittedly lowly, but exceedingly lucrative, Stanley Cup playoff spot in the NHL West

By Mark Mulvoy

Oh, Johnny!

OH, JOHNNY, OH, JOHNNY OH!

Will he ever stop winning? John Wooden and his UCLA Bruins did it again, and almost everybody was happy except the rest of the country, which might like to swing to another tune, Just once

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Masters

Big Jack Has Big Dreams Again

Going to Augusta, golf's greatest moneymaker is fit and his game is honed for a prize that is larger than mere dollars. Jack Nicklaus' grail has become the elusive Grand Slam

By Dan Jenkins

Spell It Trouble

As always, whoever wins will have to negotiate that forgotten front nine, and there, says Dan Jenkins, is where one finds more problems than most Masters fans ever see, live or on TV

Tame Devils

LAND OF WILD MEN AND TAME DEVILS

If you want to go where nobody goes, try Belize. Fish and game abound, and duendes might carry you off and teach you the guitar

By Jack Olsen

Baseball

Petrocelli pulls up his Sox

A slow spring start no longer worries Rico Petrocelli, who is only anxious to begin chasing a pennant he feels that Boston can win

By Barry McDermott

Horse Racing

When they tried to storm the mountain

It was actually a Ridge, but the Derby brigades were repulsed and sent scattering. Dug in at the top is a big gun named Riva, whose target is the Triple Crown, which no horse has won for a quarter of a century

By Whitney Tower

Basketball

So who's waiting for Lefty now?

UCLA, maybe. The Maryland coach finally made it in the NIT and...

By Joe Jares

Blue Snow

Private Journey through the Blue Snow

It is a painful marathon, this massive race into the forests of Sweden, but the miracles of blueberry soup and the spirit of man somehow can produce 7,000 victors

By William Johnson

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 21-27

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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