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L.A. Open

BUT THE SIDEWINDER WOUND DOWN

Sam Snead's funny sideways putts kept him up there in the L.A. Open but, in the end, Rod Funseth had the most fun as well as the most money

By Dan Jenkins

Pick And Slick

OL' PICK AND A LOT OF SLICK COMIN' ON

Toothpick-slim Doug Collins and a whole raft of clever ball handlers and shooters make up the finest class of backcourt men in some years

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Super Bowl VII

IT'S THE TOP-OF-THE-HILL GANG

One thing that will not be a major factor in Super Bowl VII is age. Despite all the to-do about the ancient and decrepit Redskins, they are really not that much older than the fresh and youthful Dolphins

By Tex Maule

YOU WON'T HAVE WASHINGTON TO KICK AROUND ANYMORE

Formerly a waterboy for his beloved Redskins, now a sports scribe, our author reveals what it was like to grow up under the delusion that Washington was a pro football team. But, baby, look at them now

By Joe Marshall

BOATS OUT OF WATER

Wood Chopper's Brawl

SET FOR A WOOD CHOPPER'S BRAWL

They'll cut Joe Frazier off at the pass; it will be the Fight of the Century. The talk is big, but so is George Foreman's knockout punch

By Edwin Shrake

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Meatheads in the adobe

The desert-loving New Mexicans were swinging along in the national limelight until some Arizona freshmen rose up to put out their fire

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Big little guy in Chi

With the big big one, Bobby Hull, lost and gone, the Hawks' Stan Mikita is under heavy pressure. Against the rival North Stars he excelled

By Mark Mulvoy

Horse Racing

A look at the old gray mare

The sport isn't what it used to be. But can it be rejuvenated? The head of racing in California provides a prescription for a cure

By Frank E. Kilroe

Up Up

awry & up up

With her head in the clouds, she set off to solo. Then the exhilarating and eerie adventure died on the wind

By Jeannette Bruce

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 2-8

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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