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Two To Tangle

IT TAKES TWO TO TANGLE

There was only one man upright in the ring when George Foreman, menacing and huge, tore into Jose Roman and knocked him out in two terrible minutes

By Frank Iwama

JOHN BE NIMBLE, JOHN BE QUICK

And John Unitas' passing is still pretty darn slick, as he demonstrated in his first complete game in a San Diego uniform, connecting on 18 of 31 for 286 yards in the Chargers' 30-17 loss to the Rams

By Tex Maule

Riggs-King

RIGGS TO RICHES—TAKE TWO

In that battle of bigmouths under the big Dome, Bobby Riggs should beat the champion of Women's Lib, Billie Jean King, and hustle off with $200,000. But do not cry for Ms. King, who won't go home broke

By Joe Jares

College Football

COMMON CENTS AND DOLLARS

John McKay of USC attacks critics of football's mounting costs, arguing that the same can be said of academics and that the game usually supports an entire athletic program

By John Underwood

Goodbye Columbus, Hello Frostburg

BELL OF THE BALL GAME

Winner of the annual Wabash-DePauw battle gets to keep an old locomotive bell, assuming it is not stolen first. Last year it went to...

By John Underwood

THE SMALL COLLEGES

But if you are hunting for a No. 1 team among the smalls, forget Wabash, DePauw and Frostburg State and set your sights on mighty Louisiana Tech

THE TOP 20

THE INDEPENDENTS

THE CONFERENCES

Baseball

Vida's down with the growing-up blues

The Oakland lefty's winning ways have returned on the mound where he has used mind and muscle to help the A's to the top. But off the field, he has turned coy as he tries to cope with his renewed acclaim

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (Aug. 27-Sept. 1)

By Gwilym S. Brown

Allen

SWINGING IN HIS OWN GROOVE

When Dick Allen crashed, so did the White Sox, which tells a lot about this talented eccentric who says only his image has changed

By Roy Blount Jr.

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 27-Sept. 1

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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