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Booktalk

Secrets of a sumo wrestler, or how to get the other fellow by the 'mawashi'

By Kenny Moore

Forest Hills

NEWK SERVES NOTICE HE'S BACK

John Newcombe, tycoon, returned to the business of playing tennis last week and joined Margaret Court in the winner's circle at Forest Hills

By Joe Jares

NEW DRIVER, SAME STEAMROLLER

Bob Devaney has been replaced by Tom Osborne, but Nebraska still plays hit-and-run, as a flattened UCLA found out

By John Underwood

THEY NEVER PROMISED A ROSE GARDEN

A single Rose is all Cincinnati offers, but he has been enough to put thorns in the enemy and the Reds on top in the West

By William Leggett

IT WAS THE MOUTH BY A WHISKER

The talk was there, but it was a fit and serious Muhammad Ali going against Ken Norton this time—as he had to be. The ex-champ just did escape with a split decision and, possibly, some rich offers

By Edwin Shrake

Big Splash

A BIG SPLASH BY THE MIGHTY MÄDCHEN

East Germany's girls smashed seven world records and won 10 of 14 events in the world swimming championships

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Pro Football

NO BOO-BOOS MAKES FOR HO-HUMS

The aim of the game has come down to avoiding mistakes. The author, deploring this boring from within, has some lively suggestions

By Tex Maule

AMERICAN EAST

AMERICAN CENTRAL

AMERICAN WEST

NATIONAL EAST

NATIONAL CENTRAL

NATIONAL WEST

SURVIVAL IN A YOUNG MAN'S GAME

The Last of the Old Leather

"I'm a dinosaur who's survived the Ice Age," says San Francisco's Charlie Krueger, who figures he's spent three lifetimes in the pros

By Morton Sharnik

Sitting on Top of the World

A perfect end to a perfect season: Miami won the Super Bowl and Don Shula was vindicated

By John Underwood

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Mr. Hornsby, meet, uh, Mr. Johnson

By Mark Kram

THE WEEK (Sept. 1-8)

By Morton Sharnik

Golf

Tom cures the blahs

By Gwilym S. Brown

Bowling

Now he's throwing a wet one, too

Pro Don McCune, seldom a winner, tried out the soft shell and soon became the game's biggest moneymaker

By Dan Levin

Water Skiing

At a show that's outta sight

By William K. Zinsser

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 3-9

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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