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Undefeated

UNDEFEATED BUT IMPROVING

That goes not only for USC, the national champion, but for Tailback Anthony Davis, the country's most electrifying running back

By John Underwood

Pit And Pendulum

ALL EYES ON THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM

The swing was to New York's astonishing Mets in a week of wonders, but they still had only a precarious hold over the abyss

By Ron Fimrite

Ms. America

THERE SHE IS, Ms. AMERICA

Representing your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free—Billie Jean King put down that chauvinist, Bobby Riggs, in a production worthy of Barnum

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Blackout

CHIRP-CHIRP, CRUNCH-CRUNCH

While many NFL owners fulminated at the lifting of the TV blackout, Pete Rozelle poetically predicted cavernous stadiums faintly astir with the sound of pigeons and peanuts

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Sport In China: Part 2

AN EAGER PEOPLE IN THE SWIM

Mass enthusiasm for athletics, evident everywhere, rises to fervid pitch in the Swimming Village, where most of the town dips in at the drop of a flag

By William Johnson

Fast Crowd

The Faces of Racing's Fast Crowd

'We Blank Out Our Emotions'

Bridge

It's an awkward place for an amateur

By Charles Goren

College Football

Veer meets Son of Veer

South Carolina's Paul Dietzel, using the same offense Houston's Bill Yeoman invented, came to town and got a lesson on how it really goes

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Harness Racing

There was no saying whoa to this Melvin

Take away one leg from a pacing colt and what do you have? In the Little Brown Jug, a win by a three-legged horse, namely Melvin's Woe, who was so lame going into the rich, classic race he was nearly scratched

By Lynn Simross

Fishing

To the Queen's taste

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Dear Arnold

Arnold And Jack, Wish You Were Here

Attention U.S. pro golfers: on the European tour you will find charm, opulence, Alps, royalty, fine food, rare wine, elegant girls, increasing prize money, your friend Tony Jacklin and yours truly

By Dan Jenkins

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Joe Jares

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 17-23

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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