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October 22, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

An anthology of sports stories offers us a look at ourselves in another mirror

By Jonathan Yardley

Buffoonery

BUFFOONERY RAMPANT

Low comedy usurped high drama in the opening stages of the World Series as the Mets and the A's traded victories—and absurdities

By Ron Fimrite

A MATCHLESS PLAYER AT MATCH PLAY

With a dramatic win in the Piccadilly, the South African proved to be as tough as he was before his bout of surgery

By Barry McDermott

The Meek

AND THE MEEK SHALL INHERIT...

Like ants at a picnic, Missouri, Miami, Pitt, Kansas and Tulane, among others, are swarming, making life miserable for the bread-and-butter teams

By John Underwood

Hockey 73/74

THE FLYER FROM FLIN FLON

Can a boy from a small mining town in Canada find happiness in the NHL? You bet he can, if his name is Bobby Clarke, his bankroll is gorgeous and he enjoys an undiplomatic immunity from harassment

By Mark Mulvoy

NHL WEST

WHA

Hockey 1973/74

NHL EAST

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Kush means push and rush and crush

Arizona State's Frank Kush produces winning teams every year by espousing the Lombardian theory of coaching—hit, sweat, fight, take a couple of laps up the side of a mountain and then whip somebody 66-7

By Ray Kennedy

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Pro Football

All that's been fractured is his French

Skeptics felt that Johnny Rodgers was too small for pro ball, but after 11 games with the Montreal Alouettes he is intact and up to all his old tricks as a kick returner, 'receveur éloigné' and a 'demi offensif'

By Ron Reid

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 8-14

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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