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Hoosiers

WHO'S YOUR FAVORITE HOOSIER?

Indiana fans had a choice as the swimmers continued to drown all rivals and the roundball bunch dribbled around the opposition

By Barry McDermott

AS PREDICTABLE AS A COWBOY MOVIE

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

THAT OLD MAN RIVER OF GOLF

Like the Mississippi, 61-year-old Sam Snead keeps rolling along, and his play the last two weeks proves that he may actually be improving

By John Underwood

THE COLTS ARE COMING UP EMPTY

The parlance of the backstretch describes the situation on the track, where a mob of undistinguished 3-year-olds is not likely to provide a worthy successor to the Secretariats and Riva Ridges of yesterday

By Whitney Tower

Dark

AL DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS

In a single bound, one of baseball's managers-in-exile vaults up from limbo to field boss of the champion Oakland A's

By John Underwood

Sanders

SANDERS OF HARVARD

In which the author, class of '42, recalls a rather quaint past and foresees a formidable future

By Coles Phinizy

OLD LIONS FULL OF GROWL

In St. Petersburg a grand band of ancients—none younger than 75—believes there is a lot more to the national pastime than passing time. These men hit and run, field and throw, and sometimes rage, as if their lives are at stake

By Dan Levin

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

This country cousin is buzzin'

A small branch of mighty Maryland has the best record in the nation

By William T. White

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Track & Field

He'd prefer a good book

Tony Waldrop, student of Dostoevsky, world-record holder, runner of six sub-four-minute miles, is not yet impressed by his remarkable success

By Larry Keith

Jimbo

Jimbo Comes on Strong

It's a toss-up whether Jimmy Connors irritates more people than he beats regularly on the court. But everyone knows where he belongs in the ratings

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 18-24

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Andrew Crichton

CREDITS

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