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Big Fish

BIG FISH IN TURBULENT WATERS

As the star of the Chicago White Sox and the best-paid player in baseball, Dick Allen is a magnetic celebrity, but life in a fishbowl displeases him. Through last weekend his team had played 13 games and won but four, and the bristling Allen, batting below .200, was behaving like an endangered species. Still, he had an adoring manager and praising teammates

By Ron Fimrite

NO ADVANTAGE FACING STANFORD

The nation's best college tennis team crushed its downstate rivals, USC and UCLA, in back-to-back matches last week as the traditional scoring method was abandoned in favor of the modern "no ad"

By Joe Jares

DR. J AND THE WHOPPER SHELL THE COLONELS

The Nets whirled down on a team beset by spring fever and foul weather and blew them right out of the ABA Eastern playoffs

By Peter Carry

One For Money

ONE FOR THE MONEY, TWO FOR THE SHOW

When Jo Ann Prentice birdied the fourth hole of sudden death to beat Jane Blalock and Sandra Haynie, her reward was $32,000, biggest ever for women

By Barry McDermott

Bruce Hardy

BRUCE HARDY ALL AMERICAN BOY

Once upon a town in Utah there was a basketball star, a football whiz, a baseball flash and an all-round excellent student. In true storybook fashion, they are all the same guy

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Into The Pool

INTO THE POOL WITH A SEAL OF APPROVAL

Swimming's Hall of Fame was floundering until Buck Dawson, who can barely stay afloat himself, turned on the ballyhoo with gimmicks like his seal and a Spitz named Mark

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Bridge

A part score can be a big deal

By Charles Goren

People

PEOPLE

By Harold Peterson

Baseball

Mr. Intensity of the Expos

A winner's smile masks a tumult of emotion, for Steve Rogers is Mr. Intensity of the Expos

By Pat Jordan

THE WEEK (April 14-20)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Poor power for New York

Players way down the Ranger salary scale rose up to reprieve their teammates by beating Montreal—but along came fiery Philadelphia

By Mark Mulvoy

Horse Racing

Two Woods, a Rube and a Derby

The big race begins to come into focus as winners finally win again

By Whitney Tower

Derby

THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT

Shills and hucksters are everywhere as Kentucky gets ready for the 100th running of the Derby, but it hardly matters. The race itself is the important thing, as memories of past years and past triumphs testify

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 15-21

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

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