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Revolution

THE PRO FOOTBALL REVOLUTION

Nine radical rule changes designed to rouse the game from its lethargy upset some people, pleased others and probably will fascinate the fans

By Tex Maule

DOUBLE-BARRELED DERBY THREAT

After a long season of trading triumphs, the army of colts headed for the Kentucky Derby has narrowed to a couple of dozen. Favored are two come-from-behind stars trained by the same man

By Whitney Tower

A BOGEY! PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

At the Tournament of Champions were Jack, Johnny and, er, Sam Adams, winner of the 1973 Quad Cities Open. You must remember this

By Dan Jenkins

Sockey

IT'S SOCKEY, THE WAY THEY PLAY IT HERE

Philadelphia's violent Stanley Cup semifinal series with New York had more fist- and stick-swinging than skating and skill, as the Rangers recovered from a mauling to even things up

By Mark Mulvoy

Formula

HE'S GOT THE FORMULA RIGHT HERE

Carmen Salvino thinks of his arm as a pendulum now. Not too long ago everyone else thought Carmen was a yo-yo. Bowling's onetime boy wonder is making a comeback, thanks to a weird mathematical equation

By Herman Weiskopf

THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE 'WRONG' TIME

TV/Radio

MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT KICKOFF

By William Leggett

Baseball

Case of the diffident clouter

Everybody's keyed up about Graig Nettles' homer splurge but Graig

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK (April 21-27)

By Herman Weiskopf

Basketball

And then the Stars rose

Indiana looked ready to pull off one more bit of brinksmanship, but by the seventh game Utah figured out how to spike the Pacers' main gun

By Peter Carry

Swimming

High, Y and then some

The YMCA's annual splashdown was a kind of wet three-ring circus

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Track & Field

The pros are beginning to look professional

Four-minute miles are still sadly lacking but the competition is excellent, the crowds gratifyingly large and the future bright as a dollar

By Pat Putnam

Red Heads

all red, so help them henna

To make this team a girl has to dye her hair but she also has to be a first-rate athlete. Then she can play 200 nights a year, humiliating out-of-shape men

By William Johnson

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 22-28

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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