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Penalty

THE PENALTY FOR SUCCESS

A bizarre overtime kicking contest enabled the Los Angeles Aztecs to beat the Miami Toros 4-3—or was it 8-6?—and win the NASL championship

By Dan Levin

WHO SAYS PRUITT CAN'T DO IT?

The Redskins won on a last-minute field goal, but the Browns may have another wondrous game-breaking runner

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

WHEELING UP ON THE WORLD

The U.S. pedaled off with just one medal, but gained a lot of respect

By Roy Blount Jr.

Unsung Heroes

A MAN WHO'D NEVER BITE A DOG

Nor is it in Joe Rudi to make news in any other way but at the ball park. The A's superb leftfielder marches in anonymity with a company of players whose ink never quite flows up to their abilities

By Ron Fimrite

THE FARTHER THEY ARE, THE HARDER THEY FALL

By Graham Finlayson

Arranger

THE FIGHT'S LONE ARRANGER

Perhaps the world's most disparate band of promoters, they were brought together by one man who convinced both Muhammad Ali and George Foreman that black is not only beautiful but best for both sides

By Mark Kram

TV/Radio

A FRESH EYE AT CBS

By William Leggett

Baseball

Chinatown. Oh, my, Chinatown

Taiwan again owned Williamsport in the Little League World Series

By Robert H. Boyle

THE WEEK (Aug. 18-24)

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

She's just like one of the boys

An undefeated 2-year-old filly named Ruffian won the prestigious Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga so convincingly that excited racegoers are now comparing her to Secretariat

By Whitney Tower

Make Or Break

Make it or break it

Millions are at stake and a life is on the line for one shot across the canyon

By Robert F. Jones

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 19-25

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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