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September 30, 1974 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A former second baseman takes a kindly look at an assortment of Good Old Boys

By Jonathan Yardley

Yesterday

'Run, Sullivan! Run!'

Tom Hyer and Yankee Sullivan led 110 cops on a merry chase through Chesapeake Bay before battling for the American heavyweight title

By George A. Gipe

Out One Hand

OUT ONE HAND AND IN THE OTHER

Fumbles dotted the game, with alert Miami recovering two key ones to beat Buffalo 24-76. But the question of how good the Super Bowl champs are was left unanswered

By Dan Jenkins

UP IN THE AIR IN THE HECTIC EAST

The National League race, that is. Although St. Louis dropped a series to the solemn Pirates, the Cardinals stayed loose and lippy

By Ron Fimrite

JOLTING THE REDS AND THE NHL

Team Canada was a WHA collection of old men and castoffs—at least, that was the line of hockey's Establishment. So the Russians were not the only ones to be surprised by the early summit meetings

By Mark Mulvoy

Right Man

RIGHT MAN IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Tom Clements may not be the best college football player in the country—he insists he is not—but he is quarterback of Notre Dame, the defending national champion, and he's the one who gets the Irish up

By Ray Kennedy

Con Game

THE CON GAME THAT GOT ROUGH

It was murder down on the field when Burt Reynolds and some pros filmed a story about a prison grudge match

By Edwin Shrake

TV/Radio

TESTING A NOT-SO-GOLDEN RULE

By William Leggett

College Football

Those other bullies in Oklahoma

The Sooners may be tough, but so is State, as Arkansas discovered

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Larry Keith

Harness Racing

Billy drains another Jug

Haughton père beat his own son and two of his own horses, as well as the early favorite, driving Armbro Omaha to victory in the pacing classic

By Barry McDermott

Sporting Look

Now everyone's at home on the range

By Jule Campbell

Boating

Can anyone win the mug?

In the aftermath of the Australian America's Cup defeat, the answer is no—until a designer outdoes Olin Stephens. That takes some outdoing

By Carleton Mitchell

Chess

A case of beauty before age

Two Russians are meeting to see who will take on Bobby Fischer, and the younger man has the edge

By Steve Englund

Heirs

HEIRS OF JUDGE LANDIS

The commissioners of major sports are men of rectitude and imperturbable mien. Now, in relaxed and occasionally irreverent conversation, the four bare a few of their secrets

By Frank Deford

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 16-22

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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