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Shopwalk

GOOD NEWS IN THE WIND: A SURE WAY TO GAUGE GUSTS IN TRACK AND FIELD

By Melissa Ludtke

Booktalk

TENNIS IS THE CAT'S MEOW, AND TRADE MAGAZINES ARE CLAWING FOR READERS

By Frank Deford

As I See It

DON'T BE TAKEN IN BY TOUTS; YOU PICK THE HORSES AND IGNORE THE ODDS

By Ernest Havemann

Art Talk

ACES AND ACRYLICS—AN EXHIBITION OF DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS

By Lewis Grizzard

A Pleasure

WHAT A PLEASURE!

Deftly threading his way through a jumbled, bumping field, Foolish Pleasure raced home first in the Kentucky Derby, pleasing the public that made him the favorite and refuting critics who doubted his stamina

By Whitney Tower

THE HORSE THAT ALMOST RAN

By Roy Blount Jr.

PLAYING KETCHUP OUT WEST

Nothing matches the sloganeering served up in the San Diego baseball emporium of hamburg honcho Ray Kroc. And with the maturing of fine young players, the hapless Padres are patties no longer

By Ron Fimrite

NBA East

WHEN LOW DOWN, GO DOWN LOWER

After being walloped twice by the Bullets, the Celts won one by putting Dave Cowens in the low post and the ball in the hole

By Pat Putnam

NBA West

THEIR WAY TO GET UP IS TO GET UPSET

The Warriors laughed when they heard the Bulls argued among themselves. But such turned out to be Chicago's nature

By Barry McDermott

Lucky Devil

LUCKY DEVIL, HE FOUND HEAVEN

When he's not busy sportscasting, satanic Bill King gobbles peanut butter tortillas, studies Russian lit, watches ballet and barefoots it at sea with Hank the black cat

By Ron Fimrite

Indy

PORTRAIT OF INDY

A VIRUS OF VELOCITY

By Robert F. Jones

Baseball

Man on a tightrope

Ron LeFlore came out of prison to redeem himself in baseball

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (April 27-May 3)

Nature

Showdown on the tundra

Wolves seldom attack, the author kept reminding himself, but he was all alone, and his only weapons were a caribou antler and a jackknife

By Ron Rau

Tennis

Patching a tattered image

A crazy-quilt court will add even more color, and "spectaculars" may cut costs as World Team Tennis revs up and moves into its second season

By Joe Jares

Hockey

Now Howes about that!

Houston is tops in the WHA, but a murmur in the heart of Texas

By Mark Mulvoy

Lacrosse

He's put hop into Hopkins

Under new Coach Chic Ciccarone, the Blue Jays are looser, but not losers. Led by burly Franz Wittelsberger (27), they are undefeated

By Joe Marshall

On His Mark

ON HIS MARK AND GO-GO-GOING

Most powerful man in pro sport, Mark McCormack does not let travel, sleep, food or talk interrupt his dash to who knows where

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 28-May 4

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

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