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Shopwalk

THE BIG EYE DON'T LIE, SO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME FILMS ARE ALL THE RAGE

By Rudy Anderson

Booktalk

IN A SEA OF BOOKS, A NOVEL WORTH ITS SALT AND A PLACE AMONG EPIC TALES

By Robert F. Jones

Stanley Cup

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Elbowing once-mighty Montreal out of contention, Buffalo set the stage for the first Stanley Cup final between expansion teams

By Mark Mulvoy

Speeding Off

SPEEDING OFF INTO THE SUNSET

Indy's faithful thousands waited and waited, tensions building. Would Foyt get his race car ready in time? Would he go fast enough to beat the others and win the pole position? Answers: Would he ever!

By Robert F. Jones

There There

THE A'S ARE PUTTING THE THERE THERE

Or trying mightily, at least, to give Oakland an identity other than that of stepsister to the haughty lady there across the Bay

By Ron Fimrite

Rocks

ROCKS IN THeIR HeADS AND HeARTS

More people than ever are checking out the special exhilarations of rock climbing, but what is of real significance is that so many established climbers have turned to the purer discipline of climbing clean. Rather than hammer pitons into sheer walls, they rely on nuts and tiny wedges of aluminum, some no larger than a thumbnail, tucked into existing cracks—thus leaving the rock as unscarred as they found it.

By Barbara La Fontaine

Tough Man

TOUGH MAN ACROSS A TABLE

Billy Eisenberg will take your money at backgammon or, if you prefer, at bridge. Get smart, play him a little tennis

By Edwin Shrake

TV/Radio

BEST SPORTS SHOWS NEVER SEEN

By William Leggett

Baseball

Philadelphia Story: Act II

Mercurial Dick Allen returns to the city where he began his career, saying 'I'd like to think I've grown up.' Suddenly, pennant talk is rampant

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (May 4-10)

By Jim Kaplan

Tennis

This Ashe didn't crumble

After he lost the first set to Bjorn Borg, it looked as if Arthur Ashe would blow another big one, but he rallied to win the WCT final

By Joe Jares

Horse Racing

The lady is a champ

Big, beautiful, unbeaten, Ruffian may be faster than the top colts

By Tex Maule

Billie Jean

MRS. BILLIE JEAN KING!

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 5-11

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD