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Booktalk

FOR THOSE WHO SIS-BOOM-BAH AND HAVE A TASTE FOR SIDE BANANA JUMPS

By Frank Deford

Movietalk

REDFORD COMES IN ON A WING, A SMILE AND A PRAYER—AND IS KILLED BY A PLOT

By Mark Donovan

Record Mile

A RECORD GOES BUST

Sprinting away from a classy field in Kingston, Jamaica's Dream Mile, 21-year-old Filbert Bayi of Tanzania broke Jim Ryun's 8-year-old world record to clearly establish that he is the king of the milers

By Ron Reid

DERBY MASTERS THE PREAKNESS

The bettors didn't like him, but a solid colt named Master Derby refuted his 23-to-1 odds by upsetting Foolish Pleasure

By Whitney Tower

NOW COMES FINGER LICKIN' TIME

Year after year, the Colonels have been ready to chomp on a Kentucky-fried championship and never quite made it. But after three games of the ABA finals they had the Pacers by both drumsticks

By Barry McDermott

Cubs

POETRY IN MOTION

Though some deride the Cubs' early foot, a versatile pitcher answers the unbelievers with rhyme and reason

By Roy Blount Jr.

Fred Shero

HOCKEY'S ECLECTIC WIZARD

Armed with his trusty legal pad, a snippet of Beatles philosophy and a Westernized Russian tactical plan, Philadelphia Flyer Coach Fred Shero created the prototype of future NHL teams

By Mark Mulvoy

TV/Radio

CBS WINS AT THE RACES

By William Leggett

Baseball

Not bonny for Clyde

The Rangers' boy hero struggles to recover his stuff in the minors

By Pat Jordan

THE WEEK (May 11-17)

By Herman Weiskopf

Boxing

When right made might

Of all the stuff Ali showed Lyle, only the right hand was telling

By Tex Maule

Brains

BEATING THEIR BRAINS OUT

...but rarely anyone else's. MIT fields teams in a record 22 sports without granting a single athletic scholarship or charging admission or caring if anyone turns out to watch, which is always a possibility

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 12-18

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

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