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August 18, 1975 Table Of Contents

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A Star

SWINGING ON A STAR

It takes a telescope to spot Jack Nicklaus, whose fourth PGA win and 16th major title put him light years above mere earthlings

By Dan Jenkins

MEANWHILE, MILLER'S TALE OF WOE

By Sarah Pileggi

GETTING HIGH OVER MARDI GRASS

By Peter Finney

'JUST A LITTLE COUNTRY HIT'

That's what Rod Laver called the tournament in North Conway, N.H., and with Jimmy Connors doing a star turn, it was smash summer theater

By Curry Kirkpatrick

On The Line

THEIR LIVES ARE ON THE LINE

Every time a player comes up, he risks a run-in with that specter of death, the beanball. Only one major league hitter has ever been killed, but fear and fractures have snuffed out numerous careers

By Mark Kram

Whirlpools

JUMPING INTO THE WONDERFUL WHIRL OF SPORTS

Whirlpool baths have come out of the training rooms and into more plush settings as the Good Life's new totem, thanks to the Jacuzzis

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Baseball

Boston's ball of dust becomes a ball of fire

Little Denny Doyle, heretofore best known for being a dirty-uniform second baseman, hit in 22 straight games, tops in the majors this year

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (Aug 3-9)

By Larry Keith

Pro Football

Up to the same old tricks

Don Shula intended to pass, but his Dolphins were a grind again

By Mark Mulvoy

Marathon

A hurried peek at Pikes

English fell runner Joss Naylor and 349 fellow masochists ran 13 miles to the summit of the famous peak, wheeled around and plunged back down

By Anita Verschoth

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 4-10

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Jack Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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