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Booktalk

HOW TO BLOW $1.1 MILLION, OR THE KEYSTONE COPS GO SAILING, SORT OF

By Ray Kennedy

Forest Hills

TWO EARS FOR MANUELITO

Olés rang out at Forest Hills for Manuel Orantes, a clever little Spaniard who brought Jimmy Connors to his knees and triumphed in the Open

By Joe Jares

A BIG HOME VICTORY AT LAST

By Curry Kirkpatrick

The Mets

TOM SWIFT AND HIS SKY MACHINE

It was up, up and away for the Mets' wondrous fastballer but, except for a rookie who was flexing his wings, the rest of the Amazins seemed prone to await a miracle. As Pittsburgh pressed on, they needed one

By Ray Kennedy

Don King

'There Ain't No Others Like Me'

Up from the gutter and reaching for stars comes ex-convict Don King, cast in the flamboyant mold of P. T. Barnum and Tex Rickard

By Mark Kram

TV/Radio

NBC TRIES A GRANDSTAND PLAY

By William Leggett

Baseball

Two for the Astromuddle

The rescue of Houston's ball club, sagging cornerstone of a diminishing empire, has been entrusted to Yankee emigrants Tal Smith and Bill Virdon

By Edwin Shrake

THE WEEK (Aug. 31-Sept. 6)

By Herman Weiskopf

Table Soccer

'A real first-class professional sport'

This is what one promoter calls Foozball, a corruption of the German word Fussball, which in some circles means a coin-operated game. Don't laugh. The national championships were played in Denver. For $113,000

By Pat Putnam

Pro Football

A Mad Stork stirs up his new nest

Al Davis doesn't mind if Linebacker Ted Hendricks scares his Raiders

By Ron Reid

College Football

No run-of-the-mill-start

The season began in high stride, with Tony Dorsett grinding out the yardage as Pitt beat Georgia, and Penn State struggling to nip Temple

By Larry Keith

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 1-7

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 W. Creamer

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