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February 2, 1976 Table Of Contents

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Photography

AMATEURS HAVE AS GOOD A SHOT AS PROS TO GET PICTURES AT INNSBRUCK

By Neil Leifer

Booktalk

CURL UP ON THE BED OF THE OCEAN WITH YOUR WATERPROOF BOOK AND THE FISH

By Rick Telander

The Crosby

HI, BEN, WHERE YA BEEN?

Following a meteoric debut in 1973, Ben Crenshaw plummeted to earth, but last week's stellar performance in the Crosby was a sparkling comeback

By Dan Jenkins

WATCHED POT THAT FINALLY BOILED

After three tepid seasons, Marquette's Earl Tatum is cooking, and the Warriors may have the recipe for a national title

By Larry Keith

SWEET SCIENCE, INDEED

Foreman started stylishly, jabbing Ron Lyle, but after he was down and nearly out he became the old banger

By Pat Putnam

Chicago Bulls

CHOICE SEATS AT THE BULL RING

Behind Chicago's stormy facade lies an even more turbulent interior, featuring recriminations, backbiting and name-calling by the major figures of the team that has the worst record in the NBA

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Innsbruck 1976

SPIRIT OF '76 IN THE TYROL

Some Win and Some Luge

From a nation of onetime flexible flyers, you would think that the U.S. could collect the most formidable luge team ever. But, no. We have no hope for the Olympics, and the way things are right now, there's a whole lot more tough sledding ahead

By William Oscar Johnson

Scouting Reports

OLYMPICS

By Anita Verschoth

College Basketball

A whole 'nother ball game

Deep in the heart of football territory, a talented bunch of players who prefer buckets to blitzes suddenly have established a wintertime toehold

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Gymnastics

On the beam at the young folks' home

The Olympic hope of Olympia Manor, Pauline Litowsky is, at 16, the most accomplished of all the athletes in residence at Coach Vannie Edwards' live-in training establishment

By Anita Verschoth

Americana

All aboard for a peek at sport

Freedom Train, which features a sports car, is chugging the rails

By Douglas S. Looney

The Scout

The Scout Is a Lonely Hunter

The man searching for pro football talent spends his days in empty stands, stalking prospects at scrimmages, and his nights projecting gray, flickering game films on bed sheets that he has tacked to motel walls

By George Plimpton

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 19-25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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