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March 8, 1976 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

A CHOPPY STRIDE, THE FALLING SHAFTS, THE END OF A HONG KONG RICKSHA RIDE

By Mark Kram

Viewpoint

OFFICIALS ASK FOR MEASURES AGAINST SOCCER PLAYERS WHO CUDDLE. CUDDLE?

By Roy Blount Jr.

Booktalk

JOCKS TALK VERY, YOU KNOW, CLASSY, AT LEAST IN THEIR, YOU KNOW, BOOKS

By Frank Deford

McAdoo

SHOOT IF YOU MUST...I MUST, SAYS McADOO

Gunning them in from here, there and everywhere, Buffalo's peerless center leads the NBA in scoring

By Curry Kirkpatrick

The Haughtons

LIKE FATHER, PRETTY MUCH LIKE SON

Peter Haughton follows in the sulky tracks of his dad, a harness-racing legend named Billy. But sometimes he does take the lead, and the two have been known to tangle in the stretch

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

College Basketball

It's a sin in Cincinnati

Losing, that is, for the young, exuberant Bearcats have compiled a homecourt winning streak of 46 games, the longest in the country

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Fencing

Quick thrust to the fore

In a sport ruled by Europeans in their 30s, Peter Westbrook, who is only 23, looks sharp enough to win the U.S. an Olympic medal in the saber

By Martha Smilgis

Baseball

O.K., what's the pitch?

Whatever, it's a slow windup, with the players eager to start spring training while management stalls

By Douglas S. Looney

TV/Radio

KING DOES NOT REIGN ON ABC

By Melissa Ludtke

Track & Field

Three-ring circus in a Garden

The AAU indoor championships offered spectators everything but a trapeze act and cotton candy

By Pat Putnam

When Jan ran, others got the runaround

By Melissa Ludtke

Pain

THE FACE OF PAIN

The scream of Billy Cunningham as his knee tore and his season—perhaps even his career—ended, bespoke the savage hurt that can come with sport, the pangs and throbbing and enduring ache that athletes live with, scheme against and, at times, are beaten by. The irony is, fans seldom notice...

By Mark Kram

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 23-29

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

HE LEFT THEM ALL IN THE DIRT

Honest Pleasure showed his heels to the finest colts in Florida as he racked up records in the Flamingo

By William Leggett

HO AND HUM PLAY THE PALACE

Las Vegas, customarily in Nevada, moved last week to a state of ennui, where Jimmy Connors dispatched Manuel Orantes. Both players left with a bundle, but the poor spectators were left cold

By Curry Kirkpatrick

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD