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As I Did It

DARTER'S FLING AT THE U.S. OPEN ENDS WITH AN ARROW TO HIS MARROW

By Mark Donovan

Booktalk

A COLLECTION OF OLD LARDNER PIECES PUTS A NEW LUSTER ON HIS REPUTATION

By Jonathan Yardley

Movietalk

TATUM O'NEAL DELIVERS A KNUCKLEBALL IN A KNUCKLEHEADED LITTLE LEAGUE EPIC

By Martha Smilgis

Footloose

AH, THE LITERARY LIFE! SIP BEER, PLUG YOUR BOOK—AND GET PAID FOR IT

By Roy Blount Jr.

Women's Golf

LAST WEEK THEY HELD THE MASTERS

The women's equivalent, that is. But at the splashy Colgate they put the winner in the kitchen doing TV ads instead of in a green coat

By Dan Jenkins

Baseball '76

THE FAN HAS HIS SEASON

Though players and owners do not concur on much these days, they seem to be coming to an agreement that the fan is the man—and the woman—of the hour

By Ron Fimrite

UP, UP AND AWAY

By Jim Kaplan

THE EAST

By Mark Mulvoy

THE WEST

By Ron Fimrite

The Little Big Man

Only 5'7", Joe Morgan is baseball's most complete player. He harasses pitchers, hits, steals, scores and fields, all with an air of arrogance

By Mark Mulvoy

A Fear Of Flying

Jackie Jensen was the ultimate hero, an all-sports star who married a storybook girl. But the Golden Boy's world and marriage collapsed, and his shining baseball career ended in torment brought on by a dread of air travel. Today Jensen is a college coach and a changed man.

By Ron Fimrite

Baseball '67

THE WEST

By Ron Reid

THE EAST

By Jim Kaplan

TV/Radio

OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS

By William Leggett

Hockey

Lose an Orr, find a team

That was Boston's experience in the final weeks of a long season

By J. D. Reed

Skiing

The king of the mountain

French exile Henry Duvillard is now excelling on the U.S. pro circuit

By William Oscar Johnson

Gymnastics

A great leap backward

A host of elfin European teen-age girls, led by 86-pound Nadia Comaneci, are revolutionizing the sport with backward doubles and double twists

By Anita Verschoth

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 29-April 4

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

HE'S A BEAUT, HONEST

A 3-year-old with intimations of greatness took another big stride toward the Roses in the Florida Derby

By William Leggett

GOOD TIMES ROLL FOR SHIRLEY

Based on performances at the AAU indoor championships, America's women swimmers better pick up on the beat set by Shirley Babashoff if they hope to catch the East Germans at Montreal

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

WAR IN THE PACIFIC

Three teams, two playoff spots—and the Suns, SuperSonics and Lakers had to spend the last days of the season battling to see who got left out

By Joe Jares

PADDLING ALONG TO A TITLE

While Warren Gamaliel Harding fans shuddered, the nation's best platform tennis players set up their stage at hallowed Forest Hills

By Douglas S. Looney

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