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May 3, 1976 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

THE AUTHOR OF 'JAWS' IS AT IT AGAIN, IN A SEA NOVEL WITH A BIT-PART SHARK

By Frank Deford

First Fling

A FIRST FLING AT MONTREAL

Tuning up for the Olympics at the Penn, Drake and Mt. SAC Relays, U.S. hopefuls gave some nifty performances—including one shattering throw

By Pat Putnam

THE SHORT AND THE LONG OF IT

By Joe Marshall

MULTIPLE MAC'S SINGULAR HEAVE

By Joe Jares

Clouts And Outs

IT'S EITHER A CLOUT OR AN OUT

Those premier power whiffers, Phillie Mike Schmidt and Met Dave Kingman, are off and swinging again. Each has had a torrid homer streak, including Schmidt's four in one game, and a ton of strikeouts

By Larry Keith

The Derby

NICE TO BE THE DERBY FAVORITE, BUT...

Mighty Honest Pleasure faces not only a quality race-alike front-runner, Bold Forbes, at Churchill Downs this weekend, but also some upsetting Derby history

By William Leggett

FIRST SATURDAY, MAY

Cliff Diver

BUT DON'T MAKE ANY WAVES

Sam Hernandez found it takes more than skill and bravery to dive off the cliffs at Acapulco

By Sam Moses

Part 3: Religion In Sport

Reaching For The Stars

The preachers to the pros, like the Rev. Billy Zeoli (right), often are modish and flamboyant, but the slick sermons they deliver in locker rooms before games psych up the players

By Frank Deford

Baseball

Double reverse in the West

Houston's on top, just where L.A.'s not, in the upside-down division

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (April 18-24)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Big scare for the Bullies

Philadelphia's Stanley Cup champions survived the Toronto war, while New York's Islanders routed Buffalo and charged off to battle Montreal

By J. D. Reed

Tennis

A pair of nonswinging singles

But in the doubles world Freddy McNair (left) and his partner Sherwood Stewart are now No. 2

By Paul A. Witteman

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 19-25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Douglas S. Looney

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