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Booktalk

HOAGLAND'S SKILL AS ESSAYIST RECALLS HIS FINE BUT NEGLECTED BOXING NOVEL

By Jonathan Yardley

Shopwalk

FOR $90,000, A ROLLS WITH HOT AIR FOR THE TOOTSIES, COLD AIR FOR THE FACE

By John Hopkins

Viewpoint

AN AUTO RACING WRITER IS HAUNTED BY GHOSTS OF THOSE WHO DIED AT INDY

By Bill Verigan

Derby

THE LOOK OF EAGLES

The Derby was a duel of wits—two champion jockeys eyeing each other warily as they thundered down the backstretch. The evil pace set by Angel Cordero doomed the favorite

By William Leggett

THE CHAMP LOOKED LIKE A CHUMP

Muhammad Ali seemed eager to give his title away, but Jimmy Young just didn't have the heart to take it

By Mark Kram

TOO MANY TWO-DAY TOURNAMENTS

Failing to qualify for the last 36 holes has become an unhappy habit with Arnold Palmer, whose weekends are free

By Dan Jenkins

Seven Days

SEVEN DAYS, ONE OF THEM IN MAY

In which our man encounters an ambitious dachshund, a possible communications gap, class in a three-button suit, two angry geniuses, an old center, a U.S. Senator and the questions of Ethnic Purity

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Naber

IN THE BACK HE'S WAY OUT FRONT

A self-described 'semiamphibian water mammal,' 6'6" John Naber spends enough of his frenetic life immersed to be a good bet to win three gold medals at the Olympics

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

TV/Radio

ABC HAS THE MONDAY BLAHS

By William Leggett

Baseball

A new brew in Milwaukee

To a familiar lineup of players both young and old, the Brewers have added a fresh ingredient—a manager with a recipe for success

By Robert Boyle

THE WEEK (April 24-May 1)

By Jim Kaplan

Wrestling

Working his way up from the bottom

Olympic hope Wade Schalles specializes in improbable pins

By Herman Weiskopf

Braden

'TENNIS IS IN THE STONE AGE'

'PROBLEM SOLVING CAN BE BEAUTIFUL'

When he stands up, Vic Braden sounds like a combination of Norman Vincent Peale and Rodney Dangerfield, but attentive students listen—and learn

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 26-May 2

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Douglas S. Looney

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