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Wimbledon

GREAT HEAVENLY DAYS

On Friday, Chris Evert glittered, on Saturday Bjorn Borg shone, both exulting in their Wimbledon titles

By Curry Kirkpatrick

B.J. IS A HIT EVEN WHEN SHE MS.'S

By Curry Kirkpatrick

MIFFED AND ALSO MULISH

Heading to California, the riders are sore, and not just from their saddles

Uncommon Success

UNCOMMON SUCCESS FOR A COMMON MAN

Padre Randy Jones, who pitches at ordinary speeds, could do the extraordinary—win 30

By Ron Fimrite

Smilin' Jack

A LIVING LEGEND CALLED MEAN SMILIN' JACK

Pittsburgh's young middle linebacker, Jack Lambert, plays with a vicious Butkus-like intensity that makes him special even on a team of stars

By Robert F. Jones

AN EYE FOR THE ESSENCE OF THE GAME

TV/Radio

ANYONE FOR TOO MUCH TENNIS?

By William Leggett

Baseball

Cuckoo over a rara avis

Rookie righthander Mark (The Bird) Fidrych has sent the spirits of Tiger fans winging with his youthful eccentricities and a 9-1 record

By Jerry Green

THE WEEK (June 27-July 2)

By Herman Weiskopf

Golf

From Down Under to up top

Australian Jan Stephenson, once a nobody, is now a tour celeb

By Mark Donovan

Gymnastics

A bunch of new gym dandies

For the first time within memory, there's light at the end of the Olympic tunnel for the U.S. men

By Herman Weiskopf

Boxing

Papa Benitez knows best

Introducing the youngest of the Benitez boys and also the youngest champion in boxing history

By Pat Putnam

East Germany

ASSEMBLY LINE FOR CHAMPIONS

Young athletes in East Germany are taught that to excel in sports is as much duty as fun, the ultimate goal being the top step of the victory platform in the Olympics

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 28-July 3

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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