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Booktalk

MAN GOES HOME TO THE SEA, AND HANS HASS IS UNEASY ABOUT THE RESULTS

By Rick Telander

Yesterdsay

THE SENSATION PROMISED NEW YORK IN 1880 WAS A LOT MORE BULL THAN FIGHT

By George A. Gipe

Out Of The Crowd

AT LAST, HE'S OUT OF THE CROWD

Johnny Miller has been claiming he is not just one of the boys but the equal of Nicklaus. And at the British Open, he proved far more than a match for Jack

By Dan Jenkins

SAVOIR DIDN'T FAIRE BUT EQUILEO DID

French horses finished one-two at the International Trot. The best the U.S. could do in the $200,000 race was third with a highly irritable and pregnant Trotting Mama

By Douglas Looney

Wigwam Bigwig

BIGWIG FLIPS HIS WIG IN WIGWAM

Atlanta Owner Ted Turner is nuts about his Braves. Like them—and does he ever!—he chews Red Man, cries "Awwwrrright" and slaps palms. For his fans he has raced motorized bathtubs and entered a mattress-stacking contest

By Ron Fimrite

Dark Clouds

MORE DARK CLOUDS OVER MONTREAL

Even as the athletes began to arrive, the trouble-plagued XXI Olympic Games were confronted with two additional crises, host country Canada barring the Taiwanese team and Tanzania refusing to show up if New Zealand did

By Frank Deford

Olympic Preview: 1976

GUARANTEED TO MAKE WAVES

In swimming it figures to be the powerful U.S. men's squad matching medals and records with an awesome team of East German women

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

NO TIME FOR INTRODUCTIONS

CANADA IS HIGH ON DEBBIE

By Sarah Pileggi

Who's Going to Win, Place and Show...Maybe

After consulting with leading sports authorities around the world, studying past-performance charts of the athletes and analyzing the relative position of the moon, the writer offers her predictions, which do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the management

By Anita Verschoth

Baseball

Shouting over a quiet man

GEORGE FOSTER'S POLICY OF SPEAKING SOFTLY BUT CARRYING A BIG, BLACK BAT IS MAKING FANS IN CINCINNATI HAPPY

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (July 3-10)

By Joe Marshall

Golf

A mountain of trouble

AT THE U.S. OPEN THE WOMEN WERE STORMING, OVER PAR AND OUT OF SORTS AT THE STEEP TASK THEY FACED AND THE RUGGED HILLS THAT PROVED SO HUMBLING

By Barry McDermott

Soccer

He's better, almost Best

HE MIGHT NOT BE THE STAR OF OLD, BUT HE'S SOMETHING OF A NEW MAN

By Martha Smilgis

Montreal

Once More With the Charm

Lucky old Montreal has survived through all its turbulent years because of its spirit. Now, financial and ethnic troubles aside, it is ready for another Olympian effort

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 5-11

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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