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Call To Colors

IT WAS A CALL TO COLORS

Unsettled by political events, still unsure of their numbers, the surviving Olympians closed ranks as the Montreal Games began

By Pat Putnam

DARK GENIUS OF DISSENT

By Frank Deford

IT'S MORE THAN FLAG WAVING

By Kenny Moore

WHAT'S MAKING O.J. GO?

The Juice claims he will no longer head around end in Buffalo. Instead he could become a Ram, a Raider—or a retiree

By Joe Marshall

Mudd

THE WINNER'S NAME WAS MUDD

But Eddie cleaned up at the Public Links Championship in Coon Rapids

By Sarah Pileggi

Zone Of His Own

IN A STRIKE ZONE OF HIS OWN

Oriole Jim Palmer sets records on the mound, but not all of his best deeds are done there. Off the field he maintains a low profile about his high-mindedness

By Frank Deford

TV/Radio

'NOW TRY LOVING THIS BALL'

By Mark Donovan

Baseball

Pitching flubs drub Cubs

WITH THE LARGEST STAFF IN THE MAJORS, CHICAGO HAS PROVEN QUANTITY IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR QUALITY. THE TEAM'S ERA (4.63) IS THE LEAGUE'S WORST IN YEARS

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (July 11-17)

By Jim Kaplan

Horse Racing

Stay off their turf

YOU MAY AS WELL, BECAUSE IF THERE'S A GIMMICK ON GRASS, NO ONE'S TALKING

By William Leggett

Tennis

Fighting the Dollar Spot

THE HALL OF FAME HAD FADED, AND ITS CREATOR, JIMMY VAN ALEN, WAS NOT FEELING VERY FLUSH, SO HE SENT OVER TO FRANCE FOR SOME GOLDEN OLDIES TO ENSHRINE

By Douglas S. Looney

Jai Alai

The pelota bounces up north

FRONTON COUNTRY DID MEAN FLORIDA, BUT NOW CONNECTICUT IS INTO THE ACT

By Ray Kennedy

Softball

She's still Wonder Woman

JOAN JOYCE IS SLOWING DOWN—HER PITCHING SPEED HAS FALLEN TO 90 MPH—BUT SHE REMAINS A WHIZ AND STAR OF THE PRO WOMEN'S SOFTBALL LEAGUE

By Joe Jares

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 12-18

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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