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The Montreal Olympics

HIGH WIDE AND HANDSOME

Olympians were performing marvelously in Montreal, but on screens at home the prime-time concern was prettiness

By Frank Deford

THEIRS WAS A MIDAS STROKE

Almost every time the U.S. men or East German women touched the water it turned to gold

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

HOLY MOSES, WHAT A DANDY RACE

In track and field, a hot hurdler and a disappointed discus thrower made up for the shaky U.S. start and a sweet run by an ex-sugar man

By Pat Putnam

Nadia Awed Ya

Everybody flipped over the 14-year-old Nadia Comaneci, as she made gymnastics look like child's play and scored seven 10s

By Frank Deford

Uplifting

A THOROUGHLY UPLIFTING EXPERIENCE

More and more women are hefting weights—and more probably should. They will look not like Mr. America, but their best selves

By Pat Jordan

Baseball

The Angels' prospects are heavenly

WITH THE TOP FARM CLUBS, CALIFORNIA COULD SOON BECOME A DEVIL TO BEAT

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (July 18-24)

By Larry Keith

Power Boating

A doctor resumes his practice

BOB MAGOON UNRETIRED TO WIN A RACE AS WACKY AS ANY M.A.S.H. EPISODE

By Dan Levin

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 19-25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Douglas S. Looney

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