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Making People Happy

OUT TO MAKE THREE PEOPLE HAPPY

That may be all Rod Gerald tried to do against Penn State but he certainly made millions of Buckeye fans ecstatic

By Douglas S. Looney

AT LEAST HE LEAVES LOSERS PROUD

That they can run in front of Forego for a few furlongs, if rarely be there at the finish, seems accomplishment enough to many rivals, and that is what they had to settle for as the mighty gelding romped home in the Woodward

By William Leggett

THE $2.5 MILLION MAN

Lured from retirement by Owner Ralph Wilson's greenbacks, O. J. Simpson rushed off to Buffalo. Unfortunately, he left his football legs in Hollywood and gained a total of only 66 yards as the Bills lost their first two games

By Robert F. Jones

Rubber Match

ALL SET TO SLAM IN THE RUBBER MATCH

Norton broke Ali's jaw in winning their first fight, blew his chances by making a bad guess in the second. Still, the author picks Ali inside seven

By Mark Kram

James Hunt

KING JAMES DRIVES FOR A CROWN

James Hunt's philosophy is to "live life as I bloody well want," and he wants to be World Driving Champion

By Clive Gammon

TV/Radio

TWO STRIKES ON 'BALL FOUR'

By Melissa Ludtke

College Football

Battered but as yet unbowed

GIVEN NEW LIFE BY A QUARTERBACK UP FROM THE SIXTH STRING, NORTH CAROLINA IS BLACK-AND-BLUE AND 3-0

By Pat Putnam

THE WEEK

By Joe Marshall

Hockey

Canceling a bunch of good Czechs

TEAM CANADA LIFTED THE COUNTRY'S MORALE BY TAKING THE CANADA CUP

By Peter Gammons

Boating

His future is Unlimiteds

AFTER TWO DECADES OF RACING IN THUNDERBOATS, IT LOOKS AS IF 1976 NATIONAL CHAMPION BILL MUNCEY WILL CONTINUE REWRITING THE RECORD BOOK FOREVER

By Coles Phinizy

Archery

A Bear in a bull market

FRED BEAR'S BOW AND ARROW COMPANY HAS 30% OF A MARKET THAT IS BOOMING, IN PART, BECAUSE OF BUSTS. QUOTH BEAR, 'BEAR BOWS BUILD BIGGER BUSTS'

By Virginia Kraft

Baseball

The super supernumerary

EXPO JOSE MORALES, WHO KEEPS A BAT IN HIS BEDROOM, SEEMS CAPABLE OF PINCH HITTING IN HIS SLEEP. HE HAS A RECORD 25 BINGLES COMING OFF THE BENCH

By Bob Dunn

THE WEEK (Sept. 12-18)

By Herman Weiskopf

On The Throne

ON THE THRONE BEHIND THE POWER

There lounges the enigmatic Herbert Muhammad, son of Elijah and manager of Muhammad Ali, doing business on the phone. If he is so "dull, dull, dull," why is he so frightening?

By Mark Kram

'NOBODY HAS THIS KIND OF CROWD'

By Mark Kram

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 13-19

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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