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Shopwalk

FACED WITH A 9½-INCH O.J., AN ADULT STUDIES LIFE'S ITTY-BITTY PROBLEMS

By J.D. Reed

Booktalk

REPLAYING SOME SPORTING ROBBERIES WITH PICTURES THAT PROVE A POINT

By Robert Cantwell

Jubilee

THE KAIN-TUCK-EEE JUBILEE

With Adolph Rupp on center stage (inset) . Kentucky's undefeated Wildcats celebrated the dedication of a new arena in the old coach's name by overwhelming Kansas

By Barry McDermott

A WAKE-UP CALL FOR THE FLYERS

Dormant for a while, Philadelphia is flying high once again, thanks to Goalie Bernie Parent's sweep of the Bruins

By Peter Gammons

NFL Playoffs

HOW TO MAKE THREE THE HARD WAY

If you 're the Steelers, you win two straight Super Bowls and, going for a record third straight, lose four of your first five games. Now, as the playoffs begin, Baltimore tries to stop Pittsburgh; Oakland and L.A. look for revenge; Minnesota for redemption

MARK IS ON, OAKLAND IS SET TO GO

By Ron Reid

FOR THE COLTS, RIGHT IS MIGHT

IN MINNESOTA THEY GET THEIR KICKS

By Joe Marshall

DREW WILL DRAW A CROWD OF RAMS

Sportswoman Of The Year

The Court Belongs to Chris

From Olympian and other heights came the candidates: Klammer and Comaneci, Young and Jenner, Nicklaus and Morgan, Dr. J and Tony D. If it was a very good year for men, it was a spectacular one for women. For the 21-year-old on the opposite page it was a year of such distinction that she became the outstanding athlete of them all. Because she dominated her game as no other man or woman did in any sport, she is Sportswoman of the Year for 1976.

By Sarah Pileggi

Up, up and Away on New Year's Day

The Bowls

If Pitt Gets Bit, The Rose Becomes Thorny

The Sugar Bowl may have the sugar, with No. 1 Pitt and those sweet Georgia Bulldogs. But in Pasadena, Michigan and USC are ready to write another ending to the script

By John Underwood

College Basketball

Basketball's Week

By Kent Hannon

TV/Radio

THE WINTER GAMES WIN A MEDAL

By William Leggett

Is it ho, ho, ho or uh-oh?

By Edwin B. Kantar

The Ali Years

Through The Years With Ali

Out of Louisville he came, to become champion of the world—twice. Now Ali, whose worldwide celebrity may be unequaled in modern times, is near the end of his boxing career, and if no longer the greatest, he is still the best. He has quit, unquit and requit, the prerogative of the aging genius—and the signal for a shuffle down memory lane. Here is a sampling of his life and times.

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 6-12

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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