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March 14, 1977 Table Of Contents

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YOU CAN LEAVE THE OLD BAG AT HOME, THANKS TO A GOLF-CLUB RENTAL PLAN

By Joe Jares

Yesterday

THE ROADSCULLER MADE ROWING ON LAND AS HARD AS WALKING ON WATER

By George Gipe

World Cup

THEY DOUBLED THE PLEASURE

The Mahre twins got it all together at Sun Valley and what had been a dismal World Cup season turned glorious for the U.S.

By William Oscar Johnson

OUT ON THE VERGE, BUT FAR FROM FOOLISH

Some may think that a 54-year-old grandmother who takes up offshore racing is being absurd, but after a single season Betty Cook leads the men a merry chase

By Douglas S. Looney

CLASSIC WIN FOR A PRECOCIOUS PUP

He will not be two years old until Saint Patrick's Day, but a red brindle named Downing was too much dog in the final of the World Greyhound Classic at Hollywood, Fla.—flying first out of the box and charging home by five lengths

By Pat Putnam

The Dunk

DUNKERS ARE STRUTTING THEIR STUFFS

When those flying young men slam the ball, the rim quivers, the backboard vibrates and fans go wild

By Barry McDermott

Hell on Two Wheels

By Sam Moses

Dodger-Blue Blood

An Infusion of Fresh Dodger-Blue Blood

Being his team's first new manager in almost a quarter century has put Walter Alston's replacement, Tom Lasorda, in seventh heaven. And he prays he can guide L.A. to first place

By Larry Keith

LASORDA'S MATES IN THE CLASS OF '77

By Jim Kaplan

College Basketball

The Dons were wan

San Francisco won 29 in a row, then Notre Dame wrote its own kind of 30

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Young and restless

If too many of the WHA's kid stars bolt to the NHL, the league may not survive

By Peter Gammons

Adventure

Buried but still a treasure

Reversing the practice of stripping sunken ships, salvors of the "Evangelista" in the Bahamas restored the frigate's cannon for the pleasure of sightseeing divers

By Bill Pearsall

Pro Basketball

Finding a home with the Braves

In a very good crop of NBA rookies, Buffalo's Dantley may just be the best

By John Papanek

Soccer

Mmm, love that détente

When Leningrad Zenit came to Tampa, the Rowdies improved foreign relations

By J. D. Reed

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 28-March 6

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Jack Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD