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April 4, 1977 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

AN OLD-STYLE SMITHY GETS ALL FIRED UP MAKING COSTLY DAMASCUS BLADES

By Bruce Newman

NCAA

AL, YOU WENT OUT IN STYLE

Coaching his final game after 13 years at Marquette, Al McGuire was given a royal sendoff—a victory over North Carolina and with it the NCAA championship

By Barry McDermott

EXTRA! CHRISSIE LOSES FIRST SET!

Despite an uncharacteristic start in the title match, the golden girl of tennis reemphasized her overwhelming supremacy by overcoming Sue Barker of Devonshire and taking home the Virginia Slims Silver Ginny for the fourth time

By Joe Jares

BOTTOM WAS ON TOP IN VERY FAST COMPANY

USC's Joe Bottom broke two venerable swimming records at the NCAA championships as his share of a spree in which marks were set in every event

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Bound For Glory

BOUND FOR GLORY AND A WREATH OF ROSES

With a mighty swoosh, the Derby favorite, Seattle Slew, pulled far away from his foes in the Flamingo and put himself in the exalted class of Secretariat

By William Leggett

The Masters

NONE OF THEM WILL WIN THE MASTERS

The young and unheralded have made off with the lion's share of prizes on the winter tour but now they face the subtlety and mystery of Augusta

By Dan Jenkins

Kanter

BOXING FITS THIS OLD BOY LIKE A GLOVE

Brussels-bred, Harrow-schooled and Paris-garbed, George Kanter is the U.S. fight game's hot line to Europe—a man of charm who has seen the sport prosper, wither and bloom again

By Dan Levin

Golf

Blue skies may mean brown links

Northern California's extended drought could produce one big unplayable lie

By Sarah Pileggi

College Hockey

Revelry in the morgue

The joint jumped when fanatical, beanied Badger-niks replaced funereal Red Wing followers in the Detroit Olympia—and Wisconsin won two thrillers in overtime

By Peter Gammons

Pro Basketball

A toddling team on a rampage

The Bulls are making a late charge to the playoffs and Chicago's in an uproar

By John Papanek

Danny Kaye

A LOT OF PERSON

As a mime, Danny Kaye has been a man of a million faces. In real life, he has excelled as a symphony conductor, golfer, pilot, chef and medicine man. Now he owns a baseball team

By Ron Fimrite

As I Saw It

AS THE CARDS' BAT BOY FOR A DAY, AUTHOR GOT A BROKEN BAT AND HEART

By Jack Cavanaugh

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 21-27

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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