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Booktalk

THE CHRONICLER OF THE SUMMER GAME PROVIDES US WITH FIVE MORE SEASONS

By Robert W. Creamer

Slew Flew

HE FLEW FOR THE CREW

Seattle Slew, owned by a former airline stewardess and cheered on by a host of her friends, took the Kentucky Derby to remain undefeated and a first-class Triple Crown prospect

By William Leggett

AFTER THE LAST MINT JULEP, SOME SOBERING FACTS

By Demmie Stathoplos

Away With Cey

IN L.A. IT'S UP, UP AND AWAY WITH CEY

Led by a Penguin who has taken flight with 11 home runs and 37 RBIs, the Dodgers have soared to an unprecedented lead

By Larry Keith

THE FASTEST START OF THEM ALL

By Walter Bingham

Indy 500

COUNTDOWN TO A POT OF GOLD

Baseball

Old uniforms, new Sox

Chicago is so short of cash that some players are wearing patched-up pants, but there may be profits ahead with new assets like Rightfielder Richie Zisk on hand

By Peter Gammons

THE WEEK (May 1-7)

By Jim Kaplan

Pro Football

This agent's no secret

Four of the first six selections in the NFL draft are clients of Mike Trope, who has made Ricky Bell a millionaire and now expects to do the same for Tony Dorsett

By Joe Marshall

Pro Basketball

The Sixers do the hustle

To win, Houston had to slow Philadelphia's attack to a waltz, but it was the 76ers who set the beat at the Spectrum, disco-dancing off with two quick victories.

By John Papanek

Rowing

Nash had his crew rambling

Penn's coach figured out exactly how to beat mighty Harvard by a few inches

By J. D. Reed

Hockey

He was a two-time loser

Gerry Cheevers had a terrible Saturday. His colt, Royal Ski, could not run in the Kentucky Derby, and his team, the Boston Bruins, was embarrassed by Montreal

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Raptors

Fighting beak and claw

Man used to look upon birds of prey as varmints. Now, with the very existence of some of these proud, beautiful creatures threatened, he is working hard, and with a glimmer of hope, to save them

By Donald Dale Jackson

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 2-8

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Ron Reid

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