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They Ruined the Bruins 24
Blunting every tactic attempted by Boston, Guy Lafleur and the Montreal Canadiens swept to a second straight Stanley Cup
by Peter Gammons

An Unmoveable Mountain 28
Bill Walton stood tall and his Portland teammates ran rings around L.A. as the Trail Blazers drubbed the Lakers in four games
by Curry Kirkpatrick

Teaching a Lesson in Timing 30
Others had exceeded 200 mph in practice, but ex-school principal Tom Sneva was the only driver to do it at Indy qualifying
by Sam Moses

A Night for Stars 32
The Jamaican Invitational had sparkling comebacks, coming-outs and a 100-meter field that eclipsed the one at Montreal
by Kenny Moore

Winging It on the Way Down 36
Instead of just slowing a jumper's plummet, a new rectangular parachute allows him to fly as he drifts back to earth

Glory Be to Man for Dappled Things 40
The splendidly stippled brook trout was made by God, but Bill Flick has created a hybrid that lives longer and grows bigger
by Mason Smith

Inner Life of a Wealthy Warrior 54
Behind the guise of Boston Brahmin gentility lurks the real Peter Fuller, a wade-in brawler who yearns for combat
by Melvin Maddocks

School of Soft Knocks 100
Overlooking Malibu sits Pepperdine University, whose critics fear that it may also be overlooking study for sport
by Rick Telander

The Departments

Scorecard 19
TV/Radio 62
Baseball's Week 67
Tennis 78
Horse Racing 84
Volleyball 88
Track & Field 92
Boxing 96
For the Record 123
19th Hole 124

Credits on page 123

Cover photograph by Hank deLespinasse

Next Week

A black eye or the black-eyed Susans—Seattle Slew will get one or the other in the Preakness. Bill Leggett reports from Pimlico on how the undefeated colt fares as he goes after the second leg of the Triple Crown.

Running into the sky is what Dwight Stones, the world-record holder in the high jump, calls his specialty. The Mouth with Legs is what a lot of people call Stones. Frank Deford listens and draws his own conclusions.