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May 30, 1977 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

THE ART OF RETURNING BACKHANDED COMPLIMENTS AND OTHER TENNIS TIPS

By John Papanek

Shopwalk

WHEN LOOKING AT GIFT HORSES, KEEP THE EXPENSE OF UPKEEP UPPERMOST

By Kathy Blumenstock

Pirates

IT'S HARD TO PASS THE BUCS

That's what teams in the tight National League East race are finding out about the new, faster and feistier Pirates

By Walter Bingham

CUBS JOIN THE CLUB—MAYBE

By Peter Gammons

NOW THERE'S JUST ONE MORE DANCE TO GO

Seattle Slew waltzed off with the Preakness and only needs to lead his rivals a merry chase in the Belmont to become the first undefeated Triple Crown winner

By William Leggett

SUDDENLY MARIO IS THE MAGICIAN AGAIN

In the past seven weeks Mario Andretti not only became the first man to break 200 at Indy, but he also won two Formula I races

By Sam Moses

Kind Invitation

ACCEPTING WITH PLEASURE HIS KIND INVITATION

Never mind that the host with the most had his eye on the jackpot, there were few regrets when Nicklaus asked his fellow pros over for a game on his superb village green

By Dan Jenkins

All Aboard The Tunnel Express

Get it exactly right and there is a moment when everything around you is water, as though you had just jumped into life's great spin-dry cycle. And for surfers like the one at right and on the next pages, the tube can be a dream come true

By Sam Moses

Blue Skies

NOTHING BUT BLUE SKIES DOES WOOSNAM SEE

The commissioner of the North American Soccer League is a Welshman with the tongue of a spellbinder, Micawber's optimism and a bulldog's persistence

By Clive Gammon

Movies

ALI'S FLICK NO CLICK—FEW FACTS, MUCH CLACK

By Frank Deford

Baseball

He's a one-man Hurricane

Under its archpromoter Ron Fraser, Miami has stormed the college game

By John Underwood

THE WEEK (May 15-21)

By Larry Keith

Tennis

Georgia's on his mind

Dan Magill does not claim he runs the University of Georgia without assistance. Others suggest this, and may be forgiven for the well-intentioned exaggeration

By Kent Hannon

Rowing

A crew of husky Huskies

After Harvard avenged its lone defeat, trouncing Penn in the East, the Pac-8 inaugurated a regatta in which burly Washington clobbered Oregon State

By Dan Levin

Cards

An amateur is burned at high stakes

Cadillac Jack Grimm regularly pursues lost causes. His latest was trying to beat the pros at the Poker World Series

By Edwin Shrake

The Mouth

the mouth that soars

Often unthinking when he speaks, world-record holder Dwight Stones is transformed into a logic machine whenever he attacks the high-jump bar

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 16-22

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Ron Reid

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