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July 25, 1977 Table Of Contents

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Chicago

CHI, OH MY!

The toddlin' town is going bananas over baseball even though, except for imported sluggers Richie Zisk and Bobby Murcer, the rosters of the White Sox and the Cubs consist of "Who are these guys?" The reason is, those perennial Chicago losers have been holding down first place in their respective divisions, and Chicagoans are daring to dream of an intracity World Series in October. If it happens, Harry Caray will be there to describe it, but it might be too cold for any outdoor showers

By Peter Gammons

STEM TURN THROUGH THE TULIPS

Who needs snow? Not these sports, who have discovered skiing on grass

By Dan Levin

Zing

ZING GO THE STRINGS OF OUR HEARTS

Not to mention the Nets and Apples. The courts in World Team Tennis are patchwork and so are other things, but no matter. Boasting Wimbledon champs, Russians and upbeat bosses, the league has made it to the ripe age of four

By Joe Jares

Dobler

'I'LL DO ANYTHING I CAN GET AWAY WITH'

What's a little holding or eye gouging or biting among NFL players? For St. Louis' controversial Guard Conrad Dobler, 'anything' on a football field seems to be everything short of neutron warfare

By Daphne Hurford

Baseball

Beat feet but eyes right

Ken Singleton has led the Orioles to the top with a quick bat that more than compensates for his slow locomotion

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (July 10-16)

By Jim Kaplan

Golf

Let's hear it for Croatia

The Publinx champion was doing more than just winning the title, said his father

By John Papanek

Track & Field

Just an old-fashioned lad

When 18-year-old Vladimir Yashchenko used a straddle jump to break Dwight Stones' world record, he also injected new life into what had been a dead issue

By Marsh Clark

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 11-17

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Douglas S. Looney

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