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September 26, 1977 Table Of Contents

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As I Did It

THIS HURLER'S CAREER ENDED WHEN HE LEFT HIS FASTBALL IN SAN FRANCISCO

By Larry Colton

Booktalk

THE BEST AND WORST OF BASEBALL BY A SPORTSWRITER WHO HAS SEEN IT ALL

By Jonathan Yardley

Cowboys

ROGER, OVER AND IN

After Dallas and Minnesota fumbled and bumbled for 60 minutes in the NFL's first big game, Roger Staubach took charge in overtime, leading the Cowboys to a 16-10 victory

By Dan Jenkins

FIRST AND FOREMOST FOR NOW

By Joe Marshall

Hit Parade

MARCH OF THE HIT PARADERS

Seven champions kept their crowns in a bang-up week, proving only that boxing's biggest problem may be a short supply of worthy contenders

By Pat Putnam

Cup Of Tea

A CUP OF TEA FOR COURAGEOUS

When Ted Turner took his swift 12-meter to sea to defend the Mug, the world's oldest sporting trophy, he found beating the Aussies was a piece of cake

By Coles Phinizy

Dodger Fans

THEY'RE BEGINNING TO SOUND LIKE A BROKEN RECORD

With each immense roaring crowd, Los Angeles is drawing closer to three million in attendance, smashing its own major league mark

By Ron Fimrite

Bruce Jenner

Back to Bruce in a Moment. First This Commercial

Show an advertising man a dashing Olympic champion and he'll show you a man to be packaged, marketed and run up the flagpole. That's why Jenner's future is every bit as shiny as his decathlon gold medal

By Barry McDermott

College Football

An end to the bickering

They had been arguing about their phantom rivalry for 42 years, but when Iowa and Iowa State finally met again on a gridiron only State came away feeling upset

By Walter Bingham

THE WEEK

By Ron Reid

Baseball

Now there is one, maybe

As the Red Sox hit futile flies and the Orioles got into a temper over a tarpaulin that cost them a game, the Yankees widened their American League East lead

By Peter Gammons

THE WEEK (Sept. 11-17)

By Herman Weiskopf

Swimming

She double-crossed the Channel

Canadian Cindy Nicholas, swimming the English Channel for the fourth and fifth times, has smashed the record for a two-way crossing by a whopping 10 hours

By Bruce Newman

Horse Racing

Here's mud in your eye!

With his fourth victory in as many years in the Woodward Stakes, Forego was once more the toast of the turf, silencing those who claimed he was all washed up

By William Leggett

The Great Gunther

The Greatest Showman on Earth

He is Gunther Gebel-Williams, the star of the circus, a lion tamer who does not tame lions, a man so brave he put both his wives in the same act

By Gurry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 12-18

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 H. Boyle

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