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October 17, 1977 Table Of Contents

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FANS IN HAWAII HIDE FROM THE BIG MOUTH WHO KNOWS WHAT THE SCORE IS

By Tom Horton

The Playoffs

A SERIES FULL OF FLIP-FLOPS

While the Dodgers knocked over the Phillies in four to win the National League title, New York and Kansas City seesawed in the A.L. playoffs, but the Yanks finally pulled it out

By Larry Keith

'A SCRIPT WRITTEN BY GOD'

By Ron Fimrite

DOWN AND OUT CAN BE UPSETTING

When its starting quarterback and his substitute hobbled off to the hospital, Texas was on its last legs, but they were the sturdy ones of Randy McEachern, who led the Horns to an upset of Oklahoma

By Douglas S. Looney

The 3-4

SAY HELLO TO THE FEARSOME THREESOME

Oakland won the Super Bowl with it, and two of the NFL's four undefeated teams use it. It's the 3-4 defense, and the only people who don't like it are the linemen

By Joe Marshall

Hockey 1977-78

HOCKEY 1977-78

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

NHL

The Montreal Canadiens still skate in a league of their own

By Peter Gammons

WHA

Quebec just hopes that it will have a league to play in

By Peter Gammons

Waltrip

IF YOU CAN'T PROVE IT YOU AIN'T IT

Stock-car driver Darrell Waltrip has never been shy about telling people how good he is, and now he has the superspeedway wins to back him up

By Sam Moses

Movies

IN ITS WAY A GREAT LEAP FORWARD

By Anita Verschoth

College Football

Alabama stole the show

Closing seconds. USC scores and needs a two-point conversion for the win. Everything is going according to a time-honored script, but the Trojan line blows it

By Joe Jares

Football

THE WEEK

By Ron Reid

Tennis

The hand that rocks the cradle

Also swings a racket, and Goolagong is busy getting herself back on the ball

By Barry McDermott

Pro Football

Detroit's new models

Horace King and Dexter Bussey, the Lions' mid-size running backs, are maneuverable in traffic and can leave defenders in the dust

By Ron Reid

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 3-9

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

CREDITS

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