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November 21, 1977 Table Of Contents

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As I See It

SPORTS SLANG WAS ONCE VOTED DOWN, BUT THE BALLOTING WASN'T BINDING

By George Gipe

Shopwalk

THE NEW YEAR'S SPORTING CALENDARS RUN THE GAMUT FROM ARTFUL TO ZANY

By Jane Gilchrist

Sixers-Celtics

STORMS OVER THE ATLANTIC

The winds of discontent howled through Boston and Philadelphia, leaving the Sixers a new coach and the Celtics all shook up

By Curry Kirkpatrick

NARY A BOMB IN THE ROCKETS' RED GLARE

Brigham Young's explosive aerial attack fizzled as fireworks boomed to celebrate every Arizona State score in this WAC showdown

By Walter Bingham

JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED

Both Montreal and Philadelphia were mired in slumps when they arrived in New York to play the Islanders. The Canadiens departed with a victory, the Flyers left with a tie and the anemic Islanders nursed their wounds

By Peter Gammons

AFC Vs. NFC

VINCE, YOU WOULDN'T BELIEVE IT

Lombardi's Packers won the first two Super Bowl games, but things haven't been the same since. The upstart AFC has not only won six of the last seven, this season it leads the NFC 11-3 in interconference games

By Joe Marshall

Frederick

PLAINLY, JANE HAS A PENCHANT FOR THE PENTATHLON

Jane Frederick is No. 1 pentathlete in the U.S., but she wants to be first in the world—and to score 5,000 points

By Joe Marshall

TV/Radio

TRENCHANT WORDS FROM A TALKING HEAD

By William Leggett

College Football

Pags packs his bags

In his farewell performance for Yale, Tailback John Pagliaro was more than a match for Harvard's multiflex, leading the Elis to the Ivy League championship

By John Papanek

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Boating

Taking a thrashing—and giving one

Betty Cook, a 54-year-old grandmother, gunned her Scarab through tumultuous seas off Key West to win the world offshore powerboat championship by 16 miles

By Coles Phinizy

Skateboards

A thriller for the downhillers

Adding snaking turns to straightaways gave a hairy new twist to the sport

By Sam Moses

Hunting

Settling down in Texas

The McFaddin Ranch may not be the biggest spread around, but each year it finds room for 600,000 clamorous visitors—geese that drop in for the winter

By Virginia Kraft

Night Music

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

But it isn't a lullaby on New York's Upper West Side where Marty Reisman hustles all comers to the mesmeric plickety-plock-plick of Ping-Pong balls

By Ray Kennedy

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 7-13

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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