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January 30, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

A REISSUE OF A 1927 AUTOBIOGRAPHY MAKES JACK JOHNSON THE GREATEST

By Bob Ottum

A Solid Right

A SOLID RIGHT TO THE TITLE

Switching from slugger to strategist, Duran softened and then stiffened DeJesus to seize sole possession of the lightweight championship

By Pat Putnam

LET'S START THE MUSIC

The game in the NFL these days is musical coaches—or who'll replace Jack who may succeed George who possibly will follow Chuck?

By Joe Marshall

...AND THE ROOF CAME TUMBLING DOWN

Several ice and snow storms led to the collapse at the Hartford Civic Center Coliseum, forcing New England of the WHA to find a new home for 18 months

By Bruce Newman

Sunkist Invitational

VISITORS RUN OFF WITH THE SHOW

A West German doctor, with his family in tow, and a Tanzanian language teacher made themselves at home in Los Angeles, repaying their host with stirring wins in the mile and two-mile at the Sunkist Invitational

By Joe Jares

SNOW NEARLY STOPPED THE SHOW IN PHILLY

By Anita Verschoth

COME IN, THE NOISE IS FRIGHTFUL

Winter does not stop racing in Indiana, where drivers in diminutive cars go indoors to thunder after checkered flags

Quaking Aspen

A FIRM STAND FOR THE QUAKING ASPEN

Gordon Gullion, a wildlife ecologist, staunchly believes the lowly aspen is the salvation of the ruffed grouse

By Robert F. Jones

College Basketball

New coach, same old success

Under Hank Raymonds, it has been winning—14-1—as usual at Marquette

By Peter Gammons

THE WEEK (Jan. 16-22)

By Bruce Newman

Chess

They couldn't zap the Viktor

Korchnoi came out of his match with Spassky smiling and ready for world champion Karpov, but in Belgrade he was grimly convinced that the Soviet KGB was bombarding him with rays

By Doyle McManus

Pro Basketball

A mile high but hip deep in trouble

Denver is off to its usual fast start, but once more it may not be able to go the distance. Star Guard Brian Taylor has walked off in a huff over money and outstanding defensive Forward Bobby Jones is hurting in a dozen ways

By John Papanek

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 16-22

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Jack Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Douglas S. Looney

CREDITS

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