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March 6, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Spurs

ICEMAN COMETH AND SCORETH

San Antonio's Spurs are burning up the NBA Central and the main reason is ultra-cool Guard George Gervin

By Curry Kirkpatrick

MONTREAL WAS HALE UNTIL HARDY

On any given Saturday night any given NHL team, even the lowly New York Rangers, can thrust a nerveless Swede into the nets for his first game and put an end to the Canadiens' record 28-game unbeaten string

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

He Sure Goes Like Sixty in the 60

Many stars faltered or failed to show up, but sprinter Houston McTear capped his phenomenal season by winning the 60-yard dash at the AAU Indoor Championships and setting his fourth world record in the last eight weeks

By Joe Marshall

Martina

THIS MARTINA TESTS 100 PROOF

Navratilova has been potent on the Slims tour, winning every tournament she has entered. Last week: Detroit

By Sarah Pileggi

GETTING BACK TO WORK

By Walter Bingham

Spring Training

SPRING, THE WAY IT WAS

'FLORIDA LIKE YOU WANT IT TO BE'

By Larry Keith

Movies

ANOTHER CASEY STRIKES OUT

By Frank Deford

College Basketball

Even the shirt off his back

Mychal Thompson, likely the pros' top selection, has given Minnesota his all

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK (Feb. 20-26)

By Mike DelNagro

Horse Racing

It's tough playing favorites

The road to Churchill Downs is wide open for a classy crop of 3-year-olds

By William Leggett

College Hockey

There's no stopping these locals

Boston University's city kids have led the top-ranked Terriers to a 23-1 record

By Peter Gammons

Boating

Now the Nassau Triangle

How can a boat that doesn't race beat one that does? How can a boat sail into oblivion? Welcome aboard, you are about to be initiated into the puzzling SORC

By Coles Phinizy

Stone Walls

STONE WALLS, STOUT HEARTS

People who stare too long at sheer cliffs often talk of rock climbing as a controlled and cerebral sport. Just ask them about sewing-machine knee

By Sam Moses

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 20-26

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 Robert H. Boyle

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