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Footloose

TENNIWALL MAY SOUND TOO, TOO PITTY-PAT, BUT THE ANGLE GUYS PLAY IT BEST

By Jim Kaplan

The Masters

AND THEN THERE WAS ONE

And that was Gary Player, who won his third Masters by shooting a splendid final-round 64 and then watched as, one by one, his challengers came up short

By Dan Jenkins

THANK HEAVEN FOR LITTLE GIRLS

Fifteen-year-old Tracy Caulkins set five U.S. records and along with the rest of the gang sent East Germany a message

By J. D. Reed

NBA Playoffs

WHY IS THIS MAN EATING POPCORN?

Bill Walton is stuffing junk food up in the stands because he's been hurting and so have some of his Portland teammates. Thereby could hang the NBA playoff tale. Of the possible beneficiaries, watch Phoenix

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Calumet

THE DERBY IS OLD HAT AT CALUMET

But this year's race could be the topper for the Markeys, the owners, although they won't be there

By William Leggett

Willie McCovey

THE CABLE CARS, THE FOG—AND WILLIE

In an era when players rarely evoke affection, San Francisco's Willie McCovey has become a civic monument. Indeed, in his 40th year, he has taken on a glowing patina

By Ron Fimrite

Hockey Specialists

SHADOWERS, SNIPERS AND SUPERPESTS

Hockey's specialists, self-made men who harass the stars, strafe the net and bedevil goalies, loom large in the Stanley Cup. Montreal is extra special

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Baseball

Mickey's new waist pitch

Bulgier than ever, Mickey Lolich returned from retirement and won the opener for the Padres

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (April 5-8)

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

A runner for the roses

Allen Jerkens may have a sleeper in unbeaten Sensitive Prince, the speed horse whose Derby-winning daddy also supposedly was unable to go the distance

By Douglas S. Looney

Boxing

A sinister reputation

Lefthander Marvin Hagler puts fighters into hospitals and managers into shock

By Pat Putnam

Soccer

Getting up for the Cup

Brazil undressed West Germany in what might have been a World Cup rehearsal

By Clive Gammon

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 3-9

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 John Papanek

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