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Booktalk

MEET THE HALLOWED FOUR, THE DEADLY DOZEN AND THE RAT-FACED McDOUGALL

By Ron Rau

Young Bucks

BRASH YOUNG BUCKS

Rookie Marques Johnson (below) did everything, including faking the Suns out of their socks, as he led youthful Milwaukee to a stunning first-round upset

By John Papanek

EVEN FOR A COLOSSUS, IT AIN'T THAT EASY

The Roughnecks came to New Jersey a bit awed, but they gave the Cosmos a rugged battle and gave heart to the rest of the league

By Clive Gammon

THE BROTHERS RAISED A JOYFUL RUCKUS

Putting a stranglehold on AAU wrestling championships is one of the good works John and Ben Peterson happily perform for the Lord

By Bruce Newman

Tweety

ROAR? NO, THE TIGERS GO 'TWEETY!'

That's what the Bird's teammates chirp when his fastball is humming, but Mark Fidrych is not the only Tiger who has hit some high notes. Supposedly a team of the future, Detroit has been playing as if its time has come

By Larry Keith

TV/Radio

A CHEERLEADING BOOM-BAH

By Frank Deford

Baseball

Fleetest of the Royal fleet

If rookie Willie Wilson hits only .230, Kansas City thinks he'll steal 70 bases

By Douglas S. Looney

THE WEEK (April 9-15)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

Octopuses were flying

While fans celebrated Detroit's return to the Stanley Cup by tossing cephalopods and other goodies on the ice, the Red Wings beat Atlanta in the miniseries

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Golf

Watch out—or else

In an attempt to speed up play, the PGA tour will clock Its members and hit laggards with fines and suspensions

By Dan Jenkins

Olympics

High-level negotiations pay off

An agreement made in midair was what it took to save Los Angeles' bid to host the 1984 Games and keep Lord Killanin of the IOC from reading the riot act

By Sarah Pileggi

Kentucky

FORTY MINUTES TO GLORY

This championship season turned out to be something special for a Kentucky team that knew good times and bad, while Coach Joe B. Hall chased a legend

By Barry McDermott

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 10-16

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

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD