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May 1, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

DO A TACO HUT AND LAUNDRY MONEY COMPENSATE FOR A BATTERED BODY?

By Jonathan Yardley

Gary Player

NO SUCH WORD AS CAN'T

When Gary Player won his third straight tournament, it was a triumph for strict dieting and firm purpose. Also a new putting stroke

By Barry McDermott

DOWN GOES BIG BILL, UP GO THE SONICS

With Bill Walton hurting—and then out of it entirely—Portland fell dangerously behind in its NBA playoff battle against Seattle

By Curry Kirkpatrick

KEEPING SUPER SABRE UNDER RAPS

Buffalo's Gilbert Perreault is used to being rocked and rolled, but his Stanley Cup encounters with Philadelphia turned up new obstacles and intensified his rivalry with Rick MacLeish, whose assignment was to cool him

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Mikey And Me

MIKEY AND ME

The overlooked holder of the indoor and outdoor pole vaulting records is doing a slow burn because humans like Mike Tully are getting all the acclaim

By A. M. F. Pacer III

Rags And Riches

RAGS SAYS HIS SYSTEM FIGURES TO BRING RICHES

What's a nice Harvard boy doing in a cramped Greenwich Village office with all that info on the horses?

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Times Square Gym

NEW HOPE ON THE STREET OF DREAMS

It's too early to call it a big success, but the Times Square Gym sure beats anything else playing on 42nd Street

By Bruce Newman

Baseball

Red as in dead? Not again

In '77 the Dodgers had the National League West wrapped up by mid-May. But by winning two of three last week in L.A., the Reds showed they plan no '78 el foldo

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (April 16-22)

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

Got the dark horse right here

For tall odds on a small horse in the Kentucky Derby, try Esops Foibles

By William Leggett

Boxing

Add this new Page to the Ali book

He won the AAU title with a borrowed style, and now Greg says he, too, is the greatest

By Douglas S. Looney

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 17-23

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 Walter Bingham

CREDITS

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