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Booktalk

HOOKING COOKS ON EVERYTHING FROM THE SEA ROBIN TO BOILED PERIWINKLES

By Robert H. Boyle

Viewpoint

AN OUTDOOR MAGAZINE WITH A MINIMUM OF ME-AND-JOE-WENT-HUNTING TALES

By Ron Rau

NBA Playoffs

THE BULLETS ARE FLYING

Washington upset the Spurs, then got a surprising edge on the 76ers. In the West, Denver could not buck Milwaukee

By Curry Kirkpatrick

A ROCKY TIME FOR DENVER

By John Papanek

PLUNGING RIGHT AHEAD

American divers demonstrated they were as strong as ever with impressive performances in a pair of big international meets

By Bruce Newman

A LIVING LEGEND LIVES UP TO HIS NAME

Sam Snead and money have been close friends for many years, and he wasn't about to let the $400,000 Legends of Golf title get away

By Dan Jenkins

IT'S THE ROSIEST DERBY IN YEARS

With favored Alydar and Affirmed resuming their redoubtable rivalry and unbeaten Sensitive Prince a figurative if not literal dark horse, the 104th running of the Kentucky Derby could blossom into a beauty

By William Leggett

ROSES, JULEPS AND EQUINE HEAVENS

Race Walker

GOING THROUGH LIFE AT A WALK

Race walker Ron Laird has no regular job and no address—only plans to be a U.S. Olympian for the fifth time

By Barry McDermott

Disaster

COURTING DISASTER

The perils of rural tennis include bulls that horn in on your matches and snakes that steal tennis balls

By J.D. Reed

TV/Radio

ABC HAS REACHED NEW HEIGHTS

By Sam Moses

Baseball

They're alone at the top

Rejected by other teams and their own fans, the young A's are surprise winners

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (April 23-29)

By Herman Weiskopf

Bridge

Going down the old tube—in spades

This wasn't a commuters' game on the Long Island Rail Road. This was big time on the big eye. And this was disaster

By Walter Bingham

Boxing

Punch now, bat later

He'd sooner play shortstop, but Duran saves his hands for slugging opponents

By Pat Putnam

Rodeo

Won in straight upsets

Perhaps unhinged by the largest purses in the sport, favorites in all events came up losers in the Copenhagen/Skoal rodeo at Fort Worth

By Douglas S. Looney

Track & Field

They're relay great

Led by Mark Belger, Villanova won five out of five races at the Penn Relays

By Ron Reid

Hockey

Battered into submission

Toronto's plan was to win by bullying, and when the Islanders failed to fight back, they dropped a shocking series

By Mark Mulvoy

Yesterday

A BROKE SCOT HAS A HIGH OLD FLING GOLFING WITH AN AUTOCRATIC ARMOUR

By John Gonella

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 24-30

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Walter Bingham

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