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May 29, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

THERE'S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A DEER, AND MANIFOLD WAYS TO COOK IT

By John O'Dell

Upset

AIMING TO SET UP AN UPSET

Roaring back from a two-game deficit, the scrappy Boston Bruins whipped the lordly Montreal Canadiens twice and threatened to turn the Stanley Cup series upside down

By Mark Mulvoy

A FIRM BID FOR THE TRIPLE CROWN

Kentucky Derby winner Affirmed got the challenge he expected from Alydar in the Preakness, but he was more than up to it. Now only the Belmont is left in his quest for U.S. racing's greatest—and its most elusive—prize

By William Leggett

THESE GIANTS ARE JOLLY BLUE

It has been veni, vidi, vici for Vida in San Francisco's stunning ascent in the National West

By Larry Keith

Early Speed

SHOWING EARLY SPEED AT INDIANAPOLIS

Until this year no one had ever averaged 200 mph in qualifying for the Indy 500. Now all three cars on the front row have—plus A. J. Foyt

By Sam Moses

Part 2 Kenya Game

NORTH TO NAIBOR KEJU

Continuing his gunless safari, the author encounters a 12-year-old poacher, visits with Joy Adamson and is nearly trampled by a herd of elephants

By Robert F. Jones

Leavitt

HE'S VERY HIGH ON HIS HORSES

From his 40th-floor office-apartment prickly Alan Leavitt pieces together the biggest deals in harness racing

By Douglas S. Looney

Baseball

Back on the comeback trail again

Fergie Jenkins was considered washed up, but now he's cleaning up in Texas

By E. M. Swift

THE WEEK (May 14-20)

By Herman Weiskopf

Golf

Simons says: play faster

And hurry up Jim did, to clinch Nicklaus' Memorial with a hairy putt on the last hole. What the tournament needs now is parking lots that will not turn into gumbo

By Dan Jenkins

Pro Basketball

So what's the Motta?

Nothing. The Bullets' coach is—for him—serene as the NBA finals open

By John Papanek

Rowing

The Huskies—and pick one

Coast-to-coast action established that Washington was No. 1 in the West and in the nation, with the East a shambles. The Elis beat Harvard but lost to Dartmouth

By Dan Levin

Tennis

Rocket with a racket

An All-America in basketball and tennis, John Lucas is now both NBA and WTT

By Melissa Ludtke

Vilas

GUILLERMO VILAS

Introspective, articulate, exceedingly sensitive, Guillermo Vilas of Argentina is a world apart from compeers Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 15-21

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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