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June 12, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

BILLIE JEAN KING LOBS SOME COGENT ADVICE AT THE PUSHY 'TENNIS PARENT'

By Jonathan Yardley

Cup Stars

SKY HIGH OVER THE WORLD CUP

Playoffs

DOWN TO ONE LAST COLLISION

The Bullets blew out the Sonics in Game 6 and the whole NBA playoff show headed west one more time

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Red Baron

GOODBY TO A RED BARON

His F-104 was a junkyard jet, but after he set the speed mark, the only way to go was up

By Coles Phinizy

Ken Norton

THE BUGLE CALL CHAMPION

Ken Norton began boxing as a Marine because he hated to get up for reveille. This week he defends his title

By Pat Putnam

TV/Radio

BETWEEN THE CLACKS, THE FACTS

By William Leggett

Funseth

LOOK FOR THE MAN EARLY, NOT LATE

Rod Funseth is always showing up on leader boards at important events. The problem is that he never stays

By Walter Bingham

Baseball

Clyde's off the schneid

He had not won a major league game in four seasons, but when erstwhile Ranger phenom David Clyde moved to Cleveland, he changed his delivery and his luck

By E.M. Swift

THE WEEK (May 28-June 3)

By Herman Weiskopf

Motor Sports

It's been a hard trip

After 10 lean years, NASCAR driver Dave Marcis has a shot at the title

By Sam Moses

Horse Racing

Why isn't this man smiling?

Trainer Laz Barrera has a pair of aces in Affirmed and Steve Cauthen, but the pressure of completing a Triple Crown sweep in the Belmont is getting to his ulcer

By William Leggett

Boating

The hammer nails the Nantahala

Eric (Hammer) Evans was a legend in kayaking several slalom titles ago. Now he has won his ninth championship

By Dan Levin

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 29-June 4

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Kelso F. Sutton

SCORECARD

Edited by Bruce Newman

CREDITS

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