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Booktalk

'OH, GIVE ME THAT OLD SOFT SHOE!' RINGS THE CRY FROM COAST TO COAST

By Julie Lamb

The Fight

One More Time To The Top

Circling around a confused Leon Spinks, old master Ali jabbed a bit, grabbed a bit and won the world title all over again in their Battle of New Orleans

By Pat Putnam

BLOOD, SWEAT AND CHEERS

By Bruce Newman

IT'S SLEW, THAT'S WHO

In the showdown at Belmont between Triple Crown winners, Seattle Slew answered his critics with a wire-to-wire victory over Affirmed

By William Leggett

Dear Billy

SEEING AIN'T BELIEVING

The Yankee players continued to amaze even themselves as their record surge carried them past the Red Sox and into first place

By Larry Keith

Penn State

PENN STATE STATES ITS CASE

The Lions have never been selected No. 1. Not once. They mean to change that, as Ohio State just found out

By John Underwood

Baseball

A hard catcher to nab

John Stearns of the Mets is plenty rugged behind the plate, but he is even tougher on the base paths, where he has set a National League "record," stealing 24 times

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (Sept. 10-16)

Tennis

Pay dirt for the U.S. at last

After four lean years on Latin clay, the American Davis Cuppers won in Chile

By Frank Deford

College Football

For him, it's better to receive

But Joe Senser gives, too, thrilling the West Chester fans with his catches

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Pro Football

They jetted back to earth

Off to their best start of the '70s and dreaming of a return to their glory days, the rebuilding New York Jets were rudely shot down by Seattle Quarterback Jim Zorn

By Joe Marshall

Equestrian Events

Jumping to a thrilling conclusion

With royalty on the sidelines, Canada took the team gold away from the U.S. last week in the first World Eventing Championships held outside of Europe

By Virginia Kraft

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 11-17

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 Robert H. Boyle

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