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Booktalk

A BARRAGE OF CLICHÉS SENDS 'THE WORLD SERIES' OFF TO THE SHOWERS

By Jonathan Yardley

Shopwalk

THE BICKERTON PORTABLE BIKE REALLY FOLDS UP WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

By Jeannette Bruce

Footloose

WHEN SUMMER ENDS, BLOCK ISLAND IS THE HAUNT OF LEGENDS AND SPIRITS

By Dan Levin

Yankees

RAPPED, NOT WRAPPED UP

By Larry Keith

IT WAS ALMOST ANOTHER MIRACLE

By Ron Fimrite

THE DOCTOR WAS 20-20 READING THE GREEN

As the World Series of Golf went out of focus for Hubert, a non-practicing optometrist saw his chance on the first sudden-death hole

By Dan Jenkins

Zebras

IT'S OPEN SEASON ON THE ZEBRAS

NFL officials have routinely botched up games this season with quick whistles and questionable calls, but Pete Rozelle insists that his men get them right 95% of the time. Tell that to Minnesota Coach Bud Grant

By William O. Johnson

Pheasants

THE DAKOTA GOODLANDS

All indications point to a banner year for pheasant shooting in South Dakota—the best season in 20 years

By Virginia Kraft

College Football

The Rattlers are rolling

Florida A&M may be its own worst enemy. The Fearless Fang Gang has the nation's longest winning streak, 15 games, but hope of getting recognition is growing dim

By Douglas S. Looney

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Jim Kaplan

College Athletics

It was a trial but worth it

The congressional investigation of the NCAA's enforcement practices, though flawed, may lead to needed changes

By John Underwood

Hockey

Oh, for the Orr of yore

In his latest comeback, Bobby Orr is again playing defense for the Chicago Black Hawks after taking a 20-month sabbatical to rest his surgery-ravaged left knee

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Yesterday

DESPITE THE LEGEND, ONLY THE BASES WERE LOADED IN THE 1926 SERIES WHEN "PETE" ALEXANDER AMBLED TO THE PITCHER'S MOUND

By Donald Honig

As I Did It

FOR A WALTER MITTY, FANTASY TURNED TO FACT ON A PADDLE TENNIS COURT

By Jim Kaplan

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 25-Oct. 1

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 Ray Kennedy

HOME FREE AT LAST

When the dust finally settled after New York's record comeback and a dramatic last charge by the Red Sox, the Yankees won the AL East in a gripping extra game

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