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THE EFFECTS OF WATER POLLUTION ARE WORSE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

By Robert H. Boyle

National League

TWO SMASHUPS AND A SLIPUP

By Ron Fimrite

American League

TWO LONG CLOUTS AND A ROUT

By Larry Keith

WHOOPING IT UP IN WASHINGTON

Supposedly in the midst of a rebuilding year, the Redskins are undefeated and uninhibited under Coach Jack Pardee

By Dan Jenkins

Oklahoma-Texas

OKLAHOMA IS FILLED TO OVERFLOWING

The Sooners guessed they were good before meeting Texas, but found that their cup runneth—and passeth—over in a 31-10 win

By Douglas S. Looney

Pro Basketball 1978-79

HEAVENS, WHAT A YEAR AHEAD!

Bill Walton is a man without a team; Rick Barry and Marvin Webster jumped clubs and the Bullets jumped divisions; now three refs will keep everyone jumping

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE BIG E WANTS AN MVP

Washington Forward Elvin Hayes has his records and, at long last, an NBA title. Now he'd like a little respect

By John Papanek

Atlantic Division

Central Division

Midwest Division

Pacific Division

TV/Radio

SLAM-DUNKED BY THE RATINGS

By William Leggett

College Football

Ah! Those punts hit the spot

A bare foot and a bowling technique help Jim Miller pin down Ole Miss' rivals

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Tennis

It was U.S., ja, Sweden, nej

On its way to the final round of the Davis Cup, the U.S. lost twice to Borg in Göteborg, but won the match, 3-2

By Clive Gammon

Boxing

But Cuba, si, U.S., no

With Olympic heavyweight champion Teofilo Stevenson stopping Jimmy Clark, the Cuban national team walloped the U.S. 8-3 at Madison Square Garden

By Pat Putnam

Weight Lifting

Russia keeps coming on strong

To the surprise of no one, the U.S.S.R. team won the world championships in Gettysburg, helped by David Rigert, who has been overshadowed by the great Vasily Alexeyev

By Bruce Newman

Lewis

A Legend Searching for His Past

Raymond Lewis was considered the greatest basketball talent in L.A., but he's still waiting to play in his first NBA game

By Barry McDermott

As I Saw It

THE KINGDOME WAS A CLIP JOINT WHEN THE PAPER AIRPLANES WERE LAUNCHED

By Jeannette Bruce

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 2-8

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 Sarah Pileggi

SERVING UP TWO OVER EASY

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD