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Booktalk

A FOOTBALL NOVEL THAT IS STRONG ON THE FIELD BUT WEAK ON THE SIDELINES

By Jonathan Yardley

Footloose

FOR 91 YEARS THE FOXBURG COUNTRY CLUB HAS BEEN A GEM IN THE ROUGH

By Robert W. Peterson

30-95

30-95, AND JUST LOOK WHO'S ALIVE

The NCAA recruiting rule designed to diminish football dynasties went into full effect this season, and former have-nots like Southern Methodist have proved that the old order is coming on to some tough times

By Douglas S. Looney

A FRESHMAN HOOKS THE HOGS

By Jim Kaplan

Bucks Flambé

BIG BUCKS FLAMBÉ

Golf war flamed up on both sides of the Channel last week, with money the ammunition and a handful of U.S. players the big winners

By Dan Jenkins

Roller Skating

FANCY FIGURES DOWN AT THE RINK

Plush facilities are in and the Roller Derby image is out as millions of Americans give roller skating a giant new push

By Julia Lamb

College Football

The Navy's destroyers

Though the Midshipmen have no dreadnoughts, they are tops in the defense department. They have some guns on offense, too, as witness their 6-0 record

By Pat Putnam

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Chess

The clock ran out on Viktor

It was mystics vs. realpolitik plus a race against time as Korchnoi's bid failed

By Spencer Reiss

Baseball

The Yankee D boys did double duty

Bucky Dent and Brian Doyle were in the lineup for their gloves, but New York won the Series because of their bats

By Ron Fimrite

Pro Basketball

The tallest question mark in L.A.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has seemed somewhat subdued since his fight with Kent Benson a year ago, but the five-time MVP says he isn't about to give up on the game

By John Papanek

NorthWestern

WAA-MU! WAA-WHO?

It's in the Big Ten, Ara coached there, Otto Graham was an All-America, yet Northwestern football is feeble, compared to the school's powerful drama department. But NU likes it that way—the gibes at the annual "Waa-Mu" show are affectionate

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 16-22

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

THREE CHEERS FOR THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

The Patriots gave all New England something to shout about as they took over the top spot in the AFC East by mauling the Dolphins

By Joe Marshall

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