Publish date:

November 6, 1978 Table Of Contents

Author:
70806 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Booktalk

THE COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCANDAL IS DISSECTED IN THIS DEFINITIVE STUDY

By Jonathan Yardley

Viewpoint

RACQUETBALL, AN EXCITING GAME FOR PLAYERS, LEAVES SPECTATORS COLD

By Jim Kaplan

Pete Rose

ROSE MIGHT NOT BE RED ANYMORE

Pete Rose wants to be baseball's best-paid player. His once—and perhaps future—employers in Cincinnati demur, so Pete, now a free agent, has named eight teams he'd like to join. There may be surprisingly few big bidders

By E. M. Swift

Larry Holmes

DON'T HATE 'EM JUST HIT 'EM

He battled his way out of obscurity, and now Larry Holmes finds his life far more meaningful than it is mean

By Pat Putnam

Fitz Dixon

THAT FITZ, HE'S A HONEY

Honey as in money, with which Fitz Dixon, owner of the 76ers, is lavishly supplied. He bought that sculpture—now if only his players could love one another...

By Douglas S. Looney

College Football

The Dawgs simply refuse to dog it

Georgia players admit that the squad is not long on talent or experience, but they can prove they're not quitters

By Ron Reid

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Volleyball

A grueling trip out of nowhere

The U.S. women used to be patsies but Patty, Flo and Debbie are changing that

By Joe Jares

Pro Football

Give him an A for effort

NFL defector Terry Metcalf has hardly dazzled them in Toronto the way he did in St. Louis, but it's not all his fault

By Ron Reid

Boating

A gang of hull-raisers

The Hobie Cat world championship started with 248 sailors, but when the Texas Gulf winds began howling, a South African dad and son were the coolest cats of all

By Sam Moses

Pro Basketball

Hey look, Ma, no hands!

With a third official on the floor, the NBA is using a tough new interpretation of its old rule on contact. There is some dissatisfaction, but the early results look good

By John Papanek

Horse Racing

He's got the horse right here

Bud Delp figures he has the favorite for the Kentucky Derby in Spectacular Bid, an impressive winner at Laurel

By Douglas S. Looney

Yarborough

Nice Meetin' Ya, The Name's Cale

Having just won an unprecedented third straight stock-car title, Cale Yarborough of South Carolina has some notions of a first governorship

By Sam Moses

As I Did It

WHAT DOES A WRESTLER DO FOR HIS NOSEBLEEDS? WHAT POPEYE WOULD

By Terry Davis

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 23-29

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

STARR HAS A NEW BUNCH OF STARS

They're Whitehurst and Middleton and Johnson and Gofourth, and they may have brought Bart's Packers back

By Dan Jenkins

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD