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Shopwalk

FOR KIDS THE AIM OF THE GAME IS TO WALLOP ROCKY RACCOON IN THE NOODLE

By Barry McDermott

Nebraska

NEBRASKA WAS ON THE LOOSE

The Cornhuskers pounced on six fumbles by Oklahoma and the Sooners did not recover

By Douglas S. Looney

THESE RAMS DON'T GET NO RESPECT

They outdefensed Pittsburgh last week, and no NFL team has a better record than their 9-2, but the Rams still can't win for winning. So pretty soon Los Angeles will not have the Rams to kick around anymore

By Dan Jenkins

Rangers

A REVIVAL IS A SMASH OFF BROADWAY

Even through cracked glasses, new Coach Fred Shero likes what he has seen of his New York Rangers, the longtime failure symbols who suddenly are winning

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Bill Lee

GOING WITH THE WIND

Some say his boats can only go downhill, but Bill Lee, who holds the Transpac record, claims that ultralight is right in any direction

By Richard W. Johnston

Ron Boone

THE IRON MAN IN THE MASK

Ron Boone of the Los Angeles Lakers has had his share of injuries, like this broken nose, but he's about to set a record for consecutive games

By John Papanek

College Football

The talker of the town

Directing an upset of Texas, Houston's glib Danny Davis demonstrated that he can pass the word as well as the ball

By Mike DelNagro

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Golf

Not major, but big enough

Club pros—353 of them—came to Georgia for a tournament that reawakened the old anguish of the tour for many but made a winner of a cool Connecticut putter

By Barry McDermott

Conservation

A winter of discontent heats up

Thousand Islanders are up in arms about what they call a multibillion-dollar boondoggle by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a project the Corps claims will keep the St. Lawrence open for year-round navigation

By Robert H. Boyle

Pro Football

The pass is prologue

Things are looking up in Seattle, where the Zorn-to-Largent aerial circus has made the Seahawks a worthy opponent

By Ron Reid

Running

On and on and on and on

Park Barrier Jr. ran 152 miles and 1,599 yards to win a 24-hour race and set a U.S. record, napped for two hours and as an encore ran a 50-miler the next day

By Dan Levin

Dogs

Irish with a dash of Limey

The stylish red setter, which is fast gaining popularity in the field, is mostly Irish and a small part English

By Robert H. Boyle

USC

IT'S NOT JUST A RUN OF LUCK

Mike Garrett, O. J. Simpson, Clarence Davis, Anthony Davis, Ricky Bell and, now, this man, Charles White. There has to be a reason to explain USC's illustrious dynasty at tailback

By John Underwood

As I Did It

A NOVICE COACH OFFERS CANDY BARS, CHEERS AND A SHOULDER TO CRY ON

By Joan Ackermann-Blount

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 6-12

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Bruce Newman

CREDITS

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