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December 11, 1978 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

AT LONG LAST, THE DEFINITIVE WORK ON THAT LOWLY GARMENT, THE T SHIRT

By Frank Deford

Shopwalk

WOLVES HOWL, WHALES SING, EAGLES SCREAM IN A REALLY WILD JAM SESSION

By Demmie Stathoplos

Sideline

YOU GET A LOT OF RACKET FROM THE MAGNIFICENT GREEN TENNIS MACHINE

By Virginia Kraft

The Broncos

THE BRONCOS SAY THANKS

Denver's winning weapons in its showdown game at Oakland consisted mostly of Raider largesse: penalties, fumbles, a blocked kick and three interceptions

By Joe Marshall

BEHOLD THE NEW KINGS OF THE MIDWEST

Christmas is still to come, but in Kansas City they're already decking the hall for rookie Phil Ford, who has made the team a winner

By John Papanek

BEGINNING OF ANOTHER LIFE FOR THE ACES

The return of Evansville's great love, basketball, alleviated the grief the city had suffered since its team perished in an air crash

By Frank Deford

McEnroe

WINNING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

But to the tennis public the bristling behavior of John McEnroe has obscured his talent. Now he grimaces into the Davis Cup

By Curry Kirkpatrick

RACY IS THE WORD FOR THE NEW SKIWEAR

By Jule Campbell

Ski Bowls

WHOOPEE WONDERLAND

Skiers who are otherwise quite sane have been known to go slightly bananas over ski bowls. And with good reason. The bowls pictured here and on the following pages abound with powder snow—and where there is powder, there is paradise.

By William Oscar Johnson

Harold Ballard

A TONGUE ON THE LOOSE

Neither age (75) nor jail has slowed the flow of blather and bombast—or curbed the championship lust of Canadian sports mogul Harold Ballard

By E. M. Swift

TV/Radio

THE MONDAY NIGHT ALTERNATIVE

By William Oscar Johnson

College Basketball

It's Roosevelt's new deal

With erstwhile non-scoring Center Rosie Bouie now taking a hand in the offense, Syracuse overpowered upstart Iona 89-76 to reaffirm its supremacy in the East

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (Nov. 27-Dec. 3)

By Herman Weiskopf

College Football

A finale according to form

There were close calls but no upheavals as traditional rivals did battle and the final few bowl berths were decided

By Mike DelNagro

Golf

Loose and courtly on the course

Mixed team golf produced good cheer as Hinkle and Bradley won a squeaker

By Sarah Pileggi

Hockey

Minor miracle up north

Wayne Gretzky, 17, can't drink beer legally with his Edmonton Oiler teammates, but the youngest major leaguer is playing with the flair and finesse of an old pro

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Pro Football

The Philly story: a tall tale

The Eagles' 6'8" Harold Carmichael has caught a pass in 94 straight games

By Ron Reid

Ice Climb

DARING YOUNG MAN ON A TOWER OF ICE

Its violence stilled by the grip of winter, Bridalveil loomed high above 28-year-old Jeff Lowe, beckoning him upward in the first solo assault on this ice fall of terrifying grandeur

By William Oscar Johnson

Yesterday

FIGHTER-WRITER ABE THE NEWSBOY BEAT A BEAR BUT LOST TO A KANGAROO

By Harold Rosenthal

For The Record

A roundup of the week Nov. 27-Dec. 3

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 William Leggett

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