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January 8, 1979 Table Of Contents

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College Bowls

THE RISING OF THE TIDE

Alabama beat Penn State 14-7 in the Sugar Bowl to lay claim to the national title

By John Underwood

COTTON BOWL

By Douglas S. Looney

ROSE BOWL

By Joe Jares

ORANGE BOWL

By Pat Putnam

Pro Playoffs

A WISE INVESTMENT

Wearing a new bullet-proof vest to protect his broken ribs, Dan Pastorini threw three TD passes as Houston upset New England 31-14

By Joe Marshall

WRONG IS JUST RIGHT

The Steelers deep-sixed the Broncos by throwing to the "wrong" wide receiver, John Stallworth, who caught a record 10 passes

By Dan Jenkins

L.A. RAMS AN OLD JINX

Gaining sweet revenge after four straight playoff losses to the Minnesota Vikings, the Rams swept to a 34-10 rout of their tormentors

By John Papanek

DANDY DAY FOR DANNY

Atlanta KO'd Roger Staubach but was KO'd in return by Staubach's replacement, Danny White, who rallied bumbling Dallas to a 27-20 win

By Ron Reid

Bush Tracks

SMALL IN THE SADDLE

Starting at age eight, a jockey can get a leg up on a career and make himself a few bucks at the Cajun country bush tracks

By Demmie Stathoplos

College Basketball

The Devils wound up doubly blue

The Holiday Festival figured to be a blast for Duke. Instead the No. 1 team was bashed twice as Rutgers got to revel

By Kent Hannon

THE WEEK (Dec. 25-31)

By Herman Weiskopf

Tennis

The Juniors sure ain't child's play

As usual, hardly any holds were barred in the bizarre Orange Bowl tournament

By Barry McDermott

Skiing

Billy, the comeback kid

Mr. Wonderful one year, a washout the next, 1976 Olympic medalist Billy Koch showed he may be in the groove again as the new cross-country season opened

By Anita Verschoth

Pro Basketball

The mouth that roars

No one gets tagged with more technicals than the Nets' Kevin Loughery, whose wild sideline antics are beginning to obscure his considerable talents as a coach

By Melissa Ludtke Lincoln

Colas

A LEGEND LOST AT SEA

He had challenged fate and the ocean many times before as perhaps the greatest of the single-handed sailors, but the latest voyage of Alain Colas may have been his last

By William Oscar Johnson

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 25-31

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 Robert H. Boyle

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