Publish date:

January 15, 1979 Table Of Contents

Author:
70813 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Booktalk

LET'S GIVE A SESQUIPEDALIAN CHEER FOR THE OLD SYNERGISTIC BALL GAME

By Jonathan Yardley

NFL Playoffs

Pouncing on a Championship

Pittsburgh got the drop on Houston in the rain-drenched, fumble-filled AFC title game, smashing the Oilers 34-5 to set up a Super Bowl rendezvous with Dallas

By Joe Marshall

THUNDERING TOWARD MIAMI

By Dan Jenkins

Bullets

A BULLET OF THE HIGHEST CALIBER

Washington has the best record in the NBA, due in no small part to the magic of Small Forward Bobby Dandridge

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Don Cherry

THE WRATH OF GRAPES

Don't cross Don (Grapes) Cherry, hockey's most dapper and outspoken coach, lest he sic one of his Boston Bruins or his bullterrier Blue on you

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Lake Placid

ALL'S NOT TRANQUAIL AT PLACID

Preparations for the Olympics go on amid charges of bungling and worse

By Robert H. Boyle

TV/Radio

IF BOWLS WERE YOUR DISH, MMMM!

By William Oscar Johnson

College Basketball

He's an all-round player

Roly-poly freshman Mark Aguirre is a weighty problem for DePaul opponents

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (Jan. 1-7)

By Herman Weiskopf

Tennis

Her finals come first

After trouncing Martina Navratilova on Sunday, it was back to high school on Monday for 16-year-old Tracy Austin

By Clive Gammon

Track & Field

Getting off to a fast start

Two world records were set in the year's first major meet, the Muhammad Ali

By Sarah Pileggi

Big Daddy

HE JUST KEEPS ROLLIN' ALONG

Don Garlits wouldn't mind leaving the driving to someone else after 29 years of drag racing. The problem: no one can do it any better than Big Daddy

By Bruce Newman

For The Record

A roundup of the Week Jan. 1-7

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 Douglas S. Looney

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD