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January 22, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Big Ten

A CASE OF FRATRICIDE

Big Ten teams, which had knocked off nonleague foes at a record rate, turned on each other. No. 1 Michigan State and No. 4 Illinois were the big victims

By Larry Keith

IT WAS ALL OVER BEFORE THE END

He was behind on points after 13 rounds, and when WBC world welterweight champ Carlos Palomino swung into his celebrated fast finish, it turned out to be too little and too late to stop the foxy Wilfredo Benitez

By Pat Putnam

STARTING THE SEASON FULL OF HOPE

The tour opened in a new place at a new time, but John Mahaffey, who held off a charge by Lee Trevino, picked up where he left off

By Dan Jenkins

Islanders

THIS MAN IS AN ISLANDER UNTO HIMSELF

The fastest draw in hockey belongs to New York's Mike Bossy, who already has 35 goals

By E. M. Swift

Super Showdown

XIII SHOULD BE SUPER LUCKY

Often plagued by clunker games, the Super Bowl offers a super showdown as the favored Pittsburgh Steelers play Dallas in XIII

By Joe Marshall

HELLO, REMEMBER ME?

Cowboys Charlie Waters and Cliff Harris can't quite forget Steeler Lynn Swann, not after what he did to them in Super Bowl X

By Robert F. Jones

TV/Radio

THE GREENBACKING OF PETE ROSE

By William Oscar Johnson

College Basketball

With Sly, even Rams can fly

Now that Sly Williams is showing up for every game, Rhody is hardly little

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (Jan. 8-14)

By Herman Weiskopf

Track & Field

Skeets is really scooting

Renaldo Nehemiah keeps bettering his indoor hurdling world record, but what he really hungers for is the outdoor mark, which he figures to shatter this summer

By Anita Verschoth

Tennis

Blistering anticlimax

Young John McEnroe outlasted Arthur Ashe to win the Masters after Jimmy Connors retired with a blistered toe

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Pro Basketball

Born Free and living up to his name

Lloyd Free, Philly's gift to San Diego, is the most spectacular show in town

By John Papanek

Ron Guidry

YANKEE FROM LOUISIANA

Ron Guidry, the Cajun with the shotgun left arm, mowed down American League hitters last season. Now he's back home by the bayou, trying to be just another Guidry

By Sam Moses

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 8-14

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 Sarah Pileggi

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