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February 12, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Crosby

IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY

A tragicomic last round of the Bing Crosby saw leads disappear and putts roll without end until Lon Hinkle finally won on the third extra hole

By Dan Jenkins

THANK HEAVEN FOR FATHER DUFFY

Whether or not divine intervention was responsible, Steve Cauthen finally broke his 110-race losing streak on a win less gelding

By William Leggett

Western League

TAKING A GAMBLE ON THE FUTURE

The Western Basketball Association has franchises stretching from Tucson to Las Vegas to Montana. It's a last chance for some and the only chance for other NBA hopefuls—coaches as well as players

By Curry Kirkpatrick

The Russians

THE RUSSIANS HAVE COME

By E. M. Swift

Little Red

YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN

At least not featherweight champion Little Red Lopez, who goes on the warpath every time he hits the deck

By Bruce Newman

College Basketball

It's not a lone star state

The Longhorns and Aggies are tied for first in the SWC, mainly because of a forward who's better than he thinks he is and a center who may be as good as he says he is

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (Jan. 29-Feb. 4)

By Herman Weiskopf

Motor Sports

The price of perfection

Peter Gregg has become the best sports car driver in the U.S. by finding fault, a road to the top that was certain to take him on a wide detour around popularity

By Sam Moses

Soccer

Coming of age in Seattle

On the U.S. Olympic and national teams, the accent is on youth. The Olympians zapped both Canada and Mexico, but the big squad got bounced by the U.S.S.R.

By J. D. Reed

Golf

She has no match at match play

That's the name of JoAnne Carner's game, as Pat Bradley sadly learned

By Sarah Pileggi

For The Record

A roundup of the week Jan. 29-Feb. 4

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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