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Footloose

AT CROAKER COLLEGE, GOOD STUDENTS REACH THE TOP BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS

By Lowell Cohn

Olympic Village

THE OLYMPIC GETAWAY

Lake Placid is proud of its $49 million Olympic Village, later to become a prison, but many countries insist it's a jail already, and have elected not to be penned in

By William Oscar Johnson

THE BIG PUSH ON THE OREGON TRAIL

After stumbling much of the season, the Portland Trail Blazers have found their stride. With their walking wounded back and rookies Mychal Thompson and Ron Brewer chipping in, they could be a force in the playoffs

By John Papanek

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR AFTER A HEAVY HAYES

As Ohio State starts spring football practice this week, two things are new: the head coach and his open-door policy

By John Underwood

Baseball 1979

BASEBALL 1979

By Ron Fimrite

PITT, THE CITY WHERE THEY HIT

THE WEST

By Ron Fimrite

THE EAST

By Larry Keith

AN ULTRASTRONG SILENT TYPE

Boston's Jim Rice, whose 46 home runs and 139 RBIs led the majors last year, is another of the new millionaires, but it is best not to question him about it

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEST

By William Nack

THE EAST

By Jim Kaplan

TV

WHO KNOWS HOOPS? THE SHADOW KNOWS

By William Oscar Johnson

Golf

Young man, old hat ideas

Jack Renner wears a Ben Hogan-style cap and is the baby of the pro tour. He also has the Hogan-sized notion that he could be the best golfer in the world someday

By Sarah Pileggi

Cross-Country

He's a man to beat Dead Horse

The recently christened hill at the world championship didn't slow John Treacy

By Kenny Moore

Hockey

Bullish over Baby Bulls

Now that the pro hockey leagues are definitely going to merge, NHL teams are drooling over all the young stars of the soon-to-be-defunct Birmingham Bulls

By E.M. Swift

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 26-April 1

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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