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Yesterday

HIGH ABOVE NIAGARA, A FUNAMBULIST COOKED A WELL-BALANCED BREAKFAST

By Martin

Booktalk

A FINE CHRONICLE OF BAY AREA TALES FROM THAT BAY VIVANT, RON FIMRITE

By Jonathan Yardley

They're Out!

THEY'RE OUT!

As the umps beat the pavement to get higher pay, the majors brought in the likes of forklift salesmen to make the calls

By E. M. Swift

A PRETTY POST PATTERN

In winning the Colgate-Dinah Shore, Sandra Post matched Nancy Lopez shot for shot for three days and then took command

By Barry McDermott

THE EFFECT WAS TO GRIND THEM UP

Road-hugging "ground effect" cars were all the rage at the Long Beach Grand Prix, and while they may be considered black magic, it was Gilles Villeneuve's disappearing act in a bob-nosed Ferrari that astounded everyone

By Sam Moses

NBA Playoffs

IT'S WASHINGTON (CITY) VS. WASHINGTON (STATE), BY GEORGE

In a replay of last year's hard-fought NBA championship series, the Bullets and the SuperSonics should meet again in the final round, with the city breezing in five games this time

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Denis Potvin

UNDAUNTED AND UNHAUNTED

It has taken him six long and trying years, but Denis Potvin finally has rid himself of the ghosts of Bobby Orr and the Montreal Forum

By William Nack

Crushers

AN UPLIFTING EXPERIENCE

The Crushers, a Washington, D.C. weight-lifting team, have given a bunch of inner-city kids a sense of redeeming purpose

By Wilmer Ames

Baseball

Not enough pop to come out on top

Angel Frank Tanana's "comeback" was a mixture of fastballs and meatballs

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (April 4-7)

By Jim Kaplan

Lacrosse

Facing a dilemma

The no-faceoff rule has shortened the game but speeded up the controversy

By Joe Marshall

Rowing

No theme, a lot of steam

It wasn't the Year of the Crab or the Snake or even, thank Heaven, the Frozen Momentum, but textless Harvard rowed fiercely to beat everybody at San Diego

By Dan Levin

Odds Couple

THE ODDS COUPLE

Keith Taft, a devout Baptist, and Ken Uston, a high-living ex-stockbroker, blackjacked Vegas casinos for a small fortune with the help of a computer

By Ray Hennedy

As I Did It

IN FRANCE A YOUNG AMERICAN CYCLIST ENCOUNTERS A WISE OLD CRAFTSMAN

By Robert Wintner

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 2-8

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 Jerry Kirshenbaum

CREDITS

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