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Booktalk

A PASSIONATE AFFAIR BETWEEN A MAN AND A FISH THAT SMELLS LIKE A MELON

By Sam Moses

Indy War

A WAY TO UPSET CART

A feud between organizations that control Indy-car racing has now boiled over, and the Indianapolis 500 might have only one past winner on the grid

By Sam Moses

IF ONLY THE DERBY WERE HELD IN NEW YORK

With his victory in the Wood, his third in a row at Aqueduct, Instrument Landing proved that he could fly on his favorite track

By William Leggett

FOR THE RANGERS, THE PUCK STOPS HERE

With big John Davidson filling the nets, New York took a three-games-to-one lead over Philadelphia in their quarterfinal playoff confrontation

By E. M. Swift

Magic

AND FOR MY NEXT TRICK, I'LL...

Earvin (Magic) Johnson, the sophomore whose basketball talents brought Michigan State a title, has a dilemma. He can stay in school and go to the Olympics or he can accept a fat pro contract

By Douglas S. Looney

Relay Carnival

CARNIVAL TIME

There are no calliopes, and the tents that gave the Penn Relay Carnival its full name are gone, but multitudes still will be flocking to Philly this week

By Anita Verschoth

Bamberger

PROSIT! HE'S THE TOAST OF THE TOWN

Brewer Manager George Bamberger may be the most popular man in Milwaukee, and not only because he can hold his beer. In a single season he turned the Brewers from 95-game losers into 93-game winners

By Ron Fimrite

Baseball

THE WEEK (April 15-21)

By Jim Kaplan

Pro Football

Supply, but no demand

The game's 80-odd free agents are being snubbed by club owners, according to the Players Association, a situation that could have grave consequences this fall

By Ron Reid

Golf

A rough time at La Costa

Tom Watson strayed from the straight and narrow at the Tournament of Champions, but came out of the sand, water and weeds so dexterously he won by six strokes

By Barry McDermott

Soccer

Total Soccer could be a Dutch treat

Rinus Michels brought his own concept of "voetbal" to L.A. If the Aztecs can master it, credit him with a miracle

By Clive Gammon

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 16-22

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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