Publish date:

May 14, 1979 Table Of Contents

Author:
70830 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Yesterday

THE SPHAs DID SOME FANCY STEPPING DOWN AT THE BROADWOOD BALLROOM

By Robert Strauss

Booktalk

IN A FUNNY, MOVING NOVEL, A COACH AND HIS TEAM LEARN ABOUT WINNING

By Jonathan Yardley

Footloose

IF JOGGING IS TOO MINDLESS AND CHESS TOO SEDENTARY, TRY JOGGER'S CHESS

By Lowell Cohn

Kentucky Derby

A NEW BID FOR A TRIPLE

Spectacular Bid and his 19-year-old jockey, Ronnie Franklin, confounded the critics with a come-from-behind win in the Kentucky Derby, triggering talk of yet another Triple Crown

By William Leggett

BLOODY MARYS, RED ROSES

By Clive Gammon

THE YANKEES NOW SPELL RELIEF G-U-I-D-R-Y

With his team hurting because bullpen ace Rich Gossage is injured, the game's best starter offered to relieve—and promptly won

By Douglas S. Looney

N.Y. Vs. N.Y.

N.Y. VS. N.Y.: IT'S ALL-OUT WARFARE

The balance in the battle for New York hockey supremacy tipped toward the upstart Rangers as they all but shut out the Islanders' Big Four while taking a three-games-to-two lead in their Stanley Cup semifinal showdown

By E.M. Swift

THE BEHIND-THE-SCENES COACH

By Kathy Blumenstock

No Cigar

CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR

Alberto Juantorena and his band of fellow Cubans came out smoking in the UCLA meet, but Americans beat them to the tape every time

By Pat Putnam

Movies

THE OTHER GAMES WITHIN THE GAME

By William Oscar Johnson

Baseball

A shortstop who's long on smarts

Roy Smalley, the American League's best, has brains—and now some brawn

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (April 29-May 5)

Soccer

Merci, we needed that

The swift, aggressive French national team came to the Meadowlands and gave the U.S. national team a lesson in world-class soccer—by socking it to them

By J. D. Reed

Pro Basketball

Red ink, rosy future

All eight teams in the women's league lost a bundle, but not their optimism

By Nancy Williamson

Muy loco down in San Antone

Larry Kenon and fellow Spur egos have enfevered a win-starved populace

By John Papanek

Squash

The Kid is a contendah

And in today's bustling game that is a worthy achievement. But a contender Stu Goldstein may remain indefinitely unless he develops a champion's killer instinct

By Jim Kaplan

Tennis

Junior jolts his elders

Playing superbly, John McEnroe took on the world's best players, Bjorn Borg and Jimmy Connors, back to back and overwhelmed them to win the WCT championship

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Ironman

IRONMAN

To earn that title, Tom Warren victoriously swam 2.4 miles through rough seas, bicycled 112 miles and all ran a marathon, all in a single day of agony

By Barry McDermott

As I See It

LIKE HITTING HOMERS, HITTING HIGH NOTES IN OPERA TAKES ATHLETIC SKILL

By Sean Kellogg

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 30-May 6

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited By Robert H. Boyle

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD