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May 21, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

ANCIENT GREEKS AND MODERN YANKS CONTRIBUTE TO FINE BASEBALL FICTION

By Jonathan Yardley

Shopwalk

ON LAKE OR SEA, THE AQUASCOOTER CAN BE A GREAT GETAWAY VEHICLE

By Wilmer Ames

Indy Qualifying

GRABBING FRONT ROW SEATS

The acrimony abated in Indy car racing, and so did the rain, as qualifying set the stage for this year's 500—and at a far faster pace than anyone expected

By Robert F. Jones

FROM BOOM TO BUST TO BOOM IN THE WEST

The Sonics found their confidence game just in time to stave off the Suns and send the conference championship back to the Kingdome

By John Papanek

Football Scandal

A QUICK COOK'S TOUR ACROSS THE STREAM

At one point the race left her breathless, but Betty Cook, ex-world and current national champion, blew them all away in the Bacardi

By Julia Lamb

Oakland

THEY'RE JUST MAD ABOUT CHARLIE

As few as 653 fans have seen the A's play, but it's owner Finley who's being sued for nonsupport

By Ron Fimrite

Cousineau

'YOU MADE A WISE CHOICE'

When Ohio State's Tom Cousineau was tabbed by Buffalo as the NFL's No. 1 draft pick, he told the Bills...

By Douglas S. Looney

Baseball

Brock still has the old sock

When Lou Brock said he'd retire at the end of this season, it seemed he was giving up the chase for his 3,000th hit. But a hot bat has him in hot pursuit once more

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (May 6-12)

By Herman Weiskopf

Hockey

A woolly week for Serge

Captain Serge Savard's Canadiens gained the Stanley Cup finals by beating Boston in overtime, then his pacer placed third and the Rangers beat Montreal in Game 1

By E.M. Swift

Horse Racing

Cock of the walk in Dundalk

Even the women in Marian Franklin's yoga class joined in the triumphant celebration for her son, the jockey

By Clive Gammon

Pro Basketball

Sort of a court of last resort

Ron (Don't Call Me an Agent) Grinker showcased his clients at Riverfront Coliseum, hoping to find them a future

By Barry McDermott

Chinaglia

LOOK AT ME! I AM GIORGIO CHINAGLIA! I BEAT YOU!

He is the NASL's leading scorer—a proud, vain man whose life is soccer—and when he gets a goal for the Cosmos, he lets the world know about it

By J.D. Reed

Yesterday

NEWARK WASN'T THE BEST BALL CLUB IN '37. WOULD YOU BELIEVE SECOND?

By Stephen Kaufman

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 7-13

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

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