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May 28, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

TWO HEFTY VOLUMES CALLED 'TROUT' ADD UP TO ONE WHALE OF A FISH TALE

By Dan Levin

Phillies

HE'S THE PHILLIE FILLIP

Along with a hot bat, Pete Rose brought needed ardor to the Phils. But his arrival isn't the only reason that Philly is flying

By Bruce Newman

JUST ONE MORE BIG DANCE TO GO

After waltzing off with the Preakness in near-record time, Spectacular Bid should have a real ball at Belmont, where a victory in that storied, grueling stakes will make him the third consecutive Triple Crown winner

By William Leggett

THEY WERE SINGING THAT OLD SONG AGAIN

Les Canadiens Sont Là resounded through the Forum Monday night as Montreal overcame New York to win its fourth straight Stanley Cup

By E. M. Swift

Bullets

WASHINGTON WEATHERS A LATE ICE STORM

The Bullets needed a miracle comeback to beat the Spurs, who got two 42-point performances from George (Iceman) Gervin

By Curry Kirkpatrick

BIG DADDY SHOWS THE KIDS

By John Papanek

Losing Search

LOSING SEARCH FOR A WINNER

The crowds at the Orlando arena are sparse, and the operation costs more than it makes, but Pete Ashlock keeps spending in hopes that one world champ will emerge from his spotless gym

By Douglas S. Looney

Baseball

THE WEEK (May 13-19)

By Jim Kaplan

Boxing

An open-and-shut case

After six rounds in Las Vegas, Harold Weston's left eye was closing fast, and while promising newcomer Thomas Hearns won the fight, it wasn't all thumbs-up

By Pat Putnam

Track & Field

Coming to an untimely end

Confusion reigned when a field of the finest American dash men neared the tape for the 100 at the Duke Invitational, but Steve Williams found the finish line first

By Joe Marshall

Rowing

East is east, west is west

And the twain will meet, but not until Henley. At that point, Yale (or perhaps Harvard) and California will once again try to settle the U.S. crew championship

By Dan Levin

As I Did It

FOR IT'S ONE, TWO, THREE STRIKES YOU'RE OUT AT THE OLD BOARD GAME

By Martin E. Robins

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 14-20

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Joe Jares

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD