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Shopwalk

AT THE WOMEN'S SPORTS CENTER, IF THE SHOE FITS—DON'T BE SURPRISED

By Barbara Schiappa

Billy Martin

BILLY BOY IS BACK

Mired in fourth place and in need of a jolt, the Yankees got one when fiery Billy Martin was renamed manager 11 months after his resignation. Out West, the Dodgers were stumbling, too

By Larry Keith

DODGER BLUE IS TURNING GRAY

By Jim Kaplan

The Fights

'I SEND THE DOGS OUT, AND THEN I GO IN'

So Larry Holmes said, and so he did, defending his title in a week in which Roberto Duran also shone, but Leon Spinks was spanked

By Pat Putnam

DOWN AND OUT IN MONACO

By John Underwood

Mike Marshall

MIKE MARSHALL, THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST

Recovered from injuries that forced him to retire, Minnesota's studious—and newly sociable—Mike Marshall is once again baseball's top troubleshooter

By Ron Fimrite

Baseball

Bruce is loose and in the swing

After five years in the majors, Seattle's Bruce Bochte, no longer feeling under pressure to produce, is doing just that

By William Nack

THE WEEK (June 17-23)

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

The richest of them all

Affirmed, the 1978 Triple Crown winner, made more history at Hollywood Park by taking the Gold Cup, thus becoming the first thoroughbred to earn $2 million

By William Nack

Movies

A TWIN BILL WITH BUT A SINGLE PLOT

By Frank Deford

Track & Field

A shot heard round the world

Teen-ager Michael Carter set a record so astounding in the 12-pound shotput that it is being called "Beamonesque"

By Joe Marshall

Harness Racing

High-octane shockeroo

In the Cane Pace it was Happy Motoring all the way for driver Bill Popfinger and the wrong day at the pump for the two big favorites, Sonsam and Hot Hitter

By Douglas S. Looney

Washington, D.C.

ITS' TOUGH TO BE THE HOMETOWN TEAM IN NO ONE'S HOMETOWN!

Teddy Ballgame went from RFK Stadium to a Texas interchange; the First Fan from the Oval Office to out of office. With rootlessness endemic in Our Nation's Capital, the question is: How do you build lunch-pail loyalties in an hors d'oeuvres town?

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 18-24

Compiled by Steve Wulf

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 Myra Gelband

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