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Magnificent Miles

HANDS ACROSS THE CHASM

With track outcast Sydney Maree watching from the stands, Eamonn Coghlan ran the fastest mile of the outdoor season and Mary Decker established an American record

By Joe Marshall

VITO: VENI, VIDI, VICI

But for the conqueror of middleweight champ Hugo Corro there is a dubious prize: a battle with the belligerent Marvin Hagler

By John Underwood

WATCH OUT! THE SKY IS FALLING

Or so it seems, so astounding has been Houston's turnaround in the NASL race

By J. D. Reed

Nicklaus

JACK COMES TO GRIPS WITH TOPIC A

Golf's greatest player is having a distressing season. The question that has his fans and rivals on edge is whether it is only a slump—or an irreversible slide. Here Nicklaus and others candidly speak out on the issue

By Barry McDermott

Cauthen

LOOK THERE, LUV, IT'S YOUNG STEVIE

Can a jockey from a Kentucky hamlet find happiness among the toffs of England? You bet your boots he can

By Clive Gammon

Winfield

GOOD HIT, BETTER MAN

Dave Winfield's bat is mighty, and so is his heart. The two have established him as San Diego's favorite son

By Ron Fimrite

Baseball

Battle won, war lost

The Phils beat the Cubs in a donnybrook in May, whereupon they dropped dead

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (June 24-30)

By Mike DelNagro

Horse Racing

Doubling up on the Triples

Calumet's Davona Dale coasted to her eighth straight win, giving her the old as well as the new Triple Crown for fillies

By William Nack

Gymnastics

Tomorrow it's the World's

The best of a good bunch of girls won a chance at December's championships

By Joe Jares

Jaeger

BRACE YOURSELF, TRACY

Toothsome Andrea Jaeger has the shots and, especially, the grit to challenge Austin for teenage supremacy

By Barry McDermott

As I Did It

IN IRELAND, AN INSISTENT DOG LURED THE AUTHOR TOWARD A PERILOUS SEA

By Richard Conniff

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 25-July 1

Compiled by Steve Wulf

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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