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Booktalk

THE YO-YO BOOK BY A WOMAN WHO CAN ROCK THE BABY ON THE EIFFEL TOWER

By Andy Meisler

SHOELESS JOE'S BIOGRAPHY SCRUBS SOME OF THE STAIN OFF THE BLACK SOX

By Jonathan Yardley

As I Did It

HOW TO BE FIRST AT YOUR CLUB WITH A FASCINATING ITEM OF GOLF TRIVIA

By Craig Mitchell

Footloose

THE ADIRONDACK MUSEUM EXPLORES 100 YEARS OF WILDERNESS CAMPING

By Tim Smith

Sideline

THESE BASEBALL TRIVIA EXPERTS FIND THE FIGURES DON'T ALWAYS ADD UP

By Todd Brewster

U.S. Open

THE OPEN WAS CLOSED

When it came down to the finals at Flushing Meadow, it was strictly a New York affair, John McEnroe, local boy made good, doing a number on Vitas Gerulaitis, local boy made not so good, to win the U.S. Open

By Curry Kirkpatrick

She Simply Couldn't Believe It

By Barry McDermott

A SIMPLY SPECTACULAR SHOE-IN FOR THE BID

Affirmed's weighty problems eliminated some of the drama from the race, but Spectacular Bid won a memorable Marlboro Cup

By William Nack

Steelers

PITTSBURGH MADE THEM FACE THE MUSIC

The Steelers' Monster defense played a tune on Houston, chasing Dan Pastorini from the game with an injury and stopping Earl Campbell cold in a 38-7 romp

By Paul Zimmerman

THE WHITECAPS KICKED UP A STORM

The Soccer Bowl crowd was unforgiving toward Vancouver for knocking the Cosmos out of the playoffs, but the Caps were unyielding on the field, stopping Rodney Marsh and the Rowdies to win the NASL championship

By Clive Gammon

Sutter

THIS PITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE

When Chicago requires late-inning help, out of the bullpen comes Bruce Sutter, whose unique "split-fingered fastball" has made him the most effective relief pitcher in the game

By Ron Fimrite

Knute Rockne: Part 2

'WIN ONE FOR THE GIPPER'

Was that famed line, attributed to George Gipp, a real deathbed request or just a Rockne ploy?

By Coles Phinizy

Baseball

KHrnnz is dng jst grt

You may abbreviate Keith Hernandez' name but don't ever, ever sell him short

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (September 2-8)

By Kathleen Andria

College Football

Do not ignore all the signs

But which, the optimistic or ominous, will South Carolina's Jim Carlen heed?

By Douglas S. Looney

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Krazy Guys

SOME WILD AND KRAZY GUYS

They dress up as chickens, have names like Krazy George and Peanut Man, wear psychedelic wigs and throw voodoo hexes, but whatever it is with these "whatevers," they keep fans hopping

By Bruce Newman

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 3-9

Compiled by Roger Jackson

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

CREDITS

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