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October 29, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Sideline

TIRED OF THE SAME OLD ROUTINE? TRY THE 'NEW GAMES' APPROACH TO PLAY

By Jim Kaplan

Marathon

RUSH HOUR IN THE BIG APPLE

A great, jostling horde of 11,553 started the New York Marathon, but, for the fourth straight year, Bill Rodgers was all by himself at the finish

By Sarah Pileggi

Arizona State

THERE'S THE DEVIL TO PAY

The heat was on at Arizona State when Coach Frank Kush was canned, baring big-time college football's seamy side

By Ron Reid

Redskins-Eagles

DID ANYONE CATCH THEIR NUMBERS?

Washington's sack-happy 'Skins decked Ron Jaworski seven times and swiped two passes in their rout of the Eagles

By Paul Zimmerman

Pincay

NO SWEAT FOR LAFFIT

Having won an agonizing fight with weight, top jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. is having a record-shattering year

By William Nack

Eagle

A FISH ON THE FLY

At a small Wisconsin lake, a fisherman and a bald eagle waited patiently for Big Jumbo, the giant, native brown trout, to strike. It did

By E. M. Swift

College Football

A rare scare for the Bear

Johnny Majors' Tennessee Vols jumped out to a big lead over No. 1-ranked Alabama, and, although they lost, happy days will soon be here again in Knoxville

By Douglas S. Looney

THE WEEK

By Herm Weiskopf

Baseball

Rising from the ashes

Down 3-1 in the World Series, fired-up Pittsburgh burned Baltimore in seven

By Ron Fimrite

Boxing

Score one for the Creator

John Tate, who was created wholly by God, battered Gerrie Coetzee and his vaunted "bionic" right hand in Pretoria to win the vacant WBA heavyweight championship

By Pat Putnam

Pro Basketball

It's Portland cement

The Kermit Washington-led defense has paved the Blazers' way to a fast start

By John Papanek

The Road

NORTH ON THE NOWHERE ROAD

Canada's Dempster Highway, which wends its sinuous way from Dawson City in the Yukon across the tundra to Inuvik above the Arctic Circle, has creased a new wrinkle into the face of the North

By Robert F. Jones

Reminiscence

FOOTBALL PARLAY CARDS PAVED THE ROAD TO RICHES—OR (GULP!) TO TIBET

By Milt Hopwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 15-21

Compiled by Kathleen Andria

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 Jerry Kirshenbaum

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