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December 24, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

UHROO! UHROO! FROM MARYLAND ONE HEARS THE HUNT CRY OF—THE BASSET?

By Jim Kaplan

Shopwalk

IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE ATHLETES WITH THIS TIMELY PRODUCT

By Barry McDermott

Sideline

'GREAT AMERICAN RUNNING TRAILS' IS THE ANSWER TO A JOGGER'S PRAYER

By Myra Gelband

Viewpoint

THE FUGITIVE MOONBALLER GETS OFF RETURN VOLLEYS AT HIS OLD COACH

By Abbie Hoffman

Bruin Ruin

THE BRUINS ARE IN RUINS

UCLA basketball once was a dynasty of dynasties, but two losses last week showed how far the mighty have fallen

By Larry Keith

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO PAUL

Weighing traditional All-Pro lists and finding them wanting, the author proclaims his own picks for 1979

By Paul Zimmerman

Sportsmen Of The Year

TWO CHAMPS FROM THE CITY OF CHAMPIONS

In these seasons of Pittsburgh's conspicuous content, that once "intolerably bleak" city hails Terry Bradshaw and Willie Stargell as singular heroes, as do we

By Ron Fimrite

HORSING AROUND ON ICE

By Douglas S. Looney

College Bowls Preview

IT'S STILL A TOSS-UP AT THE TOP

Ohio State, Alabama and Southern California are in the running for No. 1, but passing could decide who wins

By Douglas S. Looney

Balloons

SPLENDOR IN THE DESERT SKY

By Paula Phelps

College Basketball

THE WEEK (Dec. 10-16)

By Herm Weiskopf

Tennis

The Italians get the boot

Despite the throbbing arias of a 350-pound cheerleader, Italy was defeated in the Davis Cup finals by the United States, as Smith and Lutz rendered their last duet

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Pro Football

A man for 20 seasons

Old Indestructible, Jim Marshall of the Vikings, retires after 302 straight games

By Anthony Cotton

Pro Basketball

Journey's end for A.D.?

His fourth team in four seasons should be Adrian Dantley's last—unless, of course, the struggling Utah Jazz, like the Braves, Pacers and Lakers, up and trade him, too

By Bruce Newman

The Devil at Yuletide

As surely as Boxing Day follows Christmas, the four Welsh boys knew that an enormous pike lurked in the deep waters under the Eight-Arch Bridge—and they meant to catch it

By Clive Gammon

Yesterday

THE U.S. ARMY'S CAMEL CORPS MIGHT HAVE SUCCEEDED BUT FOR MULISH MEN

By Dick Phelan

Reminiscence

FOOTBALL GAMES ON PALISADO GREEN OVERCAME MONUMENTAL DIFFICULTIES

By Ted Smiley

Nostalgia

BEFORE MOST OF US HAD HEARD OF SURFING, THERE WAS A PERFECT WAVE

By Michael Baughman

For The Record

A roundup of the week Dec. 10-16

Compiled by Craig Neff

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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