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Footloose

VISITORS TO THE BIG APPLE MAY NOW SERIOUSLY INQUIRE: TENNIS, ANYONE?

By Barry McDermott

WHAT IS NEITHER GOLF NOR AN OLYMPIC SPORT? OLYMPIC GOLF, THAT'S WHAT

By Andy Meisler

Booktalk

AN OUTDOOR DUO: RIVER WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE, WATERFOWL THAT MERIT ONE

By Robert H. Boyle

A GEOGRAPHER CHARTS AN ANTIDOTE TO EXCESSES OF COLLEGE RECRUITING

By Jonathan Yardley

Viewpoint

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER IF YOU USE THAT HAND-POWERED LAWN MOWER

By Michael Baughman

Sideline

THIS RED SOX HISTORIAN GOES BACK SO FAR THAT HE SAW THE BABE PITCH

By Jim Kaplan

The Masters

The Reign of Spain

Except for one jittery hour, 23-year-old Severiano Ballesteros ruled the Masters with an iron hand, humbling our finest

By Dan Jenkins

A MAN WHO HATES ATTENTION

By Myra Gelband

Olympic Boycott

THE DECISION: NO GO ON MOSCOW

With the full weight of the Presidency pledged to an American boycott of the 1980 Summer Games, the U.S. Olympic Committee—distraught, dismayed but dutiful—has acceded to the inevitable

By Kenny Moore

Whiffs

A WHIFF OF SPRING IN HOUSTON

Replete with strikeout aces, the Astros opened with J.R. Richard's two-hitter and, oops, a four-bagger by Nolan Ryan

By Larry Keith

Brodeur

THE WAY THE BALL BOUNCES

Ed Brodeur is not only the inventor of surfaces, notably Supreme Court, on which tennis is played, but he is also a prophet who can foretell who's going to win a tournament from the "dynamics of the court"

By Ray Kennedy

A SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT

By Bill Colson

Me And Red

ME AND RED SEE IT THROUGH

How a young Celtics fan found a champion in the Boston coach, suffered with him and shared in his joy

By Jonathan Schwartz

Baseball

You don't know me, says Al

Al Oliver is a .300 hitter who bats .000 in the recognition department

By Steve Wulf

THE WEEK (April 9-12)

By Herm Weiskopf

Swimming

Bruner and the burners

Mike Bruner made a fired-up comeback at the national championships, but he wasn't as hot as record-setters Rowdy Gaines, Mary T. Meagher and Par Arvidsson

By Joe Marshall

Bowling

Too bold to cut the mustard?

Marshall Holman is a hot dog to some fans, but others really relish his style

By Herm Weiskopf

Boxing

The Mexican machine makes his mark

WBC featherweight champion Salvador Sanchez stamped out Ruben Castillo

By Douglas S. Looney

Hockey

Read you, Roger, wilco and out

Innovation is the name of the game for Buffalo, which has a really hot hotline

By Kathy Blumenstock

Penn Circuit

STARTING OUT OR ENDING UP

The Penn Circuit can be the road to glory, or the road to nowhere, for tennis pros who are hoping to move up to the big-time tour

By Barry McDermott

Yesterday

AT 98, THIS FORMER OLYMPIAN JUST KEEPS PADDLIN' AWAY, FAR FAR AWAY

By Bill Colson

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 7-13

Compiled by Brooks Clark

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf

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