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Perspective

OLD AND UNIMPROVED AS THEY MAY BE, SPLIT-CANE FLY RODS CAN'T BE BEAT

By Michael Baughman

Sideline

AN ITALIAN SCIENTIST HAD A CAPITAL TIME AT THE MONOPOLY TOURNAMENT

By Arnold Schechter

NBA Playoffs

THEN THE CELTICS BLINKED

In the eyeball-to-eyeball cockpit of the NBA playoffs those Jones Boys—Caldwell (below) and Bobby—caged Larry Bird as Philly triumphed in five games

By John Papanek

Up against the Wall Once More

By Bruce Newman

LES CANADIENS ARE LAID TO REST

There will be no champagne-filled Stanley Cup for Montreal this spring. In a shocking upset, Minnesota stopped the Canadiens' bid for their fifth straight Cup by beating them 3-2 in Game 7 of the quarterfinals

By Kathy Blumenstock

Native's Return

RETURN OF THE NATIVE

A champion at two who had taken his lumps at three, Rockhill Native won the Blue Grass to revive his Kentucky Derby prospects—and set off a down-home hoedown

By William Nack

Kent Tekulve

HERE IT COMES, SPECIAL DELIVERY

Batters dread facing Reliever Kent Tekulve, whose sidearm pitches arrive by way of third base, but in Pittsburgh he's earned the stamp of approval

By Bob Ottum

Niatross

IS THIS HORSE A LEGEND IN THE MAKING?

As unbeaten Niatross eyes the 1980 season, there is talk, not altogether fanciful, that the pacer may become a legend of Dan Patchian proportions

By Douglas S. Looney

Show Jumping

The home court advantage

O.K., arena advantage, but with the World Cup held in Baltimore, it was fitting that Conrad Homfeld and Melanie Smith of the U.S. rode off with the top honors

By Anita Verschoth

Baseball

Choose which Cruz is whose

Does Julio play for Houston, or is it Jose or Victor or...? With the accrual of the Cruz crew reaching a crucial point and creating confusion, here is a handy guide

By Steve Wulf

THE WEEK (April 20-26)

By Herm Weiskopf

Diving

It's a great leap forward

In only six years, Chinese divers have sprung from nowhere to beat the U.S.

By Demmie Stathoplos

Golf

Where life begins at 50

Arnold Palmer made his debut among the game's senior-citizen demigods, but Tommy Bolt—Art Wall were the heroes

By Dan Jenkins

The Earth

WHITHER THE EARTH?

The Environmental Decade is past, but is environmentalism passè? A status report

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 21-27

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 Jerry Kirshenbaum

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