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Booktalk

HERE IS A GENUINE SIGNATURE-MODEL LINEUP OF 10 CLASSIC SPORTS BOOKS

By Jonathan Yardley

The Royals

The Royals are Flush

Weathering maladies to such stars as George Brett (above), Kansas City is now back in the chips

By Ron Fimrite

OUT OF THE SWING OF THINGS

Somehow Nancy Lopez-Melton slipped out of the groove, and a lot of folks—but not her rivals—hope she gets back in

By John Papanek

Special Report

A SCANDAL THAT JUST GETS WORSE AND WORSE

With two indictments on 53 counts in, the New Mexico basketball probe goes on. Gambling is a pending issue

By Robert H. Boyle

Bollettieri

HE'LL MAKE YOUR CHILD A CHAMP

But it won't be much fun. All Nick Bollettieri wants of his pupils is that they leave their parents, lead a spartan life and give him blood, sweat and tears

By Barry McDermott

Maradona

HERE'S THE NEW PELÉ

From Argentina on sturdy legs comes Diego Maradona, a 19-year-old with the alltime richest sports contract

By Clive Gammon

Baseball

Hello Balboni, bye-bye ball

The most popular sound in Nashville today is Steve Balboni's bat cracking a long home run

By Steve Wulf

THE WEEK (May 25-31)

By Herm Weiskopf

Lacrosse

It was not a bad year

Johns Hopkins "salvaged" its season by beating Virginia for the NCAA crown

By Joe Marshall

Tennis

Noah and the deluge

The French have rained cheers on their new idol at center court, Yannick Noah

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Watson

OPEN QUESTION

In golf Tom Watson is No. 1, but some prizes have eluded him. Next week he takes aim at the big one at Baltusrol

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 26-June 1

Compiled by Roger Jackson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

CREDITS

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