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The Olympics

THEIR FINEST HOURS

In the span of a single day Britain ruled the Moscow Games by capturing the 100 and 800 meters and decathlon

By Kenny Moore

ONE SLIP AND ALL WAS UPSIDE DOWN

By Ron Fimrite

RUSSIA GETS IN THE SWIM

By Anita Verschoth

Old Faces

OLD FACES IN NEW PLACES

The Snake is loose in Houston, Dante could find another inferno in Oakland, and several other NFL stars are in unfamiliar uniforms

By Bruce Newman

STICK IT TO 'EM, FREDDIE

By Barry McDermott

Reg-Gie!

The Man Who Owns New York

After three years as the city's damned Yankee, Reggie Jackson is smashing home runs to rousing cheers on and off the field

By William Nack

Betty Cook

ANY MORE QUESTIONS, FELLAS?

Betty Cook, the only woman driver in the machismo world of offshore powerboat racing, is also the reigning world and American champion

By Bob Ottum

Baseball

New life in the old Burg

After 12 years of journeyman relief pitching, Tom Burgmeier is having a bang-up season for Boston. A good thing, too, because the Sox have a terrible arms shortage

By Anthony Cotton

THE WEEK (July 20-26)

By Herm Weiskopf

TV/Radio

THE OLYMPICS: FEAST OR FAMINE

By William Oscar Johnson

Horse Racing

Talk about your long shots!

When Patti and Lee Brauer won a $1-million lottery two years ago, they went out and splurged on a pickup, a tractor and a $5,000 horse. Then they really got lucky

By Demmie Stathoplos

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 21-27

Compiled by Roy S. Johnson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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