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Booktalk

A HIP GUIDE TO THE HOT SPOTS AND THE HOTSHOTS OF PICKUP BASKETBALL

By Jonathan Yardley

Olympics

How's This, Mrs. Mullory?

Sebastian Coe, recipient of a cabled reproach after the 800, outkicked Steve Ovett (279) in the 1,500

By Kenny Moore

HE HUFFED AND HE PUFFED, BUT...

By Paul Zimmerman

CUBA SI, STEVENSON SO-SO

By Ron Fimrite

U.S. Swimming

ALL THAT GLITTER WAS NOT GOLD

In spite of fireworks, three world records and Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Long Course Swimming Championships did not an Olympics make

By Joe Marshall

George Brett

BY GEORGE, HE'S SOME HITTER

As a matter of fact, Kansas City's Third Baseman George Brett might well be the best in baseball. And he is a big winner off the field, too

By Ron Fimrite

Boxing

A Detroit tiger for sure

Thomas Hearns was burning bright in Motown, stopping Pipino Cuevas to win the WBA welterweight championship

By Pat Putnam

Baseball

A team in trouble

San Diego still lacks an identity and a sense of direction, and with the star's status in doubt, the future remains bleak

By William Nack

THE WEEK (July 27-Aug. 2)

By Herm Weiskopf

Boating

Like moths to the Cup flame

Again challengers flock to Newport, pursuing the elusive America's Cup

By Coles Phinizy

Yesterday

BRAZILIAN ATHLETES PERKED UP THE 1932 GAMES WITH THEIR COFFEE CAPER

By Jerry D. Lewis

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 28-Aug. 3

Compiled by Roy S. Johnson

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by Jim Kaplan

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