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J.R. Richard

Now Everyone Believes Him

It took a near-fatal stroke to convince doubters that Houston's J.R. Richard wasn't faking when he complained of arm troubles

By William Nack

JACK, THIS IS GETTING RIDICULOUS

Jack Nicklaus not only rediscovered his putting stroke in time to win a record 19th major tournament, but he also nearly lapped the field with his seven-stroke victory in the PGA Championship at newly treacherous Oak Hill

By Dan Jenkins

Great White Hope

THE GREAT WHITE HOPE

Roger Staubach having retired, the Dallas Cowboys dream of beginning a bright new era of Super Bowls with Danny White at the helm

By Bruce Newman

Béisbol

Bèisbol Is in His Blood

Coatzacoalcos, Mexico is the 30th port in the long odyssey of former major league Pitcher George Brunet

By Steve Wulf

Nymphmania

YEP, ANOTHER NYMPHMANIAC

Whether examining a finger-lickin' good window or hefting 50-pound rocks in a stream, some anglers are bugs over collecting aquatic insects

By Robert H. Boyle

TV/Radio

IT'S GUMBEL, NOT MUMBLE OR BUMBLE

By Lowell Cohn

Baseball

Happy at going halfsies

Hard-hitting Lee Lacy (below left) and Mike Easler constitute a mutual admiration society, which is a good thing because they often share leftfield for Pittsburgh

By Anthony Cotton

THE WEEK (Aug. 3-9)

By Jim Kaplan

Track & Field

A tour that ain't so grand

The U.S. was supposed to meet the gold medalists and wipe them out. No way

By John Papanek

Harness Racing

Money isn't everything—or is it?

Harness horsemen wonder whether the biggest purse ever, $2 million, is the route to raves or road to ridicule.

By Douglas S. Looney

Tennis

Now wait just a minute, kid

Andrea Jaeger, only 15, cut a wide swath through the field at the U.S. Clay Court Championships, until Chris Evert Lloyd taught her some respect for her elders

By Barry McDermott

Newport

RED PANTS, NO SOCKS AND A LITTLE CHOWDER ACTION

Those are just a few of the hallmarks of doughty little Newport, site of old Trinity Church (right), Boutiqueland, a sometime tailless lion and the America's Cup races

By Frank Deford

Perspective

THIS DIEHARD ON SPORTS RULES TURNS OUT TO BE A DIESOFT ONCE IN A WHILE

By Peter Schwed

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 4-10

Compiled by Roy S. Johnson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

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