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September 22, 1980 Table Of Contents

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Viewpoint

THE BIRD AND FRIENDS MAY ANNOY YOU, BUT CONSIDER WHAT THEY MEAN TO ME

By Jonathan Yardley

Billy Sims

Revved Up and Running

Whether accelerating in the open field or hurtling over for a touchdown or—surprise!—catching passes, Billy Sims has powered the Lions to lopsided wins over L.A. and Green Bay

By Paul Zimmerman

The Family

ALL IS NOT WELL IN THE FAMILY

With Pops ailing and his brood failing, the Pirates may be former champions before postseason play gets under way

By E.M. Swift

Oops To Whoops

THE DAY THAT THE OOPS TURNED TO WHOOPS

No. 1-ranked Ohio State and leading Heisman Trophy candidate Art Schlichter fell behind Syracuse 21-3 early in the second quarter before rallying for a 31-21 win

By Joe Marshall

Jungle Tarpon

NOBLE FISH AND ROYAL RUINS

Archaeologists and anglers come to a Guatemalan lake for the temples and tarpon. If they're lucky, they find Albert

By Clive Gammon

Baseball

No condolences, please

Although Brewer Cecil Cooper's .357 hitting season has been obscured by the Year of Brett, he needs no sympathy

By Anthony Cotton

THE WEEK (Sept. 7-13)

By Kathleen Andria

College Football

Oh, no, here he comes again

In a 73-0 shocker, Wichita State discovered why pro scouts think South Carolina's George Rogers is the best runner around. He's big, fast—and has a little wiggle

By Mike DelNagro

THE WEEK

By Jim Kaplan

Horse Racing

B 'N D needs no ERA

By beating Genuine Risk (2) in the Maskette, the filly Bold 'N Determined laid claim to being the top 3-year-old

By William Leggett

Larry Holmes

THE CHAMP WHO WOULD BE CHAMP

Confused with Ernie Holmes, introduced as the next heavyweight champion of the world, WBC champ Larry Holmes wants his due While realizing he Won't get it no matter how he fares with Ali

By William Nack

Nostalgia

ALTHOUGH THE DODGERS CAN NEVER GO HOME AGAIN, THEIR 1955 PENNANT DID

By Stan Isaacs

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 8-14

Compiled by Craig Neff

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

CREDITS

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