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Footloose

IT WAS A GRAY DAY FOR A FISHERMAN. THE GREEN RIVER HAD LOST ITS GLITTER

By Steve Raymond

Booktalk

THE CO-AUTHORS OF "AMAZONS" USED A PSEUDONYM. TO AVOID RED FACES?

By Jonathan Yardley

The Playoffs

WOW, WHAT A PLAYOFF

Philadelphia beat Houston in a five-game National League series that set records for drama and excitement

By Ron Fimrite

A CROWN FOR THE ROYALS

By Steve Wulf

LET HIS NAME GO UP IN LIGHTS!

Niatross, pacing's $20 million wonder, wrapped up the Triple Crown while his various owners provided the fireworks

By Douglas S. Looney

Alabama-Rutgers

IT WAS NO PICNIC IN THE BIG APPLE

Alabama's Bear Bryant thought his boys would enjoy a feast up North, but pesky Rutgers nearly spoiled the Tide's party

By Joe Marshall

Pro Basketball 1980-81

'A Chess Game with Soul'

That's how the pro game is described by Paul Westphal of Seattle. Like the others depicted here, he is a player whose skills would fit any team

By John Papanek

BIG GUYS ON THE BLOCK

With their specialty, the defense's equivalent of the slam dunk, shot rejectors can alter the course of a game with the flick of a wrist

By Roy S. Johnson

ATLANTIC division

By John Papanek

MIDWEST division

By Richard O'Connor

PACIFIC division

By Roy S. Johnson

WBL

By Roy S. Johnson

College Football

Multiflexing its muscles

Completely multiple and totally flexible, Harvard has run up a 4-0 record using the innovative and confusing formations of its coach and philosopher, Joe Restic

By Robert H. Boyle

THE WEEK

By Herm Weiskopf

Rugby

An All Black and blue day

The world's best side, from down in New Zealand, trounced the U.S. before the sport's largest American audience

By Dan Levin

Golf

Last crack at the cash

There were far worse problems than gators at Pensacola—you could lose a PGA card or fail to make the Top 60

By Barry McDermott

Pro Football

Over the hill, Calvin ain't

He broke in with such long-gone stars as O.J. and Ron Johnson, and he isn't as quick as he was, but Cleveland isn't asking the old campaigner to turn in his cleats

By E.M. Swift

Tennis

A bland old game gets rough

Headhunters lurked as mixed doubles had its biggest payday in the Couples

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Reminiscence

Some Non-mountainous Mountains were Peaks of the Author's Youth

By Dan Levin

For The Record

A roundup of the week Oct. 6-12

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

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