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February 16, 1981 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

AN ELOQUENT TEACHER DILATES ON THE DELIGHTS AND BENEFITS OF SWIMMING

By Gilbert Rogin

Point-Shaving Scandal

The Cast of Characters in the BC Caper

By Douglas S. Looney

Millrose Games

WITH A LOT OF HELP FROM THEIR FRIENDS

A couple of determined front-runners enabled Suleiman Nyambui and Don Paige to establish indoor world records at the Millrose Games

By William Nack

Spirit Of '67

THESE 76ers HAVE THE SPIRIT OF '67

Philadelphia is evoking fond memories of that year the Sixers, with the team's best-ever record, last won the NBA title

By Barry McDermott

Solar Airplane

ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN FLY FOREVER

With a little help from the sun, Paul MacCready's solar-powered airplane heads toward the ozone

By Coles Phinizy

TV/Radio

BITTERSWEET BARNSTORMING

By Jim Kaplan

College Basketball

THE WEEK (Feb. 2-8)

By Herm Weiskopf

Hockey

Pining on the pines

Riding the Montreal bench is traditional even for No. 1 pick Doug Wickenheiser

By Kathy Blumenstock

Figure Skating

They set the ice ablaze

A new crop of winners popped up at the 1981 nationals in San Diego, transforming a usually balletic sport into a rip-roaring athletic contest of rare fire and zest

By Bob Ottum

Horse Racing

Yea, The Lord will provide

So far in his career, 3-year-old Lord Avie has taken good care of his 12 owners, who, with corporate bated breath, are now looking ahead to the Triple Crown

By William Leggett

Whole Lot Of Shakin'

Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On

The firm handclasp has gone the way of the set shot, now that everyone is slaphappy. First it was the low five. Then the high five. Who knows what next season's In five will be

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 2-8

Compiled by N. Brooks Clark

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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