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March 2, 1981 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

AN UPBEAT STORY ABOUT A DYING MAN WHO TURNS TO SPORT AND FINDS LIFE

By Jonathan Yardley

San Diego Track

RIGHT OMENS FOR EAMONN

Having espied a portentous green bikini and donned his lucky singlet, Coghlan cleaved two seconds off his world indoor mile record with a 3:50.6 in San Diego

By Kenny Moore

MILLER TIME ON THE RIVIERA

Johnny Miller may have something brewing again after winning his second tournament of '81, the L.A. Open

By Dan Jenkins

J.R. Richard

J.R.'s Pledge: I'm Going to Return

After a stroke, two operations and a long winter of recuperation, J.R. Richard of the Astros is on the road to recovery

By William Nack

The Brothers Bibby

HE'S NOT HOT STUFF, HE'S MY BROTHER

The Bibby boys, little Henry of the NBA Clippers and big Jim of the baseball Pirates, are notables, though not to one another

By Rick Telander

Mickey Thompson

IS THERE LIFE AFTER HOT-RODDING?

Once the template of the Sh-boom generation and the man who set more than 400 speed records, Mickey Thompson, 52, rolls on—and often over

By Bob Ottum

College Basketball

They're tall, but that ain't all

By learning to work together, the mountainous front line of Center Tom Chambers and forwards Karl Bankowski (left) and Danny Vranes has Utah atop the WAC

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (Feb. 16-22)

By Herm Weiskopf

Tennis

A shot of adrenaline

That's just what the classy Leslie Allen has given to the lifeless women's tour

By Jim Kaplan

Carstensz Pyramid

MOUNTAIN OF THE MISTS

Three Americans set off to climb 16,023-foot Carstensz Pyramid, a mysterious, haze-shrouded peak in New Guinea, but first they must contend with ghosts and an ominous jungle. Part I of a two-part story

By Sam Moses

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 16-22

Compiled by N. Brooks Clark

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD