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Booktalk

THE STORY OF A JOURNEY THAT TOOK A YEAR AND WAS STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS

By Richard Rogin

The Final Four

And a Little Child Led Them

As though drawing inspiration from the Book of Isaiah, baby-faced Isiah Thomas spurred Indiana to a fourth NCAA championship

By Curry Kirkpatrick

IN SUM, IT WAS SWEET FOR SUGAR

Though Ray Leonard took some lumps from a challenging garbage man, he retained his title and strengthened his future bargaining position

By Pat Putnam

Cure The Blues

TALK ABOUT QUICK CURES

Only a year ago Cure the Blues was considered about the slowest critter on four legs. Now the colt's the favorite for the Kentucky Derby

By William Nack

Molly Bolin

THE LADY IS A HOT SHOT

Machine Gun Molly Bolin's poster is wanted, but not just because of her deadly jumper

By Roy S. Johnson

Cricket

THIS ISN'T CRICKET...BUT IT IS

Unseemly behavior, on the pitch and off, mars the old game all over the world now, as an English tour of the West Indies made clear

By Clive Gammon

Herb Odom

HE'S LIVING A FANTASY

"There's a correlation between pulling 'em out and knocking 'em out," says Herb Odom, a dentist and, at 48, a reborn boxer

By Douglas S. Looney

Road Racing

Long run for the money

Marathoners earned as much as a buck a step while vying for 100 grand in L.A.

By Kenny Moore

Tennis

Martina's Garden party

Though Martina Navratilova dominated the winter tour, including last week's Avon Championships, she's still No. 3

By Sarah Pileggi

College Basketball

It was a Tech-book year

Deep in talent, not to mention coaches, Louisiana Tech was simply phenomenal as it ran up a 34-0 record and won the women's national title over Tennessee

By Kathy Blumenstock

Golf

Trying time for Big T

Tom Weiskopf has been in 13 straight Masters, but he may miss out this year

By Dan Jenkins

Julius Erving

'I've Always Felt Powerless'

Dr. J dominates the basketball court, but Julius Erving says he has no control of his life

By John Papanek

Reminiscence

THE ART OF SHOOTING A BOTTLE CAP, BY A BOY WHO CAPPED A CHAMPIONSHIP

By Peter Meinke

For The Record

A roundup of the week March 23-29

Compiled by N. Brooks Clark

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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