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May 11, 1981 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

FOR RIDER OR RACER, A BIKE COMPUTER GIVES YOUR PEDALING EXTRA PIZZAZZ

By Andy Meisler

Footloose

A VERMONT FLY-FISHING SHOP CASTS BACK TO THE JOYS OF THE BAMBOO ROD

By Lionel Atwill

Sideline

AUSSIES FLIP OVER THE LEGIT VERSION OF TWO-UP, AN OLD COIN-TOSSING GAME

By Bil Gilbert

Kentucky Derby

THE STAMPEDE FOR THE ROSES

A monster field of 21 horses burst from the gates at the 107th Kentucky Derby, but at the finish, Pleasant Colony, the Fat Man's colt, was heading the herd

By William Nack

Celtics-Sixers

The Worth of a Bird in Hand

The Celtics came winging back from 3-1 to embarrass the nose-diving Sixers

By John Papanek

AND IN THIS CORNER...

By Roy S. Johnson

Louganis

WINGING ON TOWARD IMMORTALITY

Of all the divers in the history of his exacting sport, Greg Louganis comes closer than any to being "perfect"

By Anita Verschoth

Boston Red Sox

'WHAT-ME WORRY?'

Heroes Fred Lynn, Carlton Fisk and Rick Burleson are long gone and his team is sixth in the American League East, but Boston Manager Ralph Houk nevertheless remains a philosophic disciple of Alfred E. Neuman

By Steve Wulf

Baseball

Raines really pours it on

Montreal's rookie leftfielder has been a one-man deluge, leading the major leagues with 20 steals in his first 19 games while batting .373 and scoring 14 runs

By Jim Kaplan

THE WEEK (April 27-May 3)

By Kathleen Andria

Water Polo

The Soviets had the ponies

After missing the Moscow Olympics, the U.S. had hopes of beating the U.S.S.R., the 1980 gold medalists, in the FINA World Cup. But the Soviets had other plans

By Bruce Newman

TV/Radio

He's a different drummer

Tympanist Tom Akins is in his seventh season of broadcasting baseball games

By Alexander Wolff

Three-Sport Man

THE THREE-SPORT MAN: HAIL AND FAREWELL

Dan Jones of Lewis and Clark College survives as perhaps the last of a glorious species—collegiate athletes who play football, basketball and baseball—because of his diverse talents and his school's insistence that participation, not specialization, is the essence of sport

By Kenny Moore

Reminiscence

WASN'T A REAL BIG LIE, 'CAUSE HE WAS WITHIN ARM'S LENGTH OF THE CARDS

By Giles Tippette

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 27-May 3

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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