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May 25, 1981 Table Of Contents

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IN BUBBLE-GUM CARDS, TOPPS IS STILL TOPS, BUT NO LONGER UNCHALLENGED

By Franz Lidz

Stanley Cup

POWER TO SPARE

Man up, man down, all even, the Islanders scored every which way to blast to a 3-0 Stanley Cup final lead over Minnesota

By E.M. Swift

THERE WERE NO DOUBTS ABOUT IT

THAT'S TWO DOWN AND ONE TO GO

Pleasant Colony, a droopy-eared cipher before the Derby and Preakness, is now a solid bet for racing's Triple Crown

By William Leggett

NBA Finals

ONCE MORE, WITH A LOT OF FEELING

Love, hate, anger and some inspired play by two young forwards—series MVP Cedric Maxwell and Larry Bird—enabled the Celtics to defeat the Rockets and revive a Boston tradition: winning the NBA championship

By John Papanek

TV/Radio

A bunch of fun and good advice

By Franz Lidz

The Big Ten Mess

THE BIG TEN'S BIG MESS

Harsh penalties following a bizarre series of events have made some Illini clamor to get out of the conference

By Douglas S. Looney

Baseball

Perfect in every way

Cleveland's Len Barker promised only a no-hitter, but he delivered a lot more

By Bruce Newman

THE WEEK (May 11-17)

By Herm Weiskopf

Golf

It was clear to Fuzzy

The way to victory in the Colonial, that is, if not the future nature of the tour

By Dan Jenkins

A.J. Foyt

Get Out Of the Way, Here Comes A.J.

When push comes to shove, at his ranch in Texas or on a racetrack anywhere in the world, A.J. Foyt bulldozes to the fore

By Bob Ottum

The Day A.J. Sweat Bullets

By Donia McMurray-Kirmsse

Nostalgia

AIMING TO PLEASE, HE THREW THE LAST STRIKE OF HIS MINOR LEAGUE CAREER

By Larry Colton

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 11-17

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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