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Perspective

VACANT LOTS WERE NEVER IDLE IN THE SPORTS-FILLED YOUTH OF THE AUTHOR

By Jim Strain

Sideline

WHEN HE'S IN DOUBT, AND AT ALL OTHER TIMES, THE AUTHOR UPS AND PUNTS

By R.D. Rosen

Baseball Strike

No Games Today

At an impasse with club owners over the issue of free-agent compensation, major league players went on strike

By Jim Kaplan

Holmes-Spinks

NOW, DOES ANYONE HAVE A QUESTION?

Larry Holmes' stature as a champion is endlessly denigrated, but his effortless handling of Leon Spinks was the McCoy

By Pat Putnam

Hagler-Antuofermo

NO IFS OR ANDS, SOME BUTTS

When middleweight champion Marvin Hagler and Vito Antuofermo put their heads together, the loser in every way was the bloody challenger

By Clive Gammon

Steve Scott

AS WE JOIN OUR SHOW, STEVE, IS, AS USUAL, RUNNING

Can young Steve Scott, miler and soap opera junkie, find happiness and success with a world record? You can bet he'd like to find out

By Kenny Moore

Borg

THE BEARD HAS BEGUN

Bjorn Borg has had several close shaves at Wimbledon, but he hasn't lost in five years. The secret may be a private ritual the preceding fortnight

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Baseball

It's 3,630 and holding

Last week's strike came at a bad time for Pete Rose and other record chasers

By Steve Wulf

THE WEEK (June 8-11)

By Herm Weiskopf

Track & Field

Time was on Seb's side

The only minutes that dragged for Coe came after he ran his world-record 800

By Craig Neff

Golf

Prima Donna by a nose

Donna Caponi is no longer Young, but that was the least of her worries as she beat off challenges by Jerilyn Britz and Pat Meyers to win another LPGA Championship

By Barry McDermott

Muldowney

THE BEST MAN FOR THE JOB IS A WOMAN

When it comes to driving a 2,500-horsepower dragster, two-time world champion Shirley Muldowney is unexcelled

By Sam Moses

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 8-14

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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