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September 7, 1981 Table Of Contents

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Sideline

ON THE RADIO, LES IS BEST WHEN THE HAWAII ISLANDERS PLAY OUT OF TOWN

By Alexander Wolff

Booktalk

ARTHUR ASHE STEPS OFF THE COURT TO REVEAL THE MAN BEHIND THE PLAYER

By Jonathan Yardley

Record Miles

COE ON THE GO

His latest mile world record having lasted but a week, Sebastian Coe came racing back to regain it in Brussels

By Kenny Moore

Troubled Stars

THE BOUNCE, THE BENCH AND THE BOO-BIRDS

Each in his own way, Garry Templeton, Reggie Jackson and Dave Parker faced a slew of troubles on and off the field

By Steve Wulf

Pro Football 81

PRO FOOTBALL 81

A Running Debate

John Underwood, our resident champion of college football, says the pros' low-yield running game represents the worst waste of talent in sport. Bullfeathers, says NFL advocate Paul Zimmerman, firing verbal blasts at Underwood's hallowed ground game.

AFC East

By Paul Zimmerman

AFC Central

By Paul Zimmerman

AFC West

By Paul Zimmerman

LIGHTS! CAMERAS! ACTION!

Release the balloons and strike up the band. Ladies and gentlemen, now, live from the NFL, a real television spectacular. It's prime-time football! As the pictures on these and the following six pages show, that means a hot time in the hometown tonight

NFC East

By Paul Zimmerman

NFC Central

By Paul Zimmerman

NFC West

By Paul Zimmerman

Baseball

They still invest in Bonds

Despite his reputation as a risky commodity, and after sliding from a major league to an AAA rating, much-traveled Bobby Bonds is yielding dividends for the Cubs

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK (Aug. 24-30)

By Herm Weiskopf

Horse Racing

It's the Shoe by a nose

Bill Shoemaker rode John Henry, the favorite, to a hairbreadth win over 40-1 shot The Bart in the Arlington Million

By Clive Gammon

Nostalgia

A HOT GAME OF BIKE POLO WAS A COOL WAY TO SHED YOUTH AND GAIN STATUS

By Ron Rau

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 24-30

Compiled by Alexander Wolff

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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